Baby Talk: Issue No. 51, August 2015

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 51, August 2015     Milestones Checklists Use these milestones checklists to help family and staff as they track the developmental progress of children ages three months to five years. http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/index.html   Talk, Read, Sing

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 50, July 2015

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 50, July 2015 Depression in Mothers: More than the Blues This toolkit from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) delivers background in-formation about depression and offers ideas that providers can

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 49, June 2015

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 49, June 2015   Use of Mobile Media in Very Young Children More than one-third of babies are tapping on smart phones and tablets even before they learn to walk or talk, and

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 48, May 2015

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 48, May 2015   Free Videos on Resilience Supportive relationships, adaptive skill-building, and positive experiences constitute the foundation of what is commonly called resilience. A new InBrief Video Series on Resilience from the

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 47, April 2015

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 47, April 2015 Expert Panel Recommends New Sleep Durations The National Sleep Foundation (NSF), along with a multi-disciplinary expert panel, issued its new recommendations for appropriate sleep durations. The NSF convened experts from

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 46, March 2015

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 46, March 2015 Babies Learn Best Just Before a Nap Babies devote the majority of their time to sleeping, but until now, little has been known about the links between sleep and the

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 44, January 2015

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 44, January 2015 Talk, Read, Sing: Seven Ways to Build Early Math Literacy Research tells us that exposing children to math early improves their success in school. Talking to young children about

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 43, December 2014

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 43, December 2014 Tips for Raising a Compassionate Infant or Toddler Recent research shows that infants and toddlers are far more empathetic than we once thought. While they have short fuses, and

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 42, November 2014

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 42, November 2014 Reading Aloud to Infants and Toddlers Promotes Early Literacy Recent media attention has focused on how reading aloud to infants promotes positive early literacy outcomes and has a strong,

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