• Family & Relationships

The Baby Signing Bible

Baby Sign Language Made Easy
Author: Laura Berg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110159814X
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 320
View: 6481
As confirmed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, infant sign language is a boon for enhancing communication between parents and babies, helping to forge an important bond early in a child's life. The Baby Signing Bible provides step-by-step instructions for parents and other caregivers, as well as insight into why baby sign language is useful for children of all ages. Kids with special needs can also benefit greatly from this program. Featuring 400 signs, the book covers essential nouns such as milk, verbs such as eat, and descriptors such as more. In addition, The Baby Signing Bible features real-life stories from parents who have successfully signed with their children, along with fun songs and games that help families learn to "sign and sing." Confidence-building illustrations enhance the basics for mastering vocabulary words.

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Baby Sign Language Basics

Early Communication for Hearing Babies and Toddlers, 3rd Edition
Author: Monta Z. Briant
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1401955630
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 480
View: 9564
Now includes streaming video, additional tips, advice, and updated resources! Since 2004, Baby Sign Language Basics has introduced hundreds of thousands of parents and caregivers around the globe to the miracle of signing with their babies —and left them wanting more! Now, in this newly expanded edition, Monta Z. Briant provides more than 300 American Sign Language (ASL) signs, illustrated with the same clear, easy-to-understand photos and descriptions. Baby-specific signing techniques, songs, and games are also included to make learning fun and to quickly open up two-way communication. Parents will meet real signing families and learn how to make sign language a part of their everyday interactions with their children. Also included is a video signing dictionary featuring all the signs from the book. Just point and click, and see the sign you want to learn come alive! This is a must-have for all parents, grandparents, and anyone else who spends time with preverbal children. After all, what parent or caregiver doesn’t want to know what their baby is trying to tell them?

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Baby Signing 1-2-3

The Easy-to-Use Illustrated Guide for Every Stage and Every Age
Author: Nancy Cadjan
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402231857
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 288
View: 8654
The #1 Baby Signing Book THE EASY WAY TO "TALK" WITH BABY...AS SIMPLE AS 1-2-3 What if your baby could "talk" to you before he or she could actually speak? Sign Babies creator Nancy Cadjan brings years of expertise to Baby Signing 1-2-3, teaching you her unique and easy way of learning baby signing through rich illustrations. Baby Signing 1-2-3 provides specific signs and techniques for different age ranges, so you know how to work best with baby at each stage of development. Packed full of pictures that show and explain each sign, Baby Signing 1-2-3 makes learning and teaching baby signs a breeze, with: Pictures that clear away the confusion! With many signing books, it's hard to understand how to make each sign correctly. Baby Signing 1-2-3 provides clear and helpful illustrations to help you, along with tips on helping baby understand. A large directory including more than 270 baby signs! Information for infants to toddlers and beyond. Sections give you targeted advice based on baby's age. You'll find perfect steps to help you start right from baby's birth, or later in baby's life! A trusted system using American Sign Language

    • Family & Relationships

Signing Smart with Babies and Toddlers

A Parent's Strategy and Activity Guide
Author: Michelle Anthony, M.A., Ph.D.,Reyna Lindert, Ph.D.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466823674
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 256
View: 3333
A Fun, Easy Way to Talk with Your Baby Babies can communicate with their hands long before they can speak. Using American Sign Language (ASL), Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert have created the simple and successful Signing Smart system to teach parents how to integrate signing into everyday life with their hearing children. Through the more than seventy activities presented in this book, parents will learn the tools and strategies they need to understand how to introduce signing and build their child's sign and word vocabulary. Using ASL signs and Signing Smart with hearing infants and toddlers has many benefits, including: -reducing frustration and tantrums -allowing children to express what they need or want -facilitating speaking -fostering communication and promoting learning By using these practical, easy-to-learn methods, parents and babies-from as young as five months old to preschool age-can "converse" through signs at mealtime, bath time, playtime, or anytime. Featuring the Signing Smart Illustrated Dictionary, with 130 signs.

