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.
Archives for February 2009
GaGa Sisterhood March 2009 meeting: How one family was inspired to make a difference after volunteering with Save the Children.
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.
A favorite childhood book is now enjoyed by a third generation of children
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?