language development

4 Tips to Get Your Toddler Talking

Longing to hear your tiny tot say a word or two? On average, toddlers are ready to utter their first words by one year or so. If you're feeling anxious to get your toddler talking, remember that every child has a timeframe to start speaking that’s just right for him or her. Are you eager to support your child’s budding language skills? » Read more

Babies Understand What Dogs Are Saying?

By JustMommies

LiveScience reports that while babies may not be able to talk at six months, according to a new study, they can understand dogs’ barks.  When a dog barks, according to the study published in the journal Developmental Psychology, babies seem to be able to interpret the doggy emotions behind the bark. » Read more

Speech & Language Development: The Second Year

By JustMommies

As your baby begins her second year of life, she may have a handful of words or she may not have spoken her first word yet. There is a wide rage of normal in children's speech and language development, but knowing how to distinguish a "late bloomer" from a truly delayed child can be a difficult task for a parent. » Read more

Speech & Language Development: The First Year

  From the moment your child is born she is learning how to communicate with you. In fact, her ears are developed enough to begin hearing and listening as early as the fourth month of pregnancy. As a new mother or even an experienced mother you may have questions about your child's speech and language development. » Read more