Our Babies can Talk to Us?

Our babies can talk to us? What does that look like and how do we respond? Serve and Return Early forms of communication between parents and babies are referred to as serve and return. Babies serve by cooing, smiling, reaching, crying, etc. … Continue reading

Bedtime Reading for Babies

Your baby loves routines. Though he or she might also like your stand-up comedy routine, I’m talking about everyday routines—like bath time, meal time, and bedtime. Your baby works hard to understand what is going on around her, so anything familiar and predictable … Continue reading

Simple Ways to Entertain your Baby with a Book

When I talk about which books are age appropriate for babies, I am less concerned about what is in the book and more interested in what we can do with the book. A great example of this is books that require our … Continue reading

Books – and Tunes – for Babies

A great way to keep the interest of a baby when you’re reading with them, or a child of any age really, is to add some rhythm or melody to your book sharing. The rhyme and repetition in many childrens’ … Continue reading