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Gut Microbes Linked to Temperament Traits in Infants

[Source: Psych Central] A new Finnish study of 303 infants finds that the gut microbiome of a two-month-old appears to be associated with the child’s temperament traits at six months of age. The University of Turku researchers found that different … Continue reading


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The Brain Consumes Half of a Child’s Energy — and That Could Matter for Weight Gain

[Source:  Science Daily] A new study proposes that variation in the energy needs of brain development across kids — in terms of the timing, intensity and duration of energy use — could influence patterns of energy expenditure and weight gain. … Continue reading


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Baby Felt Play: Fine Motor Shape Pull

[Source:  Hands On As We Grow] Have you ever noticed that babies love to pull on things? Those little fingers just love to grab and pull! Sometimes it’s your hair or your necklace, ouch! In this baby activity, you’ll give … Continue reading


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SLP Corner: Social Communication Disorder and the SLP

[Source: The ASHA Leader Blog] Jackson, age 10, is in fifth grade and fits the social communication disorder (SCD) profile. He has difficulty making friends. In an effort to be part of a conversation, he sometimes interrupts or changes the … Continue reading


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Dinosaur Roll and Move Gross Motor Activity

[Source:  Pre-K Pages] When it comes to doing a dinosaur theme in preschool, you just have to expect some extra excitement. You can channel that excitement and turn it into a fun movement activity with this printable that promotes taking turns, movement, … Continue reading


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