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Celebrating the Milestones in Your Child’s First 5 Years

Celebrating the Milestones in Your Child’s First Five Years

By Ruth Shor-Jannati. LCSW-C

What parents can forget their baby’s first smile?

In the months since your baby was born, you’ve been developing a very special bond. Your baby learns that you can be trusted to satisfy his or her basic needs such as feeding, changing, holding, and soothing.

You’ve been cuddling, rocking, talking and singing to your child (and learning to get along on less sleep). That first smile is a huge reward, signaling recognition and a warm feeling of connection. And of course, you smile... Read more

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