Relaxation is a learned behavior that helps in emotional development. Children need to learn to relax, to "refill" their energy after actively playing and exploring all day. Helping them learn how to relax will give them lifelong skills in handling stress, regulating their emotions, and being focused and reflective.
What to do:In the afternoon, around the time that your baby takes his nap, darken the room, play some quiet music, and cuddle with her. Your breathing together will do wonders in relaxing both of you!
Children thrive when exposed to different kinds of stimulation presented as play. The following are different types of activities for babies that parents can do to help their baby learn.