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Teaching finance to your youngsters

A few weeks ago, the New York Times had an article about teaching your kids basic financial knowledge. The article discusses various efforts, especially in light of the financial crisis, to teach young kids about financial knowledge.  It also references … Continue reading

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Book review: Brain Rules for Baby

Brain Rules for Baby is a recent book by John Medina, the NYT bestselling author of Brain Rules.  The book provides science-backed tips for raising smart babies, and it has received 5/5 stars on Amazon.com.  I’ll summarize some of the … Continue reading

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Frequent searches for “Baby IQ”

I was curious about the most frequent Google searches starting with “baby iq”.  Based on Google’s autocomplete, here they are: baby iq game baby iq development baby iq testing baby iq dvd reviews baby iq india baby iq the world … Continue reading

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FTC complaints for “Your Baby Can Read”

The consumer watchdog group Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood filed a complaint with the FTC about the the popular reading program “Your Baby Can Read”, according to a recent article on MSNBC.  This is the same group that helped … Continue reading

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Smart babies and music

For the past couple of decades, popular culture supposes that hearing classical music can make babies smarter.  Simply put, this is a myth, and I’ll warn parents to spend their money on more important things for their baby. (Note that … Continue reading

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The importance of play for kids

It’s not just your intuition; toys and play really are important for babies’ cognitive development. It clearly helps with small-muscle control and social skills, but even basic games help with language skills, abstract thinking ability, and cognitive concepts. Parents are … Continue reading

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