Nurturing Childhoods Blog

From day one, it is so important that you talk to your child – a lot. While they may not seem to be understanding very much and certainly will not be responding with conversation in the traditional sense, they are learning from every word you have to say.

One of the ways you can support your child’s early methods of communication is through baby sign language. By taking the complexities of speech away, Baby Sign offers your child a way of being understood while leaving their mental resources available to concentrate on the message they are trying to communicate.

Although it is good to encourage and enrich your child’s development in reading, math, or creativity, there is something lost if we push beyond “supporting” to “hurrying”. Children need their childhood to progress at their own pace, mastering things when they are ready, and with the time they need to really explore. Read on to make sure you value your child's unhurried childhood.