First 2000 DaysThere are only 2,000 days between the time a baby is born and when he or she will begin kindergarten. During that time brain architecture is forming, creating either a strong or weak foundation for all future learning. Harvard University neuroscientist Jack Shonkoff puts it this way, “brains are built not born.” 

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