The Parent-Infant Foundation works to achieve their vision of all babies having a sensitive, nurturing relationship. They do this through specialised parent-infant relationship teams, quality networks of parent-infant relationship teams and work to give babies and services that work with them a voice which shapes the national and local policy and practice agenda.
From early mathematical skills to learning to code, story-telling and meaning making as part of literacy development and a keen enthusiasm for exploring and investigating the world around – I thoroughly enjoyed this training given by Norfolk County Council.
To better grasp the potent hold of the emotions on the thinking mind – and why feeling and reason are so readily at war – consider how the brain evolved. Human brains, with their three pounds or so of cells and neural juices, are about triple the size of those in our nearest cousins in evolution, the nonhuman primates. Over millions of years of evolution, the brain has grown from the bottom up, with its higher centres developing as elaborations of lower, more ancient parts. (The growth of the brain in the human embryo roughly retraces this evolutionary course.)