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Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

From The New York Times: “Eat more fruits and vegetables, don’t put plastic containers in the microwave or dishwasher and check recycling codes to reduce exposure to chemicals.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Writing Prescriptions to Play Outdoors

Monday, July 23, 2018

From The New York Times: “Advantages for children include being physically active, spending time in nature and getting away from screens. And fun.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Dolls That Nurture Boys’ Empathy

Thursday, July 19, 2018

From The New York Times: “Playing with dolls in particular, Ms. Parlakian said, can help boys develop social and emotional skills, and the “theory of mind” that enables a child to imagine how another person is feeling and thinking.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Exposing Your Baby To A Second Language

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

From Big Think: “A new study shows that babies raised in bilingual environments develop core cognitive skills like decision-making and problem-solving — before they even speak.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.