Category Archives: Sign Language

Learn Sign Language on this Website

Every so often I need to brush up on my sign language. Even though I have taken courses in sign language, it is like any other language, you have to use it to stay fluent. Recently I have started to … Continue reading

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How To Read to Your Baby and Toddler

Research shows the value of reading to your baby from day one. Infants are taking in language from books and hearing the rhythm of language as they do from conversation, activating brain cells that lead to eventual understanding and using … Continue reading

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Book Review: A First Guide to Baby Signing by Amazing Baby

  When I was at the International Toy Fair in New York City in February, I stopped in at Dolphin Books and was introduced to their new book on baby signs,  A First Guide to Baby Signing. I was impressed because it … Continue reading

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A New Resource for Teaching Baby Sign Language

  When I was at the International Toy Fair in New York City in February, I stopped in at Dolphin Books and was introduced to their new book on baby signs,  A First Guide to Baby Signing. I was impressed because it … Continue reading

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Early Potty Training with Baby Signs

I love to check out what is new in the world of babies, parenting and language. Today in my Google Alerts, I was directed to an article called “Later Potty Training Spells Trouble for Children, Parents and Environment” which is … Continue reading

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More on my Search for Best Language Toys

Okay, I was sharing some highs and lows of my trip through the Javits Center at the International Toy Fair: High: Step 2 makes wonderful kitchen sets that children enjoy with their realistic features, and lots of opportunities for creativity … Continue reading

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Baby Sign Language

Today when I was talking to a group of new moms at Greenwich Hospital, the topic of baby sign language came up–what did I think about it? Usually when I speak to a group, several moms are interested in teaching … Continue reading

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