Basic baby brain needs

Here is a really good article that sums up the best basic things you can do to stimulate your baby’s development. I am just reading this now for the first time and I am glad I did because it is so easy to get lazy about some of these things, especially when there are chores and work to do while taking care of baby.
And here is another on the same topic from Parents.
About letting babies cry without comfort….
Here is more advice from Penelope Leach.