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Why Reading To your Baby is Important

October 22nd, 2013 | By: Nancy Ripton
Introducing books at an early age is the best way to raise a child who enjoys reading and does well in school. Here’s how to share story time with your little one.
Why Reading To your Baby is Important

As I sat reading Goodnight Moon night after night to my unresponsive one-month-old, it was difficult to convince myself this classic was actually for his benefit. But experts recommend reading to your newborn from day one. "They won't understand the story or be able to follow along, but they will benefit from the intonation and inflection in your voice," says Dr. Tanya Remer-Altman.

Is Your Child Afraid of the Water?

August 27th, 2011 | By: Alyson Schafer
Why some children are afraid of water and how parents can help
Is Your Child Afraid of the Water?

You’ve planned a fun day at the pool; unfortunately, your child won’t go near the water. Here’s why children become fearful and how to help them enjoy splashing around.

Coping with a Crying Baby

April 27th, 2010 | By: Sharon Silver
Here's what to do when your baby or toddler turn on the tears
Coping with a Crying Baby

I haven’t met a parent yet who doesn’t feel a tug at their heart strings when their child cries. At the same time, I think most parents understand that crying is part of the language of early childhood. Here’s how to understand crying from baby to toddler.