After dinner, twenty moms gathered with their babies to practice their most important role as first teacher of language. Knowing that a child's brain is 80% developed by age three, they prepared to add literally millions of words to their children daily routines. Adding words to a child's day doesn't take more time; it takes more words. What does mom say to a toddler who cannot talk yet? It is simple as "Say what you see." Talk about what you are doing, what your child is d
Our book, The Gift of Words: How Do Children Learn to Talk? went to the Hyde Park Children’s Book Fair on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Author and illustrator, Tammy Steele, tried to get Pete the Cat to say more words, but he wouldn’t say a thing. It takes more words to get a great vocabulary.