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What does expert research tell us about the support that children need to thrive from conception to age five?

Experts across multiple sectors: psychologists, physicians, social workers, and more, have spent decades studying the needs, barriers and success factors for children in their early years. We want to know what the latest research says. 

What does expert research tell us about the support children need to thrive from conception to age five?

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This recent trend by the Economist reminded me that my focus on 'early childhood' was slanted toward education and vaccinations are part of the 'essentials'. Deliverying simple vaccinations to all newborns are a perfect example of straight forward so

This recent trend by the Economist reminded me that my focus on 'early childhood' was slanted toward education and vaccinations are part of the 'essentials'. Deliverying simple vaccinations to all newborns are a perfect example of straight forward so

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For children in the first five years, reading or being read to its a very important factor to their development. The national education association reported that children that read more frequently are proven to; count to 20 or higher, write their own

For children in the first five years, reading or being read to its a very important factor to their development. The national education association reported that children that read more frequently are proven to; count to 20 or higher, write their own

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Research report on the day care industry in the US. It talks about it from a business perspective and is secondary research. It points to interesting trends in the US, not sure how relevant it is to the current challenge, but thought I would include

Research report on the day care industry in the US. It talks about it from a business perspective and is secondary research. It points to interesting trends in the US, not sure how relevant it is to the current challenge, but thought I would include

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"You can't expect the child to respond to how you want to parent."  - Dr. Smith (pseudonym)

Last week I interviewed a local pediatrician and so much of what she expressed centered around managing expectations for parents.   "As kids get older they

"You can't expect the child to respond to how you want to parent." - Dr. Smith (pseudonym) Last week I interviewed a local pediatrician and so much of what she expressed centered around managing expectations for parents. "As kids get older they

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Reading about Too Small To Fail's work with empathy and social and emotional development reminded me of some awesome articles I've read relating to emotional intelligence. The NYT article gives some great examples of teaching emotional intelligence a

Reading about Too Small To Fail's work with empathy and social and emotional development reminded me of some awesome articles I've read relating to emotional intelligence. The NYT article gives some great examples of teaching emotional intelligence a

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I am a mom of a two year old toddler and Babycenter.com has always been an excellent resource for me in providing timely relevant bite sized information while I was pregnant and after. The weekly newsletters provide a quick summary of what to expect

I am a mom of a two year old toddler and Babycenter.com has always been an excellent resource for me in providing timely relevant bite sized information while I was pregnant and after. The weekly newsletters provide a quick summary of what to expect

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Whether rich or poor, these 10 steps help develop kids to be smarter. Especially relevant during the early stages of child development. And what is more- it is backed by science. First read in the Time Magazine, the entire article can be found here:

Whether rich or poor, these 10 steps help develop kids to be smarter. Especially relevant during the early stages of child development. And what is more- it is backed by science. First read in the Time Magazine, the entire article can be found here:

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