Tips to Develop Language While Reading

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  I’m pretty sure that when it comes to the language development of their children, parents fall into one of three categories. We are either confident with our child’s ability, unsure if we should be worried, or are worried. Even if you think your child will likely catch up in her own time, it’s still hard […]

Do you want to give your baby the best linguistic start possible? What does research say you should do? Follow these SIMPLE tips on fostering language development in infants.

3 SIMPLE Ways to Foster Language Development in Infants

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Do you want to give your baby the best start linguistically? Check out these 3 research supported SIMPLE ways to foster language development in infants!   My university courses on child development were undoubtedly my favourite.   Of those, the courses on language development had me fascinated!   Before taking said courses, I had no […]

6 Ways To Promote Language Development In Toddlers

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Worried about your child’s language development? Here are 6 ways to promote language development in toddlers based on research and expert advice!   The silence from my son from infancy through to after his first birthday was deafening.   My daughter is only fifteen months older than he is. As a result, I had just […]

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Falling In Love With My Son All Over Again

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If you’re visiting Parenting from the Heart for the first time, click here to see my Readers’ Favourite Posts. I don’t remember too much from the early months of my son’s life. I had an almost 15 month-old daughter the day he was born. My husband and I hadn’t even celebrated our second wedding anniversary. […]

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10 Outdoor Activities to Increase Toddler Vocabulary

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Language development has always been of interest to me. It became that much more of a focus when my son was fifteen months and wasn’t really speaking. Today thanks to a lot of time spent reading, engaged in activities like those listed below, and his own capacity and curiosity, it is hard to find a […]

An Ode to Transitional Songs

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As soon as my daughter was born, I found myself singing to her almost immediately, as if it was instinctive. Considering nursery rhymes are believed to date back as early as the 13th century, the pastime is certainly ingrained in our culture (full article from Wikipedia, here). Today, a growing body of research has demonstrated the […]