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SignShine Studio is a unique, dynamic, and creative center for families. Established in 2005 in Los Angeles by Etel Leit, SignShine specializes in family communication promoting healthy relationships between adults and children.

Answers to Tricky Questions. There’s a big hullabaloo about baby sign language.

Answers to Tricky Questions

Teaching infant’s baby sign language enhances their verbal skills, vocabulary and ability to communicate. What’s more, it eliminates mental frustration and anguish of babies caused due to the inability to express their basic needs like food and water. Parents also find it appealing to develop a means of communication with their tiny tots.

Feeling helpless at not understanding the cause behind their wails and sobs is distressing for most parents. Improved Communication. Baby Sign Language – The Right Way. There’s a huge market for the new language, better known as baby sign language.

Baby Sign Language – The Right Way

The next thought in a parent’s mind is whether it is useful for kids that are not deaf or dumb. Well, baby sign language is for all kids. Less is More. How many mass emails, Facebook ads, Instagram ads, text messages, posts, banners have you gotten since Black Friday?

Less is More

How many online websites and / or stores did you visit or do you plan on visiting from now until the holidays are over? How do you feel when you are overloaded with “all this goodness” on shelves and the flickering pictures on the screen? Are you one of those people who are afraid of missing out and enthusiastically scroll and jump from one website to another, running between stores to see all the merchandise you just can't live without?

Or you are you one to get a little panicked, take a step backward and rethink it:“I'll buy one or two things” or maybe ",I don't really need it, so no"? This is how infants experience, see and feel "s,ensory overload". As you might react to the goodies on the shelves and on the websites' pictures promising the best, this exactly your baby’s reaction. From my experience with babies, here are the 3 different reactions to sensory overload: 1. Start Baby Sign Language. Young Minds Learning – With MOMMY. Mommy and me classes have gained immense popularity in the recent past.

Young Minds Learning – With MOMMY

Whether it is yoga, art, signing or other classes, parents are encouraged to join their toddlers, as young as four to six months of age. Some mothers might be surprised with such classes for such young babies. In fact, some mothers, despite hearing about the popularity restrain from enrolling for these classes. Parenting & Signing. Every parent wonders,"What is my baby trying to say?

Parenting & Signing

" Two years is an awfully long time to wait for the answer! What if your baby could tell you exactly what she's thinking? What if she could tell you that she's wet or hungry? Wouldn... learn more. For a Good Night’s Sleep with a Toddler. Experts say that eating and sleeping habits show their effects on all other spheres of a child’s life including academics, behavior, emotions etc.

For a Good Night’s Sleep with a Toddler

However, developing good sleeping habits is not easy. Parents are overwhelmed with the countless baby sleep- training methods. Which one will work is tricky. Densie Vasi's Signing Story with her Daughter. Meet Denise Vasi and her daughter Lennox Mae.

Densie Vasi's Signing Story with her Daughter

For the past 3 years, I have the honor to sign and shine with Vasi and grow with Lennox Mae, incredibly smart, intuitive and curious (and oh-so-funny) girl. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ When Lennox Mae was six months old, her mom @DeniseVasi, Super Mama, actress, and an Influencer, MAED founder called me curious about teaching baby sign language. Vasi already knew ASL as she dated in the past a deaf boyfriend. But this time, she wanted to sign with her baby girl. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀ Denise, Lennox Mae (and sometimes Daddy as well) started weekly private signing classes with me. We sat on the floor, sang, signed, learned new activites which matched Lennox Mae's developmental age.

Before Lennox Mae turned 1.5, she was already signed the entire ABC and her name. When Lennox Mae started school, Vasi called me proud: "Lennox Mae was one of the only children who recognized her name! " Communicating with Your Baby. Potty Training Made Easier by Signing. Parents of toddlers know well the challenges of understanding their tiny tots.

Potty Training Made Easier by Signing

Failing to understand the reason behind their woes and cries is frustrating. The feeling of helplessness is distressing for them. Five Exceptional Benefits of Taking Parenting Training. Parenting is an entire new phase of life.

Five Exceptional Benefits of Taking Parenting Training

There are always new things to learn from your toddler, but for people who are unable to understand their baby, waiting until they can speak is a bad idea. You can find the relatable help in the mommy and me classes where people learn new techniques to communicate with their children. It will help you connect with your child in a lot of different ways. It empowers social skillsPromotes language developmentIncreases literary skillsBuilds a better verbal communicationStimulates cognitive development These benefits of taking parenting classes don’t just improve your interactive skills with the child, but also strengthens your family bond.

They utilize all the possible ways to make an impact, you will be amazed at the use of props and how it can help a child to communicate better. Learning To Communicate with Toddlers at Sign Shine. Baby sign language aids communication between toddlers and parents even before the toddler is ready to use language for speech.

Learning To Communicate with Toddlers at Sign Shine

Frustration in children of that age is mostly attributed to lack of the ability to communicate their desires to the adults. This ability eventually leads to crying, temper tantrums and frustrations. What’s more, it also increases the parent’s stress; due to their failure in not understanding the reason behind the child’s unhappiness. Learning To Communicate with Toddlers at Sign Shine. Tips to Teach Baby Sign Language. Learning Baby Sign Language Online. Common knowledge says that most babies begin to use words and explore language at the tender age of one. Some of them begin using simple words like Mama etc. Well, some others are a little late and begin even after two years of age. However, it is distressing for parents to remain confused about what their little bundle of joy is trying to express by crying or throwing tantrums.

Well, with the advent of baby sign language online, parents need not despair. Well, it’s not just a fad, but a fact. Benefits of Signing In fact, teaching babies to sign has other benefits too. The primary benefit is happy parenting. Well, the benefits are many. For further details, contact them at Let's Sign and Shine.