August 20, 2008

Sign Language for Babies – Why on Earth?

Sign Language for Babies

Sign Language for Babies

When I had my second child 8 years ago, I learned about sign language for babies. Having been a tutor for hearing-impaired kids in my youth, I was very interested. It didn’t take much to convince me that sign language would be useful and valuable for babies. By the time my baby was a few months old, I was signing with her. Let me share with you why I found baby sign language so beneficial that I did it again with my third child.

Seven years ago, people thought baby sign language was strange and, honestly, I was self-conscious sometimes. Nobody else did it back then. Still when another baby came along 6 years later, I was back signing with the baby again.

Why do I like signing with my babies? Consider the two scenarios below:
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August 10, 2008

10 Ways to Save Water at Home

ways to save water

We’re in the middle of summer and chances are, we’re all using more water to keep cool. You’re probably worried about, not just your water bill, but your impact on the environment as well.

Here are 10 easy ways to save water at home. All of us can improve the way we use water. These tips will surely bring your water consumption down.
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