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Mr. Roger describes his philosophy about child development:  “Mr. Rogers’ impassioned plea to the U.S. Senate will still give you “goosebumps” 47 years later.”

“You’ve made this day a special day, by just your being you. There’s no person in the whole world like you, and I like you, just the way you are.” Source: Mr. Rogers’ impassioned plea to the U.S. Senate will … Continue reading

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I’ve probably already posted this, but it’s an issue worth revisiting.  Here’s an article posted in NYMAG in 2014:  The Case Against Spanking: It Doesn’t Even Work — Science of Us

The high cost on a kid’s mental and physical health doesn’t pay off in better behavior. Source: The Case Against Spanking: It Doesn’t Even Work — Science of Us

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Can breastfeeding prevent autism?

A new study was published suggesting increasing positive social gazes while breastfeeding reduces the likelihood of the expression of a gene linked to autism.  The increase in oxytocin in  this social expression may provide a buffer for infants.  However, I … Continue reading

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