You should be! Your baby’s first word is a highlight and a highly anticipated moment as a parent.
We first want to congratulate you on your new bundle of joy! As parents ourselves, we couldn’t wait to hear our baby’s voices, first laughs, coos, babbles, and then words. While hearing your baby speak for the first time is a momentous occasion for everyone, did you know your baby’s communication development begins long before their first word?
Communication is one of the most important aspects of your child’s life. As a parent or caregiver, you have the unique opportunity to give your baby the input required for them to begin communicating.
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Watch each lesson to learn about language development in your baby’s first year.
Implement songs and rhymes with your baby immediately in your everyday interactions. Curious about baby sign? We have an entire lesson with video examples of functional baby signs!
Feel confident going into your baby’s toddler years with a tool belt full of communication tips, knowledge, and practical strategies.
In your child’s first three years of life, the brain is experiencing rapid growth. It is in these first three years where intensive speech and language acquisition and development occurs. These skills develop best when your child is exposed to a rich language environment and as a parent and/or caregiver, you play a huge role in creating this environment!
So come along and learn how to communicate with your baby so every interaction is meaningful in growing their speech and language skills!
Learn the importance of promoting language early with your baby and why communication is one of the most important life skills.
Learn the building blocks of language development at each stage starting from birth to 18 months of age.
Learn actionable strategies that will make your interactions with your baby meaningful for speech and language development.
Stuck singing Top 40 hits? Tired of singing Wheels on the Bus? This lesson is packed with fun songs and rhymes to help you interact with your baby. If you feel confident with speech and language development, this lesson is often our best seller!
If you and your family are interested in implementing baby sign, this lesson allows you to learn basic baby signs to use in your everyday routines with your baby!
Learn how to help your child speak their first words. It’s important to know what counts as a true word and what does not. This lesson also includes a list of the most common first words as well as a first word journal!
This lesson is not meant to scare any parent; however, we do want to be proactive. This lesson includes some warning signs for when to reach out for more help if your child is not meeting certain milestones.