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First edition 2013
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Foundations of responsive caregiving : infants, toddlers, and twos / Jean Barbre.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-1-60554-085-6 (alk. paper)
1. Child care. 2. Early childhood education. 3. Child development. 4. Parent and infant.
5. Parent and child. I. Title.
Printed on acid-free paper