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Discover the key milestones of physical, cognitive, linguistic and socio-affective child development and understand the science behind child development.

Discover the key milestones of physical, cognitive, linguistic and socio-affective child development and understand the science behind child development.

when do babies say their first word?

My baby’s first words

Key points:1. Babies learn to talk through imitation and association.2. A baby’s first words, like “mama” or “dada,” start as babbling sounds.3. To…

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How to ignite bilingual learning

Key points: 1. Babies can learn a second language with a play-based program in just one hour per day. 2. Bilingualism enhances cognitive…

little boy talking to his mother's belly

When does language development start?

Key points: 1. Language learning begins in the womb, impacting how babies perceive sounds and languages. 2. Newborns recognize and prefer voices and…

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How do babies’ first words come about?

Key points: Researchers at Indiana University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered that a toddler’s visual experience may play a crucial…

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Key Milestones

When do babies say their first word?

Key Points: Baby’s first words are often “mama” and “dada” due to repeating sounds. Babies recognize repetitive sounds easily, making these words simple…

Little bilingual boy speaking

What are the benefits of being bilingual?

Key points: 1. Learning multiple languages enhances social and cognitive development in children. 2. Children who are bilingual often excel in cognitive tasks…

mother and little girl reading a children's book

How to choose the right books for your baby

Key Points: Reading with your baby can significantly improve their language skills and strengthen the emotional bond between parent and child. Reading to…

mom reading with her 1-year-old child

How to read with a 1-year-old

Key points: Start reading with your baby early, making it a daily habit. Respect your baby’s preferences; don’t force reading if they resist….

mom and baby reading a book

When to start reading to a baby

Key points: 1. Reading daily fosters a strong parent-child bond and prepares children for kindergarten. 2. Babies, even very young ones, absorb information…

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How to raise a reader

Key points: 1. Reading for pleasure boosts literacy skills, vocabulary, self-confidence, and knowledge in children. 2. Reading books to your child is crucial…

mom and daughter reading a book that teach self-control

2 books recommendations about self-control

Key points: 1. Reading to your child daily is highly beneficial for their brain, language, social skills, and self-control. 2. Books help children…

Mom and son reading and smiling

How to teach emotional intelligence

Key points: 1. Books are effective tools to help children identify and understand different emotions. 2. Babies are born with various emotions, and…

mom and son reading a children's book

What are the benefits of reading to babies?

Key points: 1. Reading aloud with children has numerous benefits for brain development, language skills, and social skills. 2. Daily reading builds a…

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Linguistic development in early childhood

Key points: Baby’s language development begins before first words. First attempts at language include cries, coos, and babbling. First words typically appear around…