Posts tagged Julie Clark
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, we’d like to share a guest post from Baby Einstein founder Julie Aigner Clark, a two-time breast cancer survivor who knows all too well of the physical and emotional toll a serious illness takes on a family. She recently wrote a children’s book titled You Are the Best Medicine in order to help parents explain their illness to their kids in a caring way and share her experience on how families can get through it with love, hope, courage, and gratitude. We are deeply moved and inspired by Julie’s story and are happy to share her words with you.
Sometimes it’s hard to say thank you in a way that communicates just how deeply you feel gratitude. Sometimes it’s just too big. When my younger daughter, Sierra, was nine months old she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Three months later, when More >
It’s Together Time Tuesday! Baby Einstein DVDs give you a great reason to cuddle up on the couch and just relax together for a dose of quality time. Make your watching more interactive by talking to your baby through what you see. It’s as easy as naming the cuteness you see onscreen and pointing out objects. If he is a little restless place him in your lap and bounce along together to the music. Watch Baby Einstein founder (and mom) Julie Clark share some of her tips on making the most of your DVD-watching experience.
Remember the joy of banging on pots and pans or the squeak of grass when you blew on it as a kid? Today is World Music Day, so it’s time to make some noise! Making music is an awesome way to play with your baby (and kick start your own creativity by turning almost any household item into an instrument). Here are a few starters:
Shake It Like You Mean It Have an empty water bottle and some dried beans? Then you can have a maraca in under a minute. Put a handful of beans (you can use rice or small stones as an alternative) in a water bottle and secure the lid tightly so your mischievous lil’ one can get shaking. Introduce your little guy to rhythms by first showing him different shakes and then letting him rock out.
Baby Boomer Get your little guy behind his first set of drums today. Head into your kitchen, grab an assortment of pots and More >