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  • Tiny Babies Need to Move

    Fri, Mar 22, 2019 | Reading Time: 7 Minute Read
    A baby who lives on his belly on the floor is a mobile, happy baby Let’s take a look at the typical environment of the newborn baby and ask this question: Is it set up for his benefit or ours? After being delivered he is usually taken away from his mother, wrapped up, and put on his back, and often placed, if mother permits, in a nursery with many other babies.

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  • Our Family's Journey

    Fri, May 4, 2018 | Reading Time: 7 Minute Read
    A Moment of Insight and Realization Changed Our Lives Clara learned to read very early and it has changed her life. When my wife was pregnant with our third child, our obstetrician recommended a study that she considered “routine,” called nuchal translucency. Basically this is an ultrasound that measures the amount of liquid in the back of the neck of the growing baby. An average fetus should be within a certain “normal” range.

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  • I Loved Every Minute of Teaching My Girls

    Thu, Apr 5, 2018 | Reading Time: 7 Minute Read
    One professional mother tells the story of teaching and learning with her four girls. Chenee, Janelle, Ariel and Tamara I just want to start by saying that some of the best memories I have with my children were when we were doing The Institutes Program together. I have four daughters, Janelle and Tamara (who are twins), Chenee, and Ariel. I started the program with the twins when they were one and a half years old.

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  • Halloween 2018: It does not have to be all about ghosts and goblins

    Sat, Nov 11, 2017 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    Our families from around the world are gathered in The Children’s Center to learn about “Composers Around the World” from the Students of The Evan Thomas Institute Halloween has traveled around the world. In the United States it is celebrated by more Americans than almost any other cultural event except the 4th of July. It used to be kids only but now baby boomers have decided they do not want to grow up and Halloween has become a good excuse for a party with costumes and a lot of beloved junk food for adults of all ages.

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  • Better Babies Return To Become Better Parents

    Thu, Nov 2, 2017 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    Autumn has arrived on the beautiful campus of The Institutes to welcome the parents attending the October How To Multiply Your Baby’s Intelligence course Since the very first presentation of the “How To Multiply Your Baby’s Intelligence” course in 1978, we have been hearing from our parents about their children. Now many of those better babies are all grown up and having their own better babies. Many of our kids who are now adults remember very well the fun they had learning at home with their mothers and fathers using Bits of Intelligence, reading and dot cards.

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  • What Mothers Know

    Thu, Dec 8, 2016 | Reading Time: 8 Minute Read
    What Mothers Know - First Six Months Are Critical To Development From the moment a baby is born, a struggle begins. Mother does her best to keep her baby close to her, and the world does its best to separate mother from baby. This is a mistake because mothers are the best teachers in the world for their babies. It starts with the well-meaning hospital staff who often whisk the baby away to a nursery far from mother.

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  • Social Growth: Love, Respect, and The Law

    Thu, Oct 13, 2016 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    It is a great compliment to a tiny child when his parents decide that he is ready for the earliest social program, “The Law.” The Law Program concerns the rules of behavior that will most benefit a child in relation to himself, his family and, eventually, to society as a whole. Children understand a black-and-white world, shades of gray are difficult for them to comprehend The purpose of creating a set of simple laws is to establish clear edges so that the child understands what is okay and what is not okay.

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  • Triathlon 2016: The Iron Kids Do It Again

    Sat, Oct 8, 2016 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    Kids Achieve Physical Excellence Athletes will travel from around the world this weekend to Hawaii, where they will dive into the ocean and swim three miles, jump on to a bike and pedal 100 miles, and finally polish off this incredible feat, by running a full marathon. Whoever finishes first will be crowned “Iron Man ” ─ or one presumes, “Iron Woman.” It is amazing to watch these kids achieve physical excellence at such a young age.

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  • Intellectual Excellence: Music Appreciation

    Thu, Apr 7, 2016 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    The steps for carrying out a successful Listening Program Step One Choose your favorite composer. It is always a good idea to start with your favorites when you are teaching your child. Your natural love for what you are presenting will naturally carry over into your child’s own taste. When you are comfortable executing the Listening Program, you can then venture into what is less familiar territory for you.

