Let your children melt into you...'Time outs, for instance, do not work if your aim is to nurture an intimate and respectful relationship with a child. A child’s greatest fear is abandonment, and a time out is experienced by a child as just this. They also learn that adults’ acceptance of them is conditional on certain ways of being, that they are not loved unconditionally. Security and trust are eroded'
Wrapped crib mattresses prevented toxic off-gassing and reduced SIDS occurrences 72%. Babies slept on wrapped mattresses (to December 2010) At least 205,000 Reported crib deaths among those babies: None Crib deaths on other mattresses during the same period: About 975 Reduction in NZ crib death rate since mattress-wrapping commenced: 72% Approximate reduction in Pakeha (majority NZ European ethnicity) crib death rate: 85%