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On Letting Infants “Cry It Out”

One of the most emotionally and physically taxing parts of being a new parent may be deciding if you will let your infant cry him/herself to sleep by self-soothing or attending to your baby after you have put him/her to … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Read Aloud to Your Child?

How often do you read to your child? The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages parents and caregivers to read to children from infancy on every day; however this recommendation is only followed for fewer than half of children under five. Scholastic‘s research … Continue reading

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How Much Screen Time Is too Much?

With all of the most innovative technology at our fingertips, and at the fingertips of our children, how much screen time is too much? According to Michigan State University (MSU), “more than 40 percent of infants under 5 months of … Continue reading

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