Reading Baby’s Cues

No matter how cute your newest addition is, you’ve probably had (or will have) your share of baby tears.  Fussing and crying are normal for infants, especially in their first three months of life.  In fact, some experts estimate that the average baby will spend between one and three hours crying every day. Babies cry […]

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Learning with Lullabies

Do you have a favorite song or rhyme that your remember from childhood?  Parents and caregivers have been singing to babies for centuries, and this music is passed down from one generation to the next.  Why not start a musical tradition with your new bundle of joy? Baby brains are already prewired to learn both […]

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App Time: Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes Developed by: Oops Yay Price: $2.99 Available in the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Appstore.     Featuring 10 well-known nursery rhymes, this app engages multiple senses and encourages development of fine motor skills. Each song has 3 vocal versions and an piano version for singing along as well as an […]

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App Time: Farm

Old MacDonald Developed by: Duck Duck Moose Price: Free Available in the iTunes App Store Studies show that the knowledge of nursery rhymes has a beneficial influence on the development of literacy skills. Singing along helps slow down the language and stresses all of the different sounds that make up words. This app helps reinforce […]

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