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New Research Shows What Baby’s Coos & Cries Say About Language

The study helps to explain infant language development.

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Can Video Games Help a Child’s Learning & Development?

“Now there’s a more balanced view of video games and how they can help kids learn, grow and thrive.”

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What I Learned about Opening Up after My Son’s ASD Diagnosis

“I told myself over and over again that just because he now had the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder nothing changed. He was still the exact same amazing little boy that he was seconds before the doctor had said the words out loud.”

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Is It Autism or a Speech Delay?

“Regardless if your child is delayed only in expressive language or if he is already diagnosed with severe autism, you as a parent can learn to detect and treat delays and help your child to catch up as much as possible.”

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Feed Their Belly (& Their Minds) with Cerebelly’s Newest Snack

We’re obsessed with their Smart Bars released last Ocotber and veggie-first pouches, and are eagerly awaiting their newest product: smoothie-inspired pouches.

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Let’s Play! Small & Local Toy Stores to Support This Christmas

Show locally owned (& perfectly small) toy stores some love this holiday season!

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A Different Kind of Grief

“We aren’t physically suffering a loss. We suffer the loss of a dream we had. We have missed expectations and missed experiences.”

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The Diagnosis That Confirmed What I Already Knew

“As we got to the car all I could do was sit and cry, saying ‘I wasn’t crazy,’ confirming what my maternal instinct had been telling me.”

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When Your Child Receives An Autism Diagnosis: The Stages Might Surprise You

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Life with an autistic child happens in stages. And thankfully so! If we, as their parents, had to undertake every single aspect all at once, we might not be able to shoulder the weight and escape…

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The Only Type of Mom I Need to Be

“Being a mom is about moving through life with these little humans and making sense of it all. It’s about knowing that, for this short window in their life, no one knows them better than me or loves them more than I do.”

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The Scientific Reason Why Yelling Doesn’t Work

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Have you ever wondered how the emotion used in your voice affects how your kids listen or understand what you tell them? No doubt most of us have had moments where we “lost it” with our kids and…

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Babies May Cry in Different Languages, According to Science

Here’s why your baby sounds different than kiddos from other languages.

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Can Your Baby Understand Counting? New Research Says Yes

New research finds that children may understand the concept of counting much earlier than the preschool years.

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3 Reasons Why The Block Set by Lovevery Is the Only One You’ll Need

Expertly crafted for infinite play potential, The Block Set is both comprehensive and flexible in its design.

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One Cool Thing: Panda Crate Subscription Box for Babies & Toddlers

Babies are naturally curious and creative, and they love spending time with you. But if you’re not sure how to fill your days together, here’s your answer: The best way to help babies learn and grow is to give them…

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Texas A&M Just Launched a Historic New 4-Year Program for Students with Disabilities

Students with all abilities should have a chance to get a true college experience.

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Autism Markers Aren’t Always Linked to Developing Autism, New Study Finds

New research looks at how to identify autism in babies.

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This 13-Year-Old Soccer Phenom Just Made Her-Story Signing a Deal With Nike

This teen is breaking barriers for young women everywhere.

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Jersey Shore’s JWoww Opens Up about Her Son’s Developmental Struggles

JWoww’s emotional post about her son will bring you to tears.

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Too Many Baby Foods Have Been Found to Contain Lead & Other Heavy Metals—Report

New lab testing by “Consumer Reports” has found alarming levels of heavy metals in several baby foods, including lead, arsenic and cadmium.

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It Doesn’t Matter If Kids’ Parents Are Straight or Gay, Study Finds

A new study reveals that it doesn’t matter if you’re gay or straight, because all parents are created equal.

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Connecting with Your Baby During Pregnancy Has Big Implications Once They’re Born

Interacting with your baby is always a good thing—always.

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The Earlier Your Kid Masters This Skill, the Faster They’ll Learn How to Read

The faster your kid can master this developmental skill, the better a reader he or she will be.

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Diagnosing Autism in 2 Minutes or Less? A New Study Takes on the Challenge

This could have huge implications for families everywhere.

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