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Part 2: Teaching baby to sign: phase 2 (8 months+)

Welcome back! If you’ve followed the procedures in part 1 of this blog and your baby is older than 8 months, you’re ready to move on. I consider 8 months to be the very earliest you can start the next phase of sign language training, so don’t be discouraged if your baby is not quite … Read More

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Teaching Baby to sign: phase 1! (0 to 8 months)

If you have an infant, you’ve probably read somewhere that sign language can be helpful in laying a foundation for communication skills. This is true! However, most guidance on this topic focuses on WHAT to teach, not how to teach. This can be confusing for parents because even if you learn, for example the sign … Read More

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Toddler Transitions, the easy way!

The toddler stage is filled with rapid growth, learning and budding interest in the world. Kids quickly go from relying on their parents for getting all their needs met to successfully navigating many parts of their environment independently. This transition to independence is often coupled with strong motivation to engage with the world and the … Read More