Education, Skills and Learning

Why you should be investing in baby books and toys for your children

Claudia reads a book with daughter Katharina at home in Durach, southern Germany June 20, 2012. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is looking to establish a childcare allowance for stay-at-home mothers. The draft law, known as Betreuungsgeld, will provide mothers who stay at home with their children, about 150 Euros ($190) per month. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY - Tags: EDUCATION POLITICS SOCIETY) - RTR33XDW

According to research, a home learning environment powerfully shapes children’s language and cognitive development. Image: REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

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