RIE® Certified Parent-Infant Guidance™ Classes
Focused on Magda Gerber's Educaring® Approach, classes aim to support parents with insights to putting RIE® principles into practice. Starting from 3 months old, infants and their parents meet weekly as a group and grow together until the children turn 2 years old.
The space is set up with the individual children in mind, for each to explore, enjoy, and take on challenges at his or her own time, in his or her own way. Parents are invited to relax and sensitively observe the children and themselves, to discover their infant or toddler's authentic process, and to delight at how attentive, active, aware, and able children can be at this early age. As the RIE® facilitator, I am present to intervene when needed, and relate my choices of action to the Educaring® Approach. Together with parents, we share knowledge and perspectives and talk about how to support their child's needs as well as their own.
The goal of RIE® is to help raise infants who are: