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June 17, 2024

Zero to Five

In Tracy Cutchlow’s new book, Zero to Five, the author provides 70 parenting tips based on science.

Zero to Five: 
70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I’ve Learned So Far)
By Tracy Cutchlow; Photos by Betty Udesen
Pear Press (2014); $19.95

In this clever parenting read, first-time mom Tracy Cutchlow shares several parenting tips that are based on scientific research and presents them in and easy-to-understand way. Filled with pictures of real-life families, Cutchlow offers practical advice in areas such as preparing for Baby’s arrival, talking to your infant, potty training, helping Baby sleep better, nurturing creativity, playtime, toddler discipline and more. Most passages include research data as well as additional “good-to-know” info like how music stimulates your child’s brain, motor skills, emotions and creativity. Zero to Five is available at




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