Encouraging Language Development in Babies

10 Ways to Encourage Babies to Develop Language Skills

Encouraging Language Development in Babies

Don't tell the producers of The King's Speech, but a few "ums" and "uhs" in mama's daily lexicon may actually be beneficial when talking to tots! According to a new study just released in Developmental Science, the little stumbles in adult language actually help tots learn language more effectively – signaling toddlers' minds that they are about to learn something new.

To ensure that your talking tyke is growing his language development skills as much as possible, parents and caregivers must incorporate speaking directly to their children as part of their daily activities. Check out our 10 tips for aiding the development of language in tots.

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