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The use of baby talk

“It is now fairly evident and widely accepted that mothers […] do indeed talk differently to children in the early period of language developement” (Garton & Pratt 1989:32). 203 more words


Comedy Oddities: Baby Talk

Baby Talk was an American sitcom that aired in the early nineties, and loosely based on the then popular Look Who’s Talking movies. I’ve not seen the latter since they came out at the cinema and it’s been proven time and again that my younger self had seriously dodgy taste in films back then, but I’ve a fondness for any sitcom that tries to do something a little different, even if it doesn’t always succeed. 695 more words


Returning to work after Maternity Leave


It’s been a while, so I’m sorry for not keeping the blog updated. I’ve been a busy little bee!

So, my maternity leave ended at the end of July and I returned to work at the start of September. 318 more words

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Does your baby really need a playdate with another baby?

The experts say yes! Researchers at McGill University say 6-month old babies are more interested in listening to the babbling of other babies than adults. They’re basically speaking the same language – and that helps them communicate better with others starting at an early age… even if you don’t understand what they’re saying.

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What No One Tells You: The Third Trimester

Hello all-

I’m feeling a little anxiety as I sit down to write about what was undoubtedly the most anxious part of my pregnancy: the third trimester. 1,529 more words

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What No One Tells You: The Second Trimester

Hello and Happy Tuesday!

I was on a roll with my posts, then mommyhood crept in and the realization that I only had a few sweet weeks left at home with my nugget. 475 more words

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Practising first sounds with your infant

Dear Parent of a Growing Infant,

Today we’ll look at how to strengthen your child’s awareness of vowel sounds and first syllables.

Vowels are those sounds that your infant will be producing first on her own accord even before you start practising them with them. 540 more words