Empathy is such an important emotion. Although a baby might not learn a lot from activities about empathy, it will still provide stepping stones for the development of this emotion. The sooner a child learns about empathy, the better!
Positive Discipline: Hugs: A Positive Discipline Tool Card
Positive Discipline: Routines. Great for the classroom as well. Well established routines help things run smoothly.
I know I'll have to say "no," but I think it's good to use positive language when possible. I think it gives more weight when you really have to say "no." Plus it's a bummer for kids to hear "no" all the time.
'The Gentle Parent: Positive, Practical, Effective Discipline' by L.R.Knost www.littleheartsbooks.com