Celebrating Independence Day with the Baby Signs®Program

Tips and Activities for a Fun and Safe 4th of July Hello Baby Signs® Families! The 4th of July is a wonderful time for families to come together and celebrate Independence Day with festivities, food, and fireworks. For our littlest celebrants, it can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience. This year, why not incorporate Baby…

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Celebrating Father’s Day with the Baby Signs® Program

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Father’s Day is a special time to honor the amazing dads in our lives. At Baby Signs®, we believe that this celebration is not only about acknowledging the incredible fathers but also about cherishing the unique bond between dads and their little ones. This Father’s Day, let’s explore how the Baby Signs® Program can enhance…

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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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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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Valentine’s Day with Baby Signs®: A Symphony of Signs and Love

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Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love, and what better way to embrace this sentiment than by nurturing the social and emotional development of our little ones through the language of Baby Signs®. As parents, caregivers, and families around the world embark on the joyous journey of raising expressive communicators, let’s explore how Baby Signs®…

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Stranger Anxiety: A Holiday Hazard

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Some of my most enduring memories of Christmas with my own children were the annual visits with Santa. Born in the fall and still babes-in-arms by Christmas, their first experiences with Santa were uneventful. Things had changed dramatically, however, by Christmas #2–when the kids were about 15 months old. They would have nothing to do…

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“Signs” of the Holidays!

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What the holidays mean for many of us is the opportunity to get together with family and friends to reminisce about times past and to make good memories for the future. In many families these celebrations are made even sweeter by the addition of babies and toddlers who still have stars in their eyes when…

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Enhancing Mealtime Joy: The Magic of Baby Signs® During Holidays

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Harmonizing Holidays: Baby Signs® for Joyful Mealtime Communication Mealtime with little ones can be a delightful yet challenging experience, especially during holidays when families gather to celebrate. As parents, we constantly seek ways to make these moments more enjoyable and meaningful for our children. One fantastic tool that can transform mealtime into a language-rich and…

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Spooky Fun with Baby Signs®: Celebrating Halloween Together!

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Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to introduce your little one to the magic of the Baby Signs® Program in a fun and festive way! Baby Signs® can enhance communication with your baby, allowing them to express themselves before they can even talk. This Halloween, let’s explore how you can…

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