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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.

Tips on Temperament - Explains the basics of temperament—what it is, and how temperament influences development.

Temperament: Reaction to New People - Outlines how social skills are influenced by temperament.

Temperament: Reaction to Change - Shows how temperament influences how easily (or not) a child copes with changes and transitions.

Temperamen: Persistence, Patience, and Frustration - Shows how a child’s able to persist with a challenge and handle frustration are a function of temperament.

Temperament: Intensity of Reaction - Highlights how intensity—whether a child is laid back or very feisty—is linked to temperament.

Temperament: Activity Level - Explains how the activity level of children is a function of temperament.

Tuning in to Temperament - Provides a set of downloadable resources on temperament especially designed for family, friend, and neighbor child care providers.

Babies and Their Senses - Zero to Three Journal article that discusses how parents can tune in to their babies’ sensory likes and dislikes.



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