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Day Care 101: How to Choose the Best Day Care Facility for Your Family

If you’re considering putting your baby in day care, here’s what you need to know — from benefits and downsides to the questions you should ask and what to look for in a facility....

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Heuristic Play – 5 Key Benefits for Nurseries

Heuristic play is when you give a group of children a range of different objects and receptacles in a controlled environment and allow ...

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Toddlers and Challenging Behavior

This article explores the meaning behind challenging behaviors and how parents and caregivers can set age-appropriate limits for their toddlers....

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Baby's Sleep Issues Could Sometimes Signal Autism

Babies who have disrupted sleep, as many with autism do, may experience delayed brain development, a new study published online in the American Journal of Psychiatry....

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Beyond Baby Talk: Helping Early Language

Teaching parents how to talk to their babies could help boost their children's language development, researchers say....

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How to Tame Morning Chaos

Are your mornings always chaotic? Between making breakfast, packing lunches, getting everyone dressed and hunting for homework assignments...

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Is it ADHD?

Learn about the symptoms of ADHD and what to do if you’re concerned that your child might have this disorder....

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Integrating STEM Learning in Early Childhood Education

In ways that have yet to be fully understood, early development of STEM skills seems to support.....