Use Your Imagination!

Playing together is tons of fun, but did you know that it’s also the very best way to help your little one learn? In fact, many experts agree that play may be our brain’s favorite way to learn new things. Children use playing to help stimulate their minds and make new connections. Choosing the right […]

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Food Feeds Learning!

You’ve probably heard it said that you are what you eat, but what does that mean when you’re expecting a little one? Eating right can help prepare your newest addition for success and learning later in life. How do you know what foods are “good” foods? It can be hard to know what a healthy […]

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Don’t Cry, Baby!

Baby tears can mean anything from “I’m tired!” to “I’m hungry!” to “I’m bored!” Babies have a whole range of cries, from tiny whimpers to full-bodied shrieks. These cries are normal, and sometimes inconsolable, but it’s important for parents and other caregivers to distinguish between what’s “normal” and what could indicate a more serious problem. […]

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Join us at Family Place Playgroup!

Raising children is often full of questions. What should you expect? Is that normal? What do you do next? And, more than anything, who do you ask for help? The Family Place Playgroup at Harrington Library offers parents and other caregivers the opportunity to ask important questions from child development experts. Harrington Library is part […]

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Reading Baby’s Cues

No matter how cute your newest addition is, you’ve probably had (or will have) your share of baby tears.  Fussing and crying are normal for infants, especially in their first three months of life.  In fact, some experts estimate that the average baby will spend between one and three hours crying every day. Babies cry […]

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