Infants and toddlers’ cognitive development and general knowledge learning occur through meaningful interactions with nurturing adults. This News You Can Use provides teachers, home visitors, and family child care providers with strategies to support them.
"My 1st Year" and "Discovering Feelings" Books can be used by parents, caregivers and consultants. They are designed to help adults better understand a baby's development, recognize important milestones and in helping to label a young child’s feelings.
Explore in this News You Can Use how the connections within the brain are created and made strong, the negative impact of chronic stress at an early age, and how caring adults can help even in difficult situations.