We Read “Otis” for the World Record
Oct03

We Read “Otis” for the World Record

I had posted about the Jumpstart’s Read for the Record 3rd October 2013 Campaign a few days back. I had been preparing Ed for it and explained to him how if he read “Otis”, books will be donated to children who dont have many books to read. Today we read the Book together and he loved Otis. So we heard a lot of  Putt Puff Puttedy Chuff ….Putt Puff Puttedy Chuff  the entire day. I printed out his certificate and...

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Baby Sign language: Top 15 Important First Signs
Sep26

Baby Sign language: Top 15 Important First Signs

In my previous posts I have discussed the top 10 benefits of  teaching baby sign language. For this article, I have picked the 15 most important First Signs of Baby Sign Language  based on our experience of what helped us most in understanding Ed’s basic needs when he was around 1 Year old. There are plenty of other useful signs he learned during this time such as dog, cat, fish , bird , sun etc which were so great at helping...

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Top 10 Benefits of Teaching Baby Sign Language
Sep24

Top 10 Benefits of Teaching Baby Sign Language

How about preparing yourself by learning the only language your baby is capable of communicating with when he is a few months old?   In my opinion “Baby Sign Language” is a very undervalued subject in Parenting and has yet to reach its true potential. .The baby/kids product Industry is booming with companys manufacturing and marketing average to sometimes outright useless products to vulnerable parents. Every other day I...

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Baby Signing Time :Teaching Baby Sign Language
Apr06

Baby Signing Time :Teaching Baby Sign Language

 When Ed was a few months old, I stumbled upon an article about “Baby Sign language”. It was a fascinating concept and I started reading more about the techniques and research behind the benefits of teaching baby sign language. After reading the wonderful experiences of so many parents and seeing the videos of little babies as young as 6 months communicating with sign language, I was really excited to use it with Ed. This...

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Glenn Doman “How to Teach Your Baby to Read”: Book Review
Feb08

Glenn Doman “How to Teach Your Baby to Read”: Book Review

 When I first saw the title of this book by Glenn Doman, it seemed preposterous, I mean come on….How could you teach a baby to read? And even if you could what is the rush to teach your baby to read ? I had these questions but being a first time parent I feared that I might miss out on some important piece of information in bringing up our baby – So very skeptically I started reading this book by the authors Glenn Doman...

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Early Math For Young Children:Marshmallow Math
Jan31

Early Math For Young Children:Marshmallow Math

If you have read our early learning story you would know that Teaching Early math to Ed has been a bit of a struggle. After our unsuccessful attempts with Glenn Doman’s dot cards and Brillkids Little math program we knew that unless we used some fun playful method with Ed we would we would not be able to teach him other basic early math concepts beyond counting. The recent research on the importance of Early Math shows that the...

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Your Baby Can Read Product Review
Jan31

Your Baby Can Read Product Review

Afew months after we had been consistently doing the Glenn Doman Reading Kit and following the “ How To Teach Your Baby To Read” book we bought the “Your Baby Can Read” -YBCR Dvds. Ed loved the Glenn Doman flashcards in the beginning  but after a couple of months he started to lose interest and would just look away each time I brought the cards out. It was then I realized that I had to introduce him to...

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