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Baby Signs: How to Talk with Your Baby Before Your Baby Can Talk, Third Edition


Author: Linda Acredolo,Susan Goodwyn,Doug Abrams
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071615040
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 208
View: 3422
The Essential Parenting Guide- NOW COMPLETELY UPDATED AND EXPANDED! In 1982, child development experts Linda Acredolo, Ph.D., and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D., discovered that babies can communicate with simple signs-even before they're able to talk. The result: Baby Signs, the groundbreaking technique that has changed parenting forever. Now, with the widespread popularity of signing with hearing babies and new and exciting research findings to report, the authors have completely revised and expanded Baby Signs to create this indispensable new edition. Featuring an American Sign Language approach, as well as a set of “baby-friendly” alternatives, this comprehensive new program offers all the information any parent needs to join the hundreds of thousands of families around the world who are using Baby Signs to help their children communicate their “joys and fears without tears.” (Newsweek) Inside you will find . . . An expanded dictionary with easy-to-follow photos of 150 ASL signs along with a set of 35 “baby-friendly” alternatives New research showing the benefits of Baby Signs for children's emotional development, for the parent-child relationship, and for reducing frustration and aggression in childcare settings Information to help parents use the magic of Baby Signs to meet the challenges of potty training (as seen on CBS's The Doctors) Real-life stories of parents achieving both stunning and heartwarming communication breakthroughs with their children

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Baby Signing Essentials

Easy Sign Language for Every Age and Stage
Author: Nancy Cadjan
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492612545
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 224
View: 9523
Start "talking" with your baby today and discover what they're really trying to tell you With the gift of sign language, you can communicate with your child as early as four to six months, reduce tantrums, build verbal language skills, and create a stronger bond than ever! Using trusted American Sign Language (ASL), Baby Signing Essentials is the go-to guide for parents, caregivers, and educators looking to create effective two-way communication. Designed to grow with your baby by covering physical, emotional, mental, and linguistic development at each age, this shows you how to start signing right from your baby's birth or later on. Featuring: •200 illustrated ASL signs (including 50 essential signs like MILK, MORE, and EAT) •Easy-to-follow instructions to help you make each sign correctly •Age-specific advice on working with infants, toddlers, and beyond •Fun tips to incorporate signing into daily routines

    • Family & Relationships

The Baby Signing Book

Includes 450 ASL Signs for Babies & Toddlers
Author: Sara Bingham
Publisher: Robert Rose
ISBN: 9780778804512
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 288
View: 4999
Offers a program for parents to teach their infants and toddlers sign language, allowing babies the ability to express their wants and needs.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Baby Signs

A Baby-Sized Introduction to Speaking with Sign Language
Author: Joy Allen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0735228663
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 16
View: 4138
Long before they're able to talk, babies have a whole lot to say. With this adorable board book of essential signs, babies and toddlers can easily learn how to communicate their needs, wants, and feelings and even make basic observations with a simple gesture. Studies show that babies who use sign language feel less frustrated, throw fewer tantrums, and often learn to talk more easily. Just point to a sign in the book, say the word while making the sign, and the baby will soon be signing. Communicating a wet diaper or a hungry belly, asking for help or saying "all done" becomes as easy as waving hello or good-bye. And these are just a few of the thirteen signs inside this small and adorably illustrated board book, perfect for little hands and minds to grasp.

    • Health & Fitness

The Baby Bible

A guide to taking care of your bump, your baby and yourself
Author: Bec Judd
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1760635669
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 304
View: 6825
What you're not expecting, when you're expecting Bec Judd has been pregnant quite a lot: three pregnancies, three deliveries and four gorgeous newborn babies. From carrying a baby, delivering it, feeding it and raising it, Bec has experienced almost everything motherhood can throw at you and she wants to share the secrets and stories that she has learned along the way. Not to mention all those things about pregnancy, birth and motherhood that often come as a complete surprise. Join Bec and her dream team of experts (an obstetrician, a midwife, an ultrasound specialist, a women's health physio and a paediatric sleep specialist) as they take you month by month through your pregnancy. They will share their insider advice on the best ways to eat for two (or three!), stay in shape and get you and your baby sleeping well. This gorgeous, comprehensive handbook contains a wealth of honest, practical and sometimes hilarious advice to prepare you and your baby for life after birth.

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Signs of a Happy Baby

The Baby Sign Language Book
Author: William Paul White,Kathleen Ann Harper
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1683502116
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 182
View: 8708
What does your baby want to say? You can find out–even before your baby can verbally speak–by using baby sign language. Signs of a Happy Baby gives parents everything they need to start signing with their baby, including a comprehensive dictionary with easy-to-follow photos of fun and practical American Sign Language (ASL) signs, and tips for integrating sign language into their everyday activities. Start signing with your baby now. What your baby has to say will blow you away!

