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What you say and how you say it to your toddler can have a big impact on your child’s language skills and overall development. By age 2 your child will know what hundreds of words mean even if he can’t say them out loud yet. Experts suggest that the words you use and the tone of your voice impact your child’s cognitive, emotional and social development. Find out how.
Boosting language development.
A study published in Pediatrics found that engaging a toddler in back-and-forth conversation proves to be six times more effective at fostering language development than just talking to her.... Continue reading
Even the youngest babies can enjoy books. Here, our top picks (some classics, some new) for 0- to 3-year-olds. You can click on a book title for more info. Let our age guide help you choose the right ones. 0-6 Months: Introduce your newborn to books with simple, large pictures of people or familiar objects. 6-12 Months: You can choose board books that baby’s can’t tear. Bath-time books made of cloth or soft vinyl books can be washed and easily cleaned. Familiarize your baby with simple objects around him. 12-24 Months: Choose books with very few words on each page. Pick books... Continue reading
Megha Suri* never leaves home without her smartphone, especially when she is out with her 2½- year-old son. Suri’s phone is more than just a calling device. It is her rescue plan when her son gets wildly upset. Suri quickly turns to her son’s favourite apps that keep him engaged for atleast as long as it takes her to finish a meal or wrap up a trip to the store.
A screenshot of I Hear Ewe on iPad
Exhausted moms and dads, living in nuclear families, can easily identify with this situation. However, this isn’t the only reason why parents are... Continue reading
There is a plethora of research available that suggests the huge benefits attached to reading regularly. What’s important to note is that reading is valuable even to a baby's development. You can begin reading to your infant in her very first few weeks. Hone his language skills. Listening to you read helps babies absorb the rhythm of your speech. Your baby develops an interest in sounds and by hearing you read she learns what sounds form a string of words. Next, kids begin to understand words even before they can speak. Let her imagination soar. Reading exposes your child to stories and... Continue reading
Did you know: At birth, your baby has more than a 100 billion brain cells? As she grows these cells form connections that impact your child’s thinking, emotion and behaviour. That's how your baby grows and develops. You can help these connections form and boost your child's brain power by providing the right stimulation. And how can you stimulate your baby's brain? Through play, ofcourse! Playtime is more than just fun and games. While playing, your little one’s brain is working hard to solve problems. By banging on pots and pans, playing house and reading, your child is able to figure... Continue reading