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What Are the Benefits of Music for Babies and Toddlers?

Music can be an exceptional tool for helping your child’s development. There are many benefits of music for babies. In fact, the Brain and Creativity Institute, located in California, has actually determined that music during childhood can accelerate brain development. It’s not all about brain development and academic achievement, though. Music has a host of great …

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Starting Solids

The first year of an infant’s life is quite remarkable. Things change so quickly, and it seems like every time you turn around, your baby is conquering some new milestone. Throw in the fact that as a parent, you don’t get much sleep, and that whole first year goes by in a spectacular, blissful, overwhelming …

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Thumb Sucking 101

Thumb sucking can be one of the cutest things that infants and toddlers do. As your toddler enters early childhood though, it’s a good idea to start thinking about ending this habit. While thumb sucking has its benefits for infants, it has a number of harmful effects for older children. Luckily, this is a challenge …

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