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Podcast: Eyes on Learning

  • health and nutrition

Healthy vision is important for a child’s development and learning. But children don’t know what they can’t see.

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek gives a prescription for play

  • parenting

Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek gets the attention of early educators when she asks:  “What happened to play?” in her 2018 Summit presentation

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Grandparents Day offers opportunity to recognize those grandparents raising grandchildren

  • grandparents

The relationship between a child and a grandparent is a special bond, a relationship that is celebrated nationally on the first Sunday after Labor Day. This…

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Podcast: What Looks Like Misbehavior Might Be Stress

  • parenting

Learn how you can recognize the signs of excessive stress and help your little one through the big emotions that come with it.

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Parents Playbook: Quality Time!

  • parenting

This episode of FTF’s Parents Playbook is about being in the zone.

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Mister Rogers movie is a reminder of what young children need

  • child development

“One word, ‘connection,’ captures what is happening inside and what is needed from the outside for a young child’s brain.” Read our…

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Expert advice on shopping with a toddler: ‘They’re not trying to be naughty.’

  • parenting

For busy parents, a routine trip to the grocery store can be a challenge. Make things less stressful and more positive for you and your little one.

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Parents Playbook: Dad, mom in top plays with speedy freshman

  • fatherhood

Check out the video highlights! Play is one of the best things you can do to support your child’s development and learning.

mental health

Mental health is an important part of early childhood developmental milestones

  • parenting

We celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness in May—a time to remember that a child’s future success depends on socio-emotional and behavioral…

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