Janet Lansbury

When we perceive our infants as capable, intelligent, responsive people ready to participate in life, initiate activity, receive and return our efforts to communicate with them, then we find that they are all of those things. I am not suggesting that we treat infants as small adults. They need a baby’s life. But they deserve the same level of human respect that we give to adults. If you asked (and they could answer), here are some examples they might offer of baby care that reflect that respect:

  • Tell me what’s going on
  • Give me attention
  • Hear me, don’t just fix me
  • Let me create and initiate my own activities
  • Trust me with the truth

Read “What Your Baby Can’t Tell You” by Janet Lansbury » 

More From Janet

New Audio Series

Sessions are individual recordings of Janet’s private consultations with parents discussing their personal parenting issues. There are complete descriptions of each episode on the order page. You can download them individually or order the entire set.

Get Instant Access To My
New Audio Series

Books & Audio Books

Both of Janet’s best-selling books are published in paperback, iBook, and Kindle. They are offered in English and Spanish. Audio versions of the books are read by Janet and available at Amazon and Audible.com.

Browse My Books
and Audio Books

Podcast

Finding The Right Tone For Setting Limits

In this episode: a parent is having difficulty convincing her 10-month old that pulling mommy’s hair is not a good game, but her son is not getting the message.

Listen To More Episodes

Consult With Me

Schedule a private one-on-one consultation to speak directly with Janet for personalized advice. Use the contact form on the Consultlations page and we’ll be in touch to schedule an appointment.

Make An Appointment »

Speaking

For inquiries to book me to speak at your event, please fill out the form on the contact page.

Contact Me »

Community