The First Five Years

You tried working things out.  But it's over.  Now you must break the news.  Explaining divorce or separation to a young child is hard.  Finding the age appropriate words and actions is important.  We have some tips to help ease the pain.


When reading a bedtime story to a child, have you ever wondered what he or she is thinking about? Well, researchers say they have more evidence that reading to young children has an impact on their developing minds. Listen now and then visit www.marylandfamilynetwork.org for more information.

Wouldn't it be splendid if Mary Poppins appeared one day with all her magic to babysit for your children? In real the world, finding the right babysitter can be a source of anxiety.


Is your baby conducting experiments? Well, if she drops peas from her high chair or loves to toss baby food across the room, than you have a little scientist. Visit www.marylandfamilynetwork.org for more information.


Did you know there is a connection between diapers and depression? Listen to find out why. Then visit www.marylandfamilynetwork.org for more early childhood information.

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