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How to best connect with your baby?

Your baby is here and you probably can’t stop looking at her. You wonder what she knows about you, how much she sees, hears, how she feels your touch, and more. How can you best connect with your baby and make those first conversations count?

There are three building blocks that are critical nutrients for […]

By |August 13th, 2015|Babies/Infants, Blog|0 Comments

Benefits of Singing and Making Music with Infants and Toddlers.

Let me say this: I can’t hold a tune, nor play an instrument. Fortunately young children don’t care and they love my out-of-tune singing and rattle shaking.

Your enthusiasm and the child’s opportunities to participate and engage with you are what count and can make any song into a big hit.

What’s so special about singing […]

By |July 30th, 2015|Babies/Infants, Blog, Toddlers|0 Comments

Singing With Babies

Note: This blog is available as an audio @ Singing with Babies.

Babies love it when you sing with them. When you sing, you sharpen your baby’s listening skills, make her familiar with your voice, and she gets to learn about her language – its rhythm, sounds and words all at the same time. Plus, […]

By |July 16th, 2015|Babies/Infants, Blog|0 Comments

Talking With Babies: Babies Need Conversations.

Note: This blog is available as an audio @ Talking. Babies need Conversations.

We talk with babies all the time, and everyone knows that it’s important. So why am I talking about this? Simply because not all talk is equal and there are easy ways to make the most out of your first conversations together.

I […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|Babies/Infants, Blog|0 Comments

Talking with Infants & Toddlers: A National Discussion and Public Health Issue

Have you noticed that more and more people talk about how important talking with infants and toddlers is?
In some states such as California this message is everywhere – on TV, on the radio, on bill boards, kids’ T-shirts, diapers and more. Why? To raise awareness that the conversations parents have with their children in […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Babies/Infants, Blog, Toddlers|0 Comments

Building a Strong Foundation

How can you make a difference and give your child an extra edge early on? The answer may surprise you because it is very simple...

By |June 11th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

What do we know about how babies learn? Some easy activities.

This post suggests some enjoyable activities that encourage learning in babies.

By |June 4th, 2015|Babies/Infants, Blog|0 Comments

Welcome to my Blog.

‘The early years are so important’. We hear that everywhere and it is true: Helping young children build a strong foundation early on is important. But what is ‘early’ and ‘how’ to best do so?

By |May 28th, 2015|Babies/Infants, Blog|0 Comments

Introductory Blog

This is my first blog, and it’s going to be about language and learning in young children – sometimes about school age children, and adults as well. It’s a daring adventure, and yes, I’m excited about it.

By |October 27th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Quick Tips To Jumpstart Learning