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Little Kids, Big Questions
is a series of 12 podcasts that translates the research of early childhood development into parenting practices that mothers, fathers and other caregivers can tailor to the needs of their own child and family. Click here to listen to or download the podcasts. This podcast series is generously funded by MetLife Foundation.

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General Parenting Topics:

Everyday Ways to Support Your Baby or Toddler's Early Learning
Download this handout (in both English and Spanish) to learn more about how you can support your child's development from birth to three in the everyday moments you share. 

What We Know About Early Literacy and Language Development
This handout provides information on how early language and literacy skills unfold across the first three years of life.

Tips for Your Child's Development Assessment
This handout provides tips on preparing for, and participating fully in, your child's developmental assessment.

Healthy Eating Strategies for Young Children
This handout suggests 8 ways that parents can help their baby or toddler develop healthy eating habits in the first three years. [English ] [Espanol ]

Age-Based Handouts:

Birth to 12 Months | 12 to 24 months | 24 to 36 months

Birth to 12 Months


Healthy Minds: Nurturing Your Child’s Healthy Development


Birth to 2 Months
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2 to 6 Months
View in English [305 KBIcon_pdf] or Espanol  [385 KBIcon_pdf]
 
6 to 9 Months
View in English [286 KBIcon_pdf] or Espanol  [379 KBIcon_pdf]
 
9 to 12 Months
View in English [299 KBIcon_pdf] or Espanol  [333 KBIcon_pdf]


The Magic of Everyday Moments

Birth to 4 Months
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4 to 6 Months
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6 to 9 Months
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9 to 12 Months
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Supporting Your Baby’s Language and Literacy Skills

Supporting Your Baby’s Thinking Skills

Supporting Your Baby’s Self-Confidence

Supporting Your Baby’s Self-Control


Your Baby's Development

Birth to 3 Months

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 3 to 6 Months

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6 to 9 Months

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9 to 12 Months

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12 to 24 Months


Healthy Minds: Nurturing Your Child’s Healthy Development


12 to 18 Months
View in English  [304 KB Icon_pdf] or Espanol  [324 KB Icon_pdf]
 
18 to 24 Months
View in English  [260 KB Icon_pdf] or Espanol  [331 KB Icon_pdf]


The Magic of Everyday Moments

12 to 15 Months
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15 to 18 Months
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18 to 24 Months
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Supporting Your Baby’s Language and Literacy Skills

Supporting Your Baby’s Thinking Skills

Supporting Your Baby’s Self-Confidence

Supporting Your Baby’s Self-Control


Your Baby's Development

12 to 15 Months

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15 to 18 Months

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18 to 24 Months

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24 to 36 Months


Healthy Minds: Nurturing Your Child’s Healthy Development

View in English  [292 KB Icon_pdf]  or Espanol  [336 KB Icon_pdf]


The Magic of Everyday Moments

24 to 36 Months
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Supporting Your Baby’s Language and Literacy Skills

Supporting Your Baby’s Thinking Skills

Supporting Your Baby’s Self-Confidence

Supporting Your Baby’s Self-Control


Your Baby's Development

24 to 30 Months

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30 to 36 Months

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