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Dads, Early Engagement Can Help Curb Postnatal Behavioral Problems in Infants

Engaged Dads Reduce Postnatal Disturbances in Infants

According to a new study, infants whose fathers are more involved with them at 3 months old tend to display less behavioral troubles at age one. Continue reading

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5 Ways a Baby’s First Year Impacts His/Her Future

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Have you recently had a baby? The first year might be hard on parents who are recovering from pregnancy and birth, dealing with sleepless nights and getting to know their newborn. It’s hard to imagine that this particular time period, which your child won’t consciously remember, has such a significant impact on his/her future development — but it does! Are you wondering what you can do to positively shape your child’s future in the first 12 months? Read on. Continue reading

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Beliefs about Beliefs: Theory of Mind Development

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An important aspect of a child’s cognitive development is the emergence of a representational theory of mind. Having a theory of mind means that one is able to impute mental states – such as beliefs, intentions, knowledge and desires – to oneself and others.  In simple terms, it involves knowing that other people have minds of their own and that their thoughts and knowledge can differ from one’s own. Continue reading

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