Posts Categorized: baby tips

Baby sign language at home & on the road

Perhaps your little one is already a well-versed signer and is quickly showing progress on verbal skills. The basics are covered and you seldom see tantrums or meltdowns.  As their world expands we are compelled to expose them to new vocabulary. Some new words have day-to-day application others are very distant to their surroundings but… Reads more »

Hooray for Signing & Playing-Simple Steps for the Novice Play Group Lead

More & more sign language for babies is becoming a chore element of most early child development curriculums. The experts agree; the emotional & cognitive benefits resulting from having a tool for early communication will make a life-changing difference in the lives of babies and parents.   Urban epicenters and densely populated suburban areas often… Reads more »

Signing For Babies-It Takes a Village!

The mantra of teaching signing for babies is teach contextually and consistently. This is all good until we are faced with the practical details of signing. Baby sign language can often require two hands. The majority of us only have two of those and quite often one is busy holding, feeding and nurturing our little… Reads more »

Ten Things Your Kid Must See Before Turning Three

It is a season of discovery and those things that we take for granted are the igniters of our child’s sense of wanderlust. The small journeys of today will one day be remembered as the very foundation of their willingness and drive to reach far and wide. I asked my friend Lori who is a… Reads more »

Great Tips For Dining Out With Your Little Ones

Looking to have an enjoyable meal when eating out with the tots? has a few tips to help you navigate the restaurant world with kiddies and hopefully enjoy the experience in the meantime. 1. DO YOUR HOMEWORK – Part of your research should entail making sure the restaurant caters to children YOUR AGE. Think… Reads more »

How to Take Good Photos With Your Camera Phone

Our trusty little Iphones & Droids are always handy. We have come to rely on our smart phones to capture the unique and surprising moments of our babies. As a multimedia device the smart phone does not have all the features required for amazing photos but each model has just enough to keep us hooked… Reads more »

Should You Put Your Baby on a Schedule?

We have a guest post from Heather Gaither from The Essential Infant Resource for Mothers. Check out her website, it has a lot of great tips for moms. To schedule? Or to say the-heck-with-everything and shoot for “free spirit”. That is the question. If you’re a label making, sock-organizing Martha Stewart Mum, the answer is… Reads more »