My Unforgettable Mother’s Day Gift

Elizabeth Sprague

“Joshua, my third baby boy and third signer gave me such a special Mother’s Day gift last year. A little over a year old and he was signing up a storm. He would use the sign for “Daddy” for any close family member, Mommy included. No matter how hard I tried he refused to sign…

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

As National Teacher Appreciation Week approaches, it’s time to reflect on the incredible impact educators have on our lives, especially when it comes to our little ones. At the Baby Signs® Program, we recognize the vital role teachers play in nurturing and guiding children’s development. From the first signs of communication to the moments of…

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Early Childhood Educator Training with Best Start

Best Start Training Palmdale, CA

In the heart of Antelope Valley, childcare providers embarked on an immersive learning experience at the Baby Signs® Early Childhood Educator Training. Held at the Children’s Bureau of Southern California and generously sponsored by Best Start Antelope Valley, this three-hour workshop was a catalyst for interactive learning and engagement. Dedication filled the room as childcare…

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Say Good-bye to Diapers in Honor of Earth Day!

Aria By Toilet

By: Linda Acredolo, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, UC Davis and Co-Founder, the Baby Signs® Program Earth Day is a good time for all of us to reflect on what we can do on an individual basis to promote the health of our environment so that our children will inherit a verdant, health-inducing world rather than one increasingly…

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Celebrating National Siblings Day with the Baby Signs® Program

A mother and her young son smiling at a newborn baby, exhibiting early signs of communication development, sleeping under a white blanket.

Strengthening Bonds Through Communication Every April 10th, National Siblings Day offers a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the unique bond shared between siblings. It’s a day to cherish the moments of laughter, support, and shared experiences that make sibling relationships so special. As we commemorate this day, let’s explore how incorporating the Baby Signs® Program  into…

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Helping Toddlers at a “Loss for Words”: The Baby Signs® Program and Social Development

A girl in a pink dress demonstrating social emotional development.

by Linda Acredolo, Ph.D. and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D., Co-founders, the Baby Signs® Program Every parent wants his or her child to enjoy other people and to be well-liked. In Developmental Psychology, we include both these goals under the term “social development.” Although most parents are aware that innate differences in temperament contribute importantly to individual…

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