Raising Strong Girls

By Too Small to Fail

Research shows that early experiences in children’s lives have a lifelong impact on their learning and development. From the moment they’re born, babies learn to feel safe and secure in their world through the relationships they have with their parents and caregivers. When adults provide little ones with consistent, nurturing care from the very beginning, they help them to develop healthy attitudes about themselves and create trusting relationships with others.

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NBCDI’s Favorite Songs for Families to Sing with Their Children

By Too Small to Fail

In partnership with Too Small to Fail, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) is excited to release a curated playlist of songs that encourage parents and children to sing together while celebrating the beauty and brilliance of Black children and their families.

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The Magic of Reading

Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD
By Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD

"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child." –Dr. Seuss

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NBCDI’s Black History Month Book Recommendations

the National Black Child Institute
By the National Black Child Institute

In celebration of Black History Month, the National Black Child Institute (NBCDI) shares a great list of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate books parents and caregivers can share with little ones.

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Let's Talk about Diversity! Q&A with Tobeka Green of NBCDI

Tobeka G. Green, President and CEO of the National Black Child Development Institute
By Tobeka G. Green, President and CEO of the National Black Child Development Institute

Too Small to Fail and the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) are proud to share information and resources to help families talk, read, and sing together in celebration of Black History Month. 

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