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‘Parentese,’ not traditional baby talk, boosts a baby’s language development

True baby talk, which a new study shows can boost infant brain and speech development, is actually proper adult speech, just delivered in a different cadence. “It uses real words and correct grammar, but it does use a higher pitch, a slower tempo and an exaggerated intonation,” said Naja Ferjan Ramirez, an assistant professor at… Read More »

Traditional Uses of the Meadowsweet Flower

Discover the potential health benefits of the meadowsweet flower. While you may not know it specifically by name, you’ve probably seen the meadowsweet flower hundreds of times. This fragrant shrub is one of the most recognizable wildflowers in Europe and America and has been prized for centuries by everyone from queens to winemakers. The history… Read More »