Think your baby is too young to reap the rewards of reading? Think again. Research shows it?s never too early to start enjoying books with your little one. So get ready to break out your copy of Goodnight, Moon and enjoy this ritual with your newest addition.
Literacy development begins in the very early stages of childhood, even though the activities of children may not seem related to reading and writing. Take this quiz to find out if you're on the right track to encouraging a lifelong love of reading.
Additives in packaged foods prevent spoiling and make food look and taste better, but some may not be so good for your children. To help you make informed decisions at the grocery store, check out our chart, then read package labels before you buy.
Parents should always know exactly what their child's prescription says, since pharmacists and even doctors can make mistakes. "Take notes during the exam," suggests pediatrician and Parents advisory-board member Mark Widome, M.D. To decode a prescription, follow these tips:
Teachers, librarians, and other members of the International Reading Association selected the best children's books of 2010. But they also thought that these board books, picture books, and chapter books were great choices too.