Over the years, we realized that elaborate toys, expensive computer programs, and special tutors aren't the answer. There's much that parents can do themselves to stimulate a child's imagination, nurture his confidence, and encourage a love of learning. You can make a big difference if you:
You are your child's first teacher -- how you interact with him plays a key role in how he'll progress. With each of our eight kids, my wife, Martha, and I have always tried to do everything we can to help them be the best they can be. And since those first few years of life are a prime time for intellectual and emotional development, we knew it was smart to get started as early as possible.