    • Education

Baby Sign Language Made Easy

101 Signs to Start Communicating with Your Child Now
Author: Lane Rebelo
Publisher: Rockridge Press
ISBN: 9781641520775
Category: Education
Page: 168
View: 8683
Baby Sign Language Made Easy makes it fun and simple to communicate with your little one long before they are able to talk. From clapping their hands in excitement to lifting their arms to be held, babies are naturally inclined to use gestures to communicate. With Baby Sign Language Made Easy you'll discover 101 useful, everyday signs such as "more", "all done", "bed", "milk" that will help you understand what your child is saying while having fun and strengthening your bond. In Baby Sign Language Made Easy Lane Rebelo, founder of the award-winning Tiny Signs® baby sign language program, delivers the step-by-step guidance that has helped thousands of parents integrate baby sign language into their daily routine. As a busy mother of two, Lane knows that parents don't have much free time on their hands to learn about baby sign language. Here, she offers simple strategies to learn the basics of baby sign language that will help you get started. Simple and effective, Baby Sign Language Made Easy follows a clear structure that includes: An overview of baby sign language that addresses signing at different ages and developmental milestones 10 quick-start signs to get your baby signing right away about topics that are most essential and relevant to their daily life A total of 101 illustrated ASL signs that feature memory tips, suggestions for when to use the sign, and advice on how to identify baby's response Chapters organized by theme--such as Mealtimes & Manners, Bath Time & Bedtime, Family & Feelings, and more With Baby Sign Language Made Easy you and your child will quickly learn to communicate about everything that goes on in their little world--and you'll have fun doing it.

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The Everything Baby Sign Language Book

Get an early start communicating with your baby!
Author: Teresa R Simpson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440524467
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 256
View: 1493
Signing babies are taking over, asking for more milk and later nap times. Sure, they might not get their way, but signing gives them a way to express themselves. Frustrated communication is often the root cause of crying and tantrums in babies and toddlers. Usually it is caused by the lag between a child's desire to be understood and their ability to form words. Sign language bridges this gap.The Everything Baby Sign Language Book teaches parent and children to use a combination of sign language and homemade gestures to communicate needs, wants and feelings. Using this book and instructional DVD, baby and parent will be well on their way to using their hands to speak! Please note: DVD is not included with the e-book version of this title

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Teach Your Baby to Sign

An Illustrated Guide to Simple Sign Language for Babies
Author: Monica Beyer
Publisher: Crestline Books
ISBN: 9780785835271
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 176
View: 3710
You can hear--your baby can hear--so what's the deal? Every parent knows how frustrated babies become when they can't make themselves clear to their families. But now, before they can talk, they can tell you what they mean with signs! Signing has taken the parenting world by storm. Why? Every parent is eager to give their baby the best possible upbringing, the least frustration, and the best head start for achieving in today's driven, competitive society. Research (funded by the National Institutes of Health) has found that signing babies: talk sooner and have larger vocabularies; have stronger parent/child bonds; have less frustration, crying and tantrums; show more interest in books; engage in more sophisticated play; and have higher IQ scores. Now, what parent doesn't want that? Baby signing has been featured on Dateline and Oprah. Teach Your Baby to Sign features photographs of babies signing, plus line illustrations of each sign. And it provides 200 useful signs, more than any other book, so parents can have a wide selection to choose from, along with stage-by-stage guidance so they'll know which signs to teach first and which to add as they and their baby become progressively more skilled and comfortable with signing.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Knack Baby Sign Language

A Step-by-Step Guide to Communicating with Your Little One
Author: Suzie Chafin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762761776
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 256
View: 8990
Few children can communicate effectively before eighteen months of age, but sign language can allow baby and parent to reduce the frustration up to a year earlier. With more than 450 full-color photos, text, and sidebars, Knack Baby Sign Language provides a user-friendly, efficient method to learn and teach a baby sign language. Organized by age, it provides signs appropriate to use with babies, with toddlers, and with older children for whom signing with games, songs, and rhymes is enriching. The signs can also be used with special needs children and those with delayed communication abilities.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

My First Signs


Author: Annie Kubler
Publisher: Childs Play Intl Ltd
ISBN: N.A
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 12
View: 5139
Shows how to sign thirty-five basic words in American Sign Language, such as house, cat, and mother, using illustrations of children and arrows. On board pages.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Baby Talk

