Tag: language development

Making sure your child has the necessary building blocks for reading later on

Learning to read is a key skill for children and, believe it or not, they start practicing it since very early on. But what is...

Why are baby boys more vulnerable when facing stress?

As we now know, babies’ brains are highly vulnerable especially during the first months of life. Opposite as we once thought, every move we make as...

Are babies who reach milestones early academically gifted later?

It's an exciting time for parents to witness their little one reaching a milestone, whether it is the first time he smiles, rolls over, says his first...

Language milestones: Your baby’s first words

Much to parents’ delight, babies’ first words are normally “mama” and “dada”. Actually “dada” is typically said first, but only because it’s easier for babies...

How ‘gaze shifting’ helps babies learn new languages

Could a baby’s social skills play a role in cracking the code of learning a second language? It’s clear that babies learn language best by interacting with...

Impact of gestures in language development

People all over the world, from different backgrounds and cultures use hand gestures when they speak. Hand movements are so natural and prevalent among cultures...
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