Parents and caregivers are babies’ first teachers. Filling your interactions with lots of loving language nutrition provides the building blocks for your child to be more likely to succeed in school and have more positive social interactions. Reading to babies every day is a great way to do it! Reading to your baby daily:

  • Promotes language and brain development
  • Provides an understanding of the world that helps to build empathy
  • Improves attention, decreases anxiety and behavioral issues
  • Helps in the future development of writing and math skills
  • Increases chances of graduating from high school and pursuing a college degree

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Join the 2021 Summer Reading Challenge!

May 25th | 12:00am - Jul 31st | 12:00am
Online Event
Summer Reading Sign-Up begins 5/01/2021. The theme is Tails and Tales! Register for Summer Reading and Log your books and activities…

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Baby Talk is a free, one-way listserv that is distributed monthly. Each issue features high quality, readily available, and free resources.

Mother Goose on the Loose Newsletter April 2021

Mother Goose on the Loose is a research-based approach to helping young children learn.

Talk With Me Baby: Learn the Skills

Learn the skills needed to engage with your child every day in conversation.


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