A Guide to Using Basic Sign Language to Communicate with Your Baby
Author: Monica Beyer
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110155472X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 128
View: 2649
Jump-start language and learning skills with this simple and elegant guide to using sign language to communicate with your preverbal baby. Imagine averting a tantrum because your baby was able to communicate her desire for a favorite toy without tears, or simply sharing in your baby's wonderment at the sight of a bird on a tree-before he has even uttered his first word! Generally, children do not develop the motor skills necessary to speak until they are two, and yet they are able to communicate using sign language as early as six months. Written by an experienced signer and a mother of three, this illustrated step-by-step guide will allow readers to join the ranks of parents around the world who experience the rich rewards of communicating with their preverbal babies by using sign language. Studies have shown that babies who are taught to use signs to express themselves before they can actually speak are more contented because they can communicate their basic needs (and ideas!) and also are more skilled at speaking once they begin to acquire language. Full of practical tips, real anecdotes, and straightforward diagrams of more than sixty basic American Sign Language signs, Baby Talk is the essential baby-signing handbook for parents, relatives, and caregivers-and their babies, who are just a little too young to express themselves verbally.

    • Family & Relationships

The Contented Baby with Toddler Book


Author: Gina Ford
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448118964
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 352
View: 4211
The prospect of bringing a new baby home when you already have a toddler can be extremely daunting. Life with a newborn baby is tiring and challenging enough but with a demanding elder brother or sister to deal with too, how do you cope? Written in the same reassuring, accessible style as her bestselling The Contented Little Baby Book, The Contented Baby with Toddler Book is full of practical tips and sanguine advice that will calm and reassure all panicked parents. A major feature of the book is the adaptable routines, specifically designed to help you structure your day and meet all the needs of your toddler and your new baby... and still have time for lots of cuddles. By using Gina's easy-to-follow methods not only will you have a contented baby who feeds regularly and sleeps through the night from an early age, but also a happy, involved toddler who remains calm and co-operative during this unsettled time.

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The Baby Chase

How Surrogacy Is Transforming the American Family
Author: Leslie Morgan Steiner
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466834684
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 304
View: 8371
From the New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Love comes a riveting new narrative about surrogate pregnancy from both sides of the equation—the parents and the gestational carrier. Once considered a desperate, even morally suspect option, surrogacy is now sweeping headlines, transforming the lives of celebrity mothers and fathers like Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman and Elton John, and changing the face of motherhood and the American family. But how much do we really know about it? And is it really as easy and accessible – emotionally, financially, legally and physically – as magazines make it out to be? We often hear about successful outcomes, but little about the journey – about the precious hope that starts it all, the ups and downs of finding a surrogate, the heartache and obstacles, the risks and expenses at every step, or the unbelievable joy when years of determination pay off. In The Baby Chase, acclaimed writer Leslie Morgan Steiner weaves three stories together — of a nurse, a firefighter, and the Indian gestational carriers and doctors who helped them — to provide one intensely personal look at what makes surrogacy so controversial, fascinating, and in some cases, the only ray of hope for today's infertile parents-to-be. Rhonda Wile and her husband Gerry struggled for years with infertility. With perseverance that shocked everyone around them, they tried every procedure and option available – unsuccessfully – until they finally decided to hire a surrogate. While surrogacy was being touted as a miracle for hopeful parents, for Rhonda and Gerry, it seemed an impossible and unaffordable dream. Until they came across the beaming smile of a beautiful Indian woman on the internet... and, within a few short months, embarked on a journey that would take them deep into the emerging world of Indian carriers, international medical tourism, and the global surrogacy community. Moving, page-turning, and meticulously researched, this complex human story is paired with an examination of the issues—religious, legal, medical and emotional—that shapes surrogacy as a solution both imperfect and life-changing.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

My First Animal Signs


Author: Anthony Lewis
Publisher: Child's Play International
ISBN: 9781846430114
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 12
View: 3058
Illustrations of babies and toddlers demonstrate forty-eight signs from American Sign Language for both wild and domestic animals.

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The Baby Signing Book

Includes 350 ASL Signs for Babies & Toddlers
Author: Sara Bingham
Publisher: Robert Rose
ISBN: 9780778801634
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 253
View: 862
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