Reviewer Martha Ramirez: Martha has enjoyed writing stories, poetry, and drawing
since childhood. Her first children's book entitled The Fabulous
Adventures of Fred the Frog was created and inspired by the
curiosity and fascination her toddler has with books. She is a
reviewer for Bookpleasures and a member of ACFW (American Christian
Fiction Writers), the Muse Conference Board, CataNetwork Writers,
American Author's Association, and CWGI (Christian Writers Group
International). She resides with her
husband and son in Northern California where she is
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Publisher: PT Book Publishing
Publisher: PT Book Publishing
Mommy, Draw Stars on My Tummy is a clever way to nurture your touch with young ones. Author Martine Groeneveld has done a superb job at educating readers to why the sense of "touch" is more important than people realize. Nurturing your child with your touch can comfort and calm your child in more ways than one. It is known to stimulate your child's brain development and reduces aggression.
In an earlier study it was discovered that a simple act of touch therapy improved alertness and responsiveness in infants. How extraordinary is that? Martine has created a fun and creative way to incorporate touch therapy in an everyday life setting, merely by spending quality time with your child.
Learn how to connect with your child and stimulate development in a nurturing environment. With its fun rhymes, games, songs and stories, Mommy, Draw Stars on My Tummy is sure to win every child's heart. The colorful pictures paint each story with vibrant imagination.
The "Research On The Benefits of Touch" section is an interesting read as well. Scientific research on the benefits of touch is included and reasons why the positive effects of touch therapy can give children a healthier physical and mental well-being. The easy to follow guide consists of ways to enhance early literacy skills and development. Strengthen your bond with your child as you learn a fun way to spend time together.
Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't. Mommy, Draw Stars on My Tummy is a fun way to incorporate favorite activities and quality time with your loved ones. Who said reading and nurturing your child with the healing power of touch had to be hard?
It's never too early to work on enhancing a healthy well- being.
With Martine's encouragement you will be amazed at what the simple act of "touch" can bring.
Martine Groeneveld is a mother of two young girls as well as a registered nurse, licensed massage therapists, and certified infant massage instructor. She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing and psychology and a National Board Certification in massage therapy in The Netherlands. Martine has over 12 years of experience in traditional and alternative health care, with five years teaching baby and child massage. Her work has been published in national nursing and massage media. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two daughters, where she runs her company My Mini Massage.