Parents and Caregivers

According to researcher and author Dr. Dana Suskind, “parent talk is probably the most valuable resource in our world.”

The best predictor of a baby’s future academic achievements is not parental income, level of parent education, or ethnicity, but rather the number of words spoken to the baby and the amount of time spent in active engagement from birth to three years of age.

Hear from a parent about the power of parent talk:

Check out our Strategy of the Month for fun ways to talk more with your child!