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September 2001
Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2001, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p57
The article presents an interview with T. Berry Brazelton, an expert on pediatrics and children's development, on reassuring routines and rituals important for emotional and social growth of young children. According to him, parents should always start the day off with a good breakfast with their children, everyone sitting down and talking together about the coming day. Different routines work with children of different ages. Brazelton also feels that children need to be prepared for adjusting to school. Anything parents can do to familiarize children with the school program is helpful.


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