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Then vs. Now: Playground Evolution

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The idea of what is “fun” for children is constantly changing. Let’s face it – when faced with the toys that provided us with endless entertainment when we were young, our kids would most likely roll their eyes and walk away! To track how play …

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Baby Talk: Sleep Training, Part II

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In our first sleep training post, we shared a few popular methods you can use to help your baby achieve a consistent sleep schedule. Of course, no matter how persistent you are with sleep training, it is unlikely you will find immediate peace and quiet. …

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Baby Talk: Sleep Training Series, Part 1

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Fading sleep, Ferberization, the chair method–there are many different strategies professionals recommend for helping your baby fall asleep (and stay asleep). While one method advises letting your child “cry it out,” another suggests picking him or her up every time they make a peep. The …

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Baby Talk: Infant Learning from 0-12 Months

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Infant learning begins the moment your baby enters the world. As a newborn, your baby’s reactions are driven by their rooting reflex, an impulse to respond to stimuli in search of food. On the outside, your baby appears to be “going through the motions” of …