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Million word gap for children not read to at home:
How to raise a reader- helpful article for all parents and grandparents:
Pediatrician Explains How Doing This One Thing Early Can Change A Child’s Life
J.K. Rowling found out her books helped save this baby's life. Her response was magic.
Instead of a funeral, she wants you to read to a child...
Too Small To Fail
New York Times article
The Melancholy Mystery of Lullabies
Mind in the Making Book Lists-excellent resource!
Excellent article with easy to follow guidelines on reading to a baby or toddler:
Bedtime for Toddlers: Ten Steps to Sleep Without Tears
Web site for developmental milestones:
Wonderful web site with lots of information on books for infants and toddlers.
Great article on the basics of reading to babies and toddlers:
KidsHealth is the #1 most-visited website for children's health and development.
Resources and information for the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development.