Category Archives: Baby Sign Tips

Baby Sign Vocabulary ~ Courtney

At 17 months, I decided to record all of the words that my baby could say.  There were 59 of them.  At the same time, his signing vocabulary was 128 words strong!  While both his signs and spoken words continue … Continue reading

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Learning, Memory, Sleep And Baby Sign ~ Chris

I’ve been fascinated with human psychology and behaviour my entire life.  In fact, I originally went to University to study psychology but later found that my science courses lead me into discovering far more answers than did my psychology courses.  … Continue reading

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Being Patient For Your Baby To Sign Back ~ Chris

Most babies will sign back after about 2-4 weeks after being introduced signs at about 10-11 months of age.  However, the exception remains where a baby will take up to 6 months or even longer before making their first sign.  … Continue reading

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Translating! ~ Chris

If you sign, and chances are good that you are or will, since you are reading this blog, you’re going to have to be prepared.  Once your baby starts signing, you will endlessly need to translate his signs to all … Continue reading

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Using Incorrect Words In Baby Sign Language – Substituting Words ~ Chris

Many parents get into bad habits and instead of using the correct words for things, use made up words.  For example, parents might use “num-nums” or “din-dins” for food or “bah bah” for bottle.  Some will also replace certain body … Continue reading

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