Have you been thinking about using baby sign language with your baby but feel overwhelmed?  I know there is a lot of info out there but sometimes it’s confusing on when you should start, what signs are the best to begin with, and how to progress.

Simply putting your kid in front of a TV screen won’t give them the benefits you might have been hoping for.  Sure they might learn a sign or two, but increased IQ, verbal skills, heightened social interaction, language understanding, and decreased temper tantrums come from you, the parent being their teacher.

Watching for New Signs

Most of the time when your baby learns a new sign it's hard to tell if they are actually doing a sign.  Infants and toddlers don't have fully developed fine motor skills yet.  You have to think of it in the same way as a new baby learning it's first words, they don't always get it right.  They may say "wa wa" for water or "da da" for dad.  Just like with speaking, when a baby learns to sign they … [Read More...]

Learning with your Baby Stage by Stage

There are many stages that your baby will go through when learning sign language. Some parents feel overwhelmed about learning all of the signs they are supposed to teach their baby. But you have to remember that your baby isn't going to learn the signs all at once, and you won't have to either. Typically you start out with 1 to 3 signs that relate to your babies' needs at that particular stage … [Read More...]

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What Can You Teach Your Baby to Sign with Baby Sign Language?

A lot of people have a common misconception about sign language. They think that this silent language is only for hearing- and speech-impaired individuals. However, there is also a new emerging trend in sign language that of baby sign language. What is Baby Sign Language? Much like the sign language used by hearing-impaired individuals, baby sign language makes use of signs and symbols to … [Read More...]

Watching for New Signs

Most of the time when your baby learns a new sign it's hard to tell if they are actually doing a sign.  Infants and toddlers don't have fully developed fine motor skills yet.  You have to think of it in the same way as a new baby learning it's first words, they don't always get it right.  They may say "wa wa" for water or "da da" for dad.  Just like with speaking, when a baby learns to sign they … [Read More...]

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