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Changing Education Paradigms

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Changing Education ParadigmsPlay

Creative animated video of a talk by Sir Ken Robinson on the adverse effect of of our traditional education system on our children.
 
Animation provided by the RSA (The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce)

Why Parental Happiness Matters

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Why Parental Happiness MattersPlay

Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Lindsay Reed Maines discuss why kids benefit when parents prioritize their own happiness.
 
 
 

When Was The Last Time You Were Called Childish?

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When Was The Last Time You Were Called Childish?Play

An interesting talk by child prodigy Adora Svitak about what adults can learn from kids. Adora says that the world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, and this starts with grownups’ willingness to learn from children as much as to …

The Parent Rap

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The Parent RapPlay

A funny video about parenting that all parents can probably relate to!
 

11 Year Old Organic Food Activist on Ted Talks

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11 Year Old Organic Food Activist on Ted TalksPlay

An informative talk about organic foods, by an impressive 11 year old organic food activist. Watch and learn about the ills of some conventionally reared/grown foods and the benefits of switching to organic foods.
 
 

The Linguistic Genius of Babies

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The Linguistic Genius of BabiesPlay

Patricia Kuhl, an internationally recognized expert on early language and brain development shares her astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated …

How to Effectively Deal With Biting

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How to Effectively Deal With BitingPlay

Do you have a biter on your hands? Watch this video for tactics to deal with your little piranha.

Parentology Founders : Gonan & Johan Speak at TED in Santa Cruz

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Parentology Founders : Gonan & Johan Speak at TED in Santa CruzPlay

A TED Talks video by UAE’s very own Gonan and Johan. The Bright Babyhood Team are big fans of this duo who are founders of Parentology, a relationship philosophy and series of workshops, currently delivered in four continents. 
 
 
 
 
 

Daddy-O – Happy Father’s Day!

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Daddy-O – Happy Father’s Day!

An exclusive playlist for Father’s Day with tunes by music legends who have sung some of these songs for their children or fathers. Happy Father’s Day to all you awesome dads out there!

Playlist – Boogie Down Little Ones!

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Playlist – Boogie Down Little Ones!

A playlist, chock full of foot tapping ditties, to boogie with your kiddies over the weekend. Some reggae, some a cappella, some swing and some good old rock and roll – enjoy!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Brain Rules For Baby – Myth Buster

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Brain Rules For Baby – Myth BusterPlay

An informative video about some common misconceptions with regards to a baby’s cognitive development, by John Medina – a developmental molecular biologist who is the author of the New York Times bestseller Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five.
 

School Lunches

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School LunchesPlay

“Renegade Lunch Lady” Ann Cooper talks about the coming revolution in the way kids eat at school — local, sustainable, seasonal and even educational food.

Pink Slime – Do You Know What’s In Your Child’s Lunch?

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Pink Slime – Do You Know What’s In Your Child’s Lunch?Play

We have all heard about Pink Slime – made from scraps of beef and fat taken from the floors of slaughter houses and combined with ammonia to kill bacteria – very commonly used by fast food restaurants. Here is an eye-opening demonstration by Jamie Oliver on how Pink Slime is …

Brain Games: Fun Ways to Teach Your Child Math Without Leaving the Dinner Table

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Brain Games: Fun Ways to Teach Your Child Math Without Leaving the Dinner TablePlay

Professor Ming Ming Chiu from the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education is known for helping parents find teachable math moments.

Dr. Harvey Karp – Happiest Toddler on the Block

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Dr. Harvey Karp – Happiest Toddler on the BlockPlay

Watch Dr. Harvey Karp, author of book and DVD, The Happiest Toddler on the Block ,in action. Dr. Karp is world renowned for his revolutionary techniques in taming those terrible twos. A must watch by parents battling toddler tantrums and disciplining issues.
 
 

What do babies think?

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What do babies think?Play

"Babies and young children are like the R&D division of the human species," says psychologist Alison Gopnik. Watch this fascinating talk by Alison Gopnik about the decision-making that babies are really doing when they play.
 
 

Toxic Baby

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Toxic BabyPlay

A very interesting talk by filmmaker Penelope Jagessar Chaffer and scientist Tyrone Hayes on harmful chemicals that babies are exposed to.

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