Category Archives: Beyond the basics

Opportunities for signing with your baby

Once you’ve been signing with your baby for several weeks or months and your baby has mastered the basic signs that cover his or her needs (such as milk, more, eat, drink, etc.), and perhaps a few other signs (such … Continue reading

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Is it a sign?

You have made the decision to sign with your baby. Awesome! Good for you! So you begin with just a few signs – you’ve decided on “milk” for nursing, “eat” for when your baby is having a solid food dinner … Continue reading

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Babysitters and baby signing

Imagine this: You come to pick up your baby from her day-care after a long day at work or after a quick run to the store. Expecting to find a delighted baby, you’re greeted by your child’s frustrated caregiver and … Continue reading

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Skepticism and how to deal with it

I don’t know one parent who signs with their baby and doesn’t come across even a little bit of skepticism from others. Sometimes it comes from outsiders, such as the pediatrician or the parent educator who doesn’t understand the immense … Continue reading

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