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Resources and Reading

Jill Lepore,. "Annals of Child Welfare," New Yorker Magazine, February 1, 2016

Sophie Moullin, Jane Waldfogel, and Elizabeth Washbrook, Baby Bonds: Parenting, Attachment and a Secure Base for Children, March, 2014, a publication of The Sutton Trust

David Bornstein, "Protecting Children from Toxic Stress," New York Times, November 3, 2013

James Heckman, "The Case for Investing in Disadvantaged Young Children"

Paul Tough, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, 2012

Nicholas Kristof, “Cuddle Your Kid,” New York Times, October 12, 2012

Eduardo Porter, "Cutbacks and the Fate of the Young," New York Times, October 8, 2012

David Brooks, “Of Human Bonding,” NY Times, 2006

Helen Epstein, “The Besieged Children,” NY Review of Books, July 12, 2012

Paul Tough, Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America, 2009

Paul Tough, “The Poverty Clinic – Can a Stressful Childhood Make You a Sick Adult?,” New Yorker, March 21, 2011

Links of Interest

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University,