We'd like your help in naming the our new Mobile Brain Exhibit. If your suggestion is chosen, you'll win a Kindle Fire HD Tablet!
Join us for TTRP Day on Friday, September 20th from 10AM to noon at locations around Memphis! We'll have shirts, coloring books, and more information for parents about the power of TTRP.
We've created a 8.5x14 4-fold brochure with examples, suggestions, and encouragement for parents learning why it's important to interact with babies during the first years of life. We hope that this will help you explain this to others. Please feel free to download and reproduce this to help spread the word. Please do not alter these documents in any way.
We are often asked “OK, I get it. What do you want me to do?” That’s a very difficult question to answer but let me take a stab at it. We want you to lead. The answer is in the collaborative efforts of all of us. If we all take steps to make simple changes in how we support our children, the total effect will change our community.
Certainly, one of any mother's least favorite errands to ever run with small children is the trip to the grocery store. If it's not timed right, the result is cranky, fussy, whiny children (and mom) and possibly the glaring stares of other shoppers.
Current research tells us that the first years of a baby's life are critical for his or her brain development. That research is valuable and those facts are important, but mothers need application. How can a mom create experiences for her own baby that will encourage his cognitive development?