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 of development. For instance, you will be bottle feeding or nursing your baby often during the first Read more [...]

Using Baby Signs that fit your Baby Individually

My fifth kiddo just turned 12 months old. I've been doing baby sign language with her since she was about 6 months old. I've used baby sign language with all of my kids and it's amazing to see how it benefits them all in different ways. Interestingly enough, her first baby sign was "dog". Not mom or dad, but dog! You see, one important thing to remember when teaching your baby sign language is to look for things that specifically interest your them. Dog is such an easy sign, and babies tend Read more [...]

How to Get Started With Baby Sign Language

Sign language is the best means of communication with your baby. There are some factors to keep in mind when to start teaching your baby to sign. One is the manual dexterity or the ability to move the hands with coordination. Another is brain development. To get started with baby sign language, it would require you to do just a few signs initially which you have to repeat over and over. It should be those frequently used signs for things such as sleep or milk that are taught first. As soon as Read more [...]