The Pause That Refreshes
“I, er, uh, ummm, basically, actually, you know what I mean”.
How many times have we heard this? No, we don’t know what you mean? These are filler words that fill in for uncomfortable silences when we are not sure what to say or how to continue.
When we …Read More
Let’s Play Together
Play is how our children explore and learn from their environment. They learn amazing concepts such as:
Problem solving, planning and sequencing: they observe the world around them and figure out connections.
Body awareness: they start to know where their body is in …Read More
16 Gestures by 16 Months
Your child is communicating much earlier than his/her first spoken words. Gestures are social communication skills, which according to research, predicts the language ability of preschoolers 2 years later and academic success after that. Between 9 and 16 months, the child develops 2 new …Read More