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New Book Encourages Parents To Return To The Basics and Emphasizes One-On-One Play

Back when I was new mom and hell-bent on raising the perfect child, there wasn’t a class, book or toy I wouldn’t try.

Today I look back at my antics and laugh.  Baby Einstein?   Really, what was I thinking?Retro_Baby_cover_v5_smallEST

I could have avoided these missteps had Retro Baby: Cut Back on All the Gear and Boost Your Baby’s Development With More Than 100 Time-Tested Activities been available when my daughter was born.  The new book published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advising parents to dump the gadgets and bond the old-fashioned way by going back to the basics.

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