A brand-new parent, staring down at this tiny, vulnerable, squalling bundle, may be overwhelmed by feelings of inadequacy, incompetence, even terror! Where the heck is the owner’s manual?? I might break it!
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Denise Daniels is a Peabody award-winning broadcast journalist, parenting and child development expert and author who specializes in the social and emotional development of children.