Early exposure to language can help children be better prepared for school

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Family Conservancy has a simple but crucial message for all parents: "talk, read and play" with your child every day. Studies suggest early exposure to language and literacy can help your child be ready for school. Parenting expert Debbie Karlstrand revealed a few ways for parents to add more communication time with children.

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