Important things to know about early development (Center on the Developing Child – Harvard)

5 Steps for brain building (“serve and return”) (Center on the Developing Child)

Importance of the early years for brain development (University of Minnesota CEED)

The secret to a smarter baby (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Why it is never too early to read with your baby (AAP)

Best way to share books with your infant (AAP)

Best books for babies (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh)

Early reading and literacy tips for families (AAP)

More reading resources for families (AAP)

Books and tips that promote life skills (Mind in the Making)

Quality checklist for choosing child care (AAP)

Good toys by age and stage (National Association for the Education of Young Children)

Developmental milestones from 0-3 years (

App for tracking developmental milestones from 0-5 years (Centers for Disease Control)

Brain building activities with VROOM (National Head Start Foundation)

More brain building activities from VROOM (Ages 0 – 5 years)

Vroom App and more brain building activities (Vroom)

Enhancing and practicing executive (higher cognitive) function skills (Harvard)

Podcast: All about breastfeeding and it’s benefits (PediaCast)

Vegetarian Diets for Children: Right from the Start (Physicians Committee)

Podcast: Food as medicine (PediaCast)