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  • The Most Amazing and Impactful Educational Experience of My Life

    Thu, Mar 17, 2016 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    Multiply Baby’s Intelligence Course - Amazing & Impactful Educational Experience for Parents - One Mother’s Story I am forever grateful to the most amazing and impactful education experience of my life. The completion of the How To Multiply Your Baby’s Intelligence Course is absolutely more meaningful and useful to me than completing my BA and MBA at Pepperdine University. The course is daily benefiting me and my daughter profoundly. I’m confident that I’ve gone through the best professional parent education on the planet!

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  • Five Swimming Tips for Your Baby

    Thu, Mar 3, 2016 | Reading Time: 2 Minute Read
    Swimming Tips For Baby Douglas Doman, Author of How To Teach Your Baby To Swim, Offers Five Tips For Parents Start as Young as Possible. It is much, much easier to teach a new born to swim than a one-year-old. It is much easier to teach a one-year-old to swim than a two-year-old. It is easier to teach a two-year-old than a three-year-old to swim. The younger the child is the better.

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  • How To Train for a Swimathon

    Thu, Mar 3, 2016 | Reading Time: 2 Minute Read
    Swimathon Training Parents can design their own swimathon for their child, setting goals that fit that family and child. The Evan Thomas Institute Swimathon has two timed periods. Swimathon Training can be fun and exciting for your child. 30-Minute Swim For young swimmers, they must be able to swim independently one length of a 25-yard pool They may swim on their back (with flutter kick and sculling) or using a front crawl with rhythmic breathing.

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  • What About Your Baby’s First Foreign Language?

    Thu, Jul 16, 2015 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    To a baby born in London tonight English is a foreign language no more or less foreign than French, Chinese or Swahili. And yet, the baby will master that first (and most important) foreign language in a few short years. How do our babies do that and how can we make an environment for the baby to enrich his language and his ability to communicate? Very young babies are geniuses at cause and effect.

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  • Professional Fatherhood: The Duty, Battle, and Joy

    Sun, Jun 21, 2015 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    Professional Fatherhood: The Duty, Battle, and Joy - By Bob Moses One of my favorite parables is the story of three men to whom a different amount of talents were given. One man was given five talents, another man two talents, and the third man one talent. The man who received five talents courageously and wisely invested them. He doubled the amount of talents with which he was entrusted. He grew his gift!

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  • The Foundation for Success

    Thu, May 28, 2015 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    35 years ago, Elane Scott attended our early development parenting course, How to Multiply Your Baby’s Intelligence. 35 years later, Elane’s daughter and son-in-law attended the same course and learned how to give their child a strong foundation. Mother’s comments about her experience: “That one week at the How to Multiply Your Baby’s Intelligence course, 35 years ago, made me realize how important my role was as a mother. I learned that the decisions I made to meet the earliest needs of my infant daughter would affect her forever.

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  • Shakira Is Teaching Her Baby To Read And He Loves It 4/29/2015

    Wed, Apr 29, 2015 | Reading Time: 2 Minute Read
    Fifty years ago Glenn Doman wrote How to Teach Your Baby to Read. When Random House published the book there were basically two reactions: “This is a brilliant and wonderful idea” or “What planet did this man fly in from?” And so it has been for 5 decades. Millions of mothers have read the book and used it to teach their babies to read. There are probably hundreds of thousands of Teach Your Baby To Read babies around the world.

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  • ETI Graduate Tells Her Story: Chenee 4/24/2015

    Fri, Apr 24, 2015 | Reading Time: 1 Minute Read
    IAHP ETI Graduate Chenee “We had just finished a performance in Tokyo, and I was off to watch a colleague perform on the aerial lyra. This was the first time I had ever seen an aerial performance outside of Cirque du Soleil and immediately had to try it. Soon after, I moved back to the States for the purpose of studying how to manipulate these beautiful apparatuses. Unfortunately, starting a career in the aerial arts at the age of 26 is typically not done.

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  • ETI Graduate Tells Her Story: Victoria 4/22/2015

    Wed, Apr 22, 2015 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    Victoria in a hammer throw competition “Hammer throw is a discipline that requires extreme coordination, balance, strength, and even endurance, both mental and physical. Looking back, I am certain that without the early mental and physical training I received thanks to The Institutes’ Early Development Program and International School I would not be where I am today. The International School students are trained to be physically, socially, and intellectually excellent individuals, well balanced across all three areas.

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