Cuddling Actually Strengthens Your Baby’s Genes

Amazing new science about the huge value and the direct immediate impact and the powerful long-term benefit that results from cuddling our children in the first weeks and months of life now shows us that our genetic programing actually changes in a positive way for children who are cuddled. That is an amazing discovery. Epigenetics are now relevant and [...]

By |July 28th, 2018|Categories: Baby, Brain, Early Development|0 Comments

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris Writes a Brilliant Book on Adverse Childhood Experiences

More than 3 million people have watched Dr. Nadine Burke Harris’s TED Talk on adverse childhood experiences and her insights as a scientist, pediatrician, therapist, healer, and mother. People watch and re-watch her TED Talk because it is so powerfully persuasive and incredibly informative about the impact of adverse childhood experiences on us all. Dr. Vincent Felitti and his team [...]

By |January 27th, 2018|Categories: Baby, Brain, Early Development|0 Comments

Not Teaching Parents About Early Brain Development Is A Massive and Damaging Public Health Failure

The biggest single public health deficit and failure in America today is the fact that almost no parents of newborn children have been told or taught that they can improve their child’s learning abilities significantly by exercising their baby’s brain in the first three years of life. The basic biological science on that issue is absolutely clear — and almost [...]

By |July 17th, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Early Development, IQ|0 Comments

If California Truly Cares about Children, the State will Improve Family Leave

The most important gift California can give to fathers, mothers, and most importantly, newborn children this Father’s Day is a strong parental leave policy – one that allows parents to take job-protected time off to care for their newborns in the crucial first few months of life. Parental leave cannot be discussed only as a job benefit for adults. It’s [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Early Development|0 Comments

New Medical Science is Teaching Us About The Essential Impact of The First Weeks, Months, and Years of Life For Each Child

George Halvorson’s Huffington Post piece that was published on March 14, 2017 reveals new and important information about the impact of the first weeks and first months of life for every child. Now that we have that information and that knowledge — we need to share it in every way in order to change the lives of all children. We used [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Early Development|0 Comments

Welcome to the Three Key Years website

February 7, 2017 Welcome to The Three Key Years Website for Helping Kids-- This Three Key Years website was created to help new mothers and new fathers have important tools and information they need to personally help with the very best support for both brain development and emotional development for their children. Very few parents are aware of how extremely [...]

By |February 7th, 2017|Categories: Brain, Early Development, Uncategorized|2 Comments