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Eating Nuts During Pregnancy Tied to Brain Benefits in Baby

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

From The New York Times: “Children of mothers who ate 2 to 3 ounces of nuts a week during pregnancy tended to score higher on tests of memory, attention and I.Q.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Study Finds Breaking Cycle of Poverty Could Start in Preschool Classroom

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

From WTOP: “Similar to their parents, second generation Perry participants were more likely to advance their education and stay out of trouble, both at school and with the law — and a lot of it has to do with an improved home life.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

A ‘Million Word Gap’ for Kids Who Aren’t Read to at Home

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

From PsychCentral: “Young children who are read five books a day from birth will begin kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids who were never read to, according to a new study published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.