How long should parents continue running commentary?
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Host: How long should parents continue running commentary? Dr. Rene Hackney: Running commentary, parents should continue giving as long as children will listen. It's seen as building vocabulary, as building sentence structure. So even when your children are 6, 7 or 8 years old, parents can still be talking about the things that the child is doing and seeing and thinking about and providing that vocabulary for them.