February 2009

Does Teaching Sign Language Delay Speech?

February 28, 2009
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Research indicates that signing eases a child’s frustration when she can’t speak. Ultimately, we must trust that each child will develop at her own rate and in her own style.

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Making a Difference in the World

February 22, 2009

GaGa Sisterhood March 2009 meeting: How one family was inspired to make a difference after volunteering with Save the Children.

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Disciplining Your Grandchild

February 20, 2009
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I admit it—I’ve never been good at disciplining kids. As a parent, I was a pushover and if I had to do it over again, I’d try much harder to be consistent and stricter.

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Caps For Sale – An Enduring Classic

February 14, 2009
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A favorite childhood book is now enjoyed by a third generation of children

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When Children Spell

February 9, 2009

From the time Juliet was a toddler she’s always been keenly observant. Even when you don’t think she’s listening and understanding, she is. And when she doesn’t understand what’s going on, she’ll ask: What are you talking about? When my daughter doesn’t want Juliet to know what we’re talking about, she uses the age-old trick of spelling a few keys words, for example: Have you decided on a G-I-F-T for her B-I-R-T-H-D-A-Y?

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