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Mister Rogers and child. Photo credit Jim Judkis

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…

parent running while shopping with a toddler

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.

Playbook highlights of playing with baby

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…

Mom and daughter on slide

Quality time doesn’t have to cost a thing

  • parenting

Read the story of how an unexpected car repair bill led a single mom to realize that the best we can give our children starts with ourselves.

Playtime is serious business for young children

Playtime is serious business for kids

  • parenting

​Play​ is a natural and important way young children discover and learn. Parents and caring adults can do their part by getting in the game.

Toddler playing in the pantry

Is my 1-year-old’s behavior naughty or normal?

  • parenting

Getting into things, unrolling the toilet paper and dropping food on the floor are part of how your baby makes sense of the world.

Hug your baby early and often. It’s good for the brain.

  • parenting

It makes sense, but now there’s research that the more ​gentle touching the better for a baby’s brain.

Facetime isn't the same as other screen time

FaceTime can help babies connect with long-distance relatives

  • parenting

​​Video chat is an exception to pediatricians’ “no screens for babies” recommendation because it enables responsive, back-and-forth…

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