"Your journey has molded you for the greater good. It was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think you've lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now, and now is right on time."
- Asha Tyson
Sue Cornbluth, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist, professor of psychology at Temple University and a national expert in foster care/adoption and child abuse. She is mother to two and resides in Pennsylvania.
She began her career in the field of foster care. It was there that Dr. Sue learned how to connect with abused children through building a safe, trusting relationship with each child she counseled. Dr. Sue is also the author of the book, "The Ambiguous Foster Child: Attachment, Separation, Loss and Loyalty," a motivational speaker, and a TV Contributor. Most recently, she has created her own business called, "Parenting Beyond Trauma," which provides parents and children with educational tools to help them move from trauma to triumph. Her passion is to make a difference in the lives of all children by educating parents and professionals in how to help children succeed in life. To learn more about Dr. Sue, please visit www.drsueandyou.com.
"I am excited to be joining "Smile at Your Baby" as a board member. I believe that healthy attachment is the key to ultimate success for a child and their family. That is why I am proud to stand behind Smile at your baby!"
"It is a great pleasure to serve as a board member. Early relationships are critical to healthy brain development. Supporting the work of Smile at Your Baby, helps to create this critically needed awareness. We ALL benefit when ALL children have well developed brains, and it begins with secure attachment!"
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"I support Smile At Your Baby because I believe in healthy parenting. I taught Head Start for ten years and learned that interacting, smiling and talking with a baby in the first few months of life is so critical for healthy emotional development. Children that attach as infants are much happier and healthier, and are able to connect with people and be empathetic. Teaching has given me first hand experience with how profoundly parenting effects children's lives, for better, or for worse. More people need to realize how important things as simple as smiling at and holding your baby can be! Smile At Your Baby's approach to educating new and soon-to-be parents in ways that they will respond to is innovative and desperately needed."
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Vivien Sabel; British-based psychotherapist, baby expert, mother, stepmother and author of The Blossom Method™
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Mikala Rowland; Mother to 5-year-old daughter, Student, Works as Relief Staff at the Children's Home of Lubbock and Volunteers at Parkridge Pregnancy Center, resides in Lubbock, TX
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"As a mother of two and writer for kids, I believe the philosophy and mission of Smile At Your Baby! is nothing short of world-changing. When children know they are loved and valued they grow up to be adults who love and value people in the ways our hurting world needs. Thank you, Shelley Calissendorff for staying focused on this important call!" ~ Sundee T. Frazier, Author of Coretta Scott-King Award-Winning children's book, "Brandon Buckley's Universe and Everything in it"