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Teaching Children to Share Toys

In an earlier episode of Family Anatomy, Dr. Brian and I talked about sibling rivalry and how sharing toys gets played out in this context. Kids can become very attached to their toys. Many times, toys symbolize a sense of security. Young kids in particular often want to travel with their toy and keep it…

FA060 – Anatomy of Asking Babies, Part 2

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe speak to Dr. David Elkind, author of “The Hurried Child” and Chief Scientific Adviser to Just Ask Baby. They discuss what new parents should know about their baby, including appropriate toys and “crying it out” versus comforting them to sleep. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Podcast: Play…

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Choosing age-appropriate holiday toys

Staff at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center recently advised parents about things to consider when purchasing gifts for children. Choking hazards were at the top of the list – with physicians noting that children under 5 and especially those under 3 are at risk. If an object can fit inside a toilet paper tube, there…