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UrbanDaddies believes and supports all the benefits of reading to your baby. Aside from the amazing bonding experience, research on infant brain development tells us that babies who are talked to, sung to and read to by their caregivers exhibit language skills greater than those children who received little verbal stimulation. A child’s experience in the first three years of life directly impacts their later development and learning. So, snuggle up, pick up a book and give your child the gift of a lifetime.

What is a Dadoir? And Why

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There are certain pitfalls in the process of naming a thing. For a project with the mighty ambition of summing up the current state of the dadosphere, any junior linguist like myself might make the objection that dadoir lacks verve. But let’s just say dadoir is convenient for now (yes, manoir was considered, but disqualified after a shocking trip to…

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Reading the Classics

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The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books here. How do your reading habits stack up?  Note… if you can’t find childcare for New Year’s… it’s a good night to crack open one of these tomes.  Feel free to comment on this article and add some of your own selections.  For your kids?  See…

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The Frog and Toad Series

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The “Frog and Toad” series written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel Arnold Lobel wrote this series of books featuring little stories about kindred spirits Frog and Toad over 30 years ago and they have become award-winning, timeless classics. They are the kind of books you read as a kid and you will read to your children and grandchildren. There are…

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The Word on the Street

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The Word on the Street: Vancouver: Library Square Toronto:  Queen’s Park Kitchener: Victoria Park Halifax: Cunard Event Centre When:  Sunday, September 27th, 2009 Time:  11am – 5pm This is a great place to get lots of great kids’ books, and expose your little ones to a world of reading.  Men on stilts, magazines, activities and special memories.  Enjoy!

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