by ★ Owner on October 30, 2015 at 2:08 AM
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Speak to your baby in a high pitched voice. Adults tend to use this way of talking naturally when speaking to babies. It's called "parentese" and studies have shown babies are attracted to it. Don't use "baby talk". Simple sentences are O.K. at first, but don't use incorrect grammar or your child's "baby" words. Describe what you are doing, where you are going, and who and what you are going to see as you are going about your daily routines. Encourage your baby to make vowel-like and consonant-vowel sounds such as "ma", "da" and "ba". A good way to do this is by repeating what your baby says and then waiting for your baby to repond. This also teaches turn taking. Respond to any attempt your child makes to communicate. When your child starts saying single words, expand on it. For example, if your baby says "Mama", you can say "Mama is here. Mama loves you." Encourage eye contact and do activities that keep your baby's attention on your face. Silly facial expressions, imitating your baby's facial expression, playing peek-a-boo, and holding objects your baby is attracted to up by your eyes are all ways to do this.
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by ★ Owner on October 21, 2015 at 1:57 AM
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by ★ Owner on April 15, 2012 at 1:47 AM
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by ★ Owner on April 15, 2012 at 1:38 AM
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by ★ Owner on April 19, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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by ★ Owner on April 19, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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A story set in Africa by Karen Lynn Williams. A little boy collects materials to make himself a toy car.
by ★ Owner on April 19, 2011 at 11:41 AM
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by ★ Owner on April 15, 2011 at 1:04 PM
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Six things you can do when you talk with your child to encourage their speech and language development.
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by ★ Owner on January 4, 2009 at 9:46 AM
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Introduction to the Original Baby Signs Program, the world's leading sign language program for hearing babies. www.babysigns.oom
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by ★ Owner on January 4, 2009 at 9:43 AM
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Potty train your baby before age 2 with the Baby Signs Potty Training Program. Get on board the Potty Train!
by ★ Owner on January 4, 2009 at 9:33 AM
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