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"It's not just baby talk. Any kind of talk with young children — especially if they're too young to talk back — will do.  Because talk is vital to a child's brain development, says Dana Suskind, who found her passion for literacy in an unlikely place: the operating room."

The Surgeon Who Became An Activist For Baby Talk

The new book by surgeon Dana Suskind, Thirty Million Words: Building A Child's Brain, explores the importance of constantly talking to our kids, even when they're too young to talk back.

Encourage Creative Thinking with these Top 10 tips!  #5 is my child's favorite activity!

Top 10 Ways to Encourage Creative Thinking

Easy ideas for setting up open-ended play provocations that will build your child's confidence (and free up some mama-time) :: tinkerlab.com

We only think when confronted with a problem

Great list of open ended play ideas that will get kids thinking and build confidence. By Tinkerlab.

Learn more at http://www.readaloud.org/drhutton.html

Hutton Says" Have a question about your child's brain development and what you can do to feed those connections that make learning possible?

Dr. Hutton prescribes reading aloud! Read Aloud 15 MINUTES welcomes Dr. John S. Hutton, a pediatrician and clinical research fellow at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, as our “SpokesDoctor”, adding his knowledge, expertise, passion and voice to spread our urgent message.

Reading is not a natural process that children are born to know how to do. You are your child's first and most important teacher: Read aloud every day, from birth, for at least 15 MINUTES.

Mom Photographs Daughter as History's Most Heroic Women, what an amazing idea!

Mom Photographs Daughter as History's Most Heroic Women

Not just a girl…the photographer/mom decided to have her model/daughter dress up for a photo shoot.inspiration was from REAL female role models.not Disney Princesses!

Teaching world language through the interpretative, interpersonal, and presentational modes, Sarah Loyola uses edtech and social media to keep it authentic for her students.

Authentic Activities for the World Language Classroom

Good links - Teaching world language through the interpretative, interpersonal, and presentational modes, Sarah Loyola uses edtech and social media to keep it authentic for her students.

A new study, published in the journal Pediatrics, offers scientific evidence that confirms the brain-boosting benefits of reading.

A new study, published in the journal Pediatrics, offers scientific evidence that confirms the brain-boosting benefits of reading.

Amazon.com: How Babies Talk: The Magic and Mystery of Language in the First Three Years of Life, by Roberta Golinkoff, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek. A book all Mpressarias should read.

How Babies Talk: The Magic and Mystery of Language in the First Three Years of Life

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