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The First Five Years

Wednesdays at 4:32 pm
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"The First Five Years" is a weekly program presented by Maryland Family Network.  The series is focused on the extraordinary developmental period from birth to age five. "The First Five Years" highlights the challenges and opportunities related to nurturing young children and helping them build a solid foundation for success in school and in life.

“The First Five Years” is made possible with major support from the M& T Charitable Foundation. 

You can listen to an archive of past episodes of "The First Five Years" here.

The Future of STEM

Sep 21, 2016

Play to Learn

Sep 14, 2016

Play is how we learn to learn. Beginning at birth children need lots of play time. Here’s why.

On The Playground

Sep 7, 2016

  If children learn through play, then a playground is their laboratory. Make sure the playground at your childcare meets your little learner’s needs.  Listen now.

Why do some subjects seem harder or easier than others? The Theory of Multiple Intelligences offers explanation of why we all learn differently. Listen now.

Mommy Brain

Aug 24, 2016

As a mom do you ever feel like a superhero? Well it's possible that pregnancy and child birth may be giving you Super Mommy Brain!


Many of the professionals entrusted to care for our children are severely underpaid and relying on public assistance to make ends meet. They deserve better.  

What to Look For

Aug 10, 2016

It's time to make the hardest choice a new parent can make: selecting a child care provider. Find out if you're ready.

    

Medicaid Expansion

A mother's lack of health care coverage can have a devastating impact on her children. Find out how.

What Unites U.S.

Jul 27, 2016

Americans just can’t find common ground any more. It seems we’re split down party lines and the division is only getting wider. Except on one issue. Listen now to find out what unites us.     

Unstable Housing

Jul 20, 2016

We need to make home sweet home a reality for more families. Find out why.

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