Stop the mommy wars and let’s build a village of those striving for improvement!

Stop the mommy wars and let’s build a village of those striving for improvement! We have all heard the term “Mommy Wars”. And likely have felt attacked by something a person has said or wrote on a Facebook post. Today, I want to touch in with this idea that one way of seeing the world…

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Rainy Day Play & Sign in the First Year!

Today, we are having a rainy morning. And I am not complaining. We have had a heat wave that has lasted the better part of July! I know that the farmers, gardeners need the rain. Plus, this pregnant lady could use a break from the house being around +28 degrees all. day. long. I am…

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Weekly Positive Discipline Tool

In many of our Positive Discipline Parenting classes, we have parents with toddlers and young preschoolers! I find that parents love the tool of “Small Steps”. This tool can be used even with an older baby. Lets use the example of an older baby of 10 months of age. This child can help out and…

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Is there benefits of Baby Sign Language?

Often, parents hear the “main” benefit of signing to their little one. This is that they are able to communicate at an early age! This is amazing, wonderful and very real. However, this is not the only benefit of baby sign language. Parents and their little ones can experience so much more in a My…

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Positive Discipline in the Early Years

Positive Discipline is based on the Adlerian Psychology, this is the work of Alfred Adler and his colleague Rudolf Dreikurs.  Adler believed that human behaviour is motivated by a need of belonging (connection) and worth (significance). Discipline is designed to help children learn from what they have done. In fact, the root of education is…

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Baby Sign Language uses American Sign Language signs!

Baby sign language is a tool of communication that you can give to your pre-verbal baby. Babies begin to gesture at a fairly early age; putting their hands in the air to be picked up, pointing at things they want etc. They quickly learn that these movements will elicit a reaction from his/her parents. Taking…

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When to Start Baby Sign Language Classes?

I am often asked, “When can I start signing with my child?” The answer is never the same for each family, as each parent has their own reasons for using #babysignlanguage  their family. Based on child development, babies are ready for signing when they start moving their eyes and head to track toys or their…

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My Smart Hands Baby Sign Language Class in Saskatoon

Join Little Hands and Me Parenting Network for FALL baby sign language classes. We use the Canadian Parent Tested Parent Approved Award winning My Smart Hands program! We learn ASL signs in a unique multi sensory environment which focuses on whole child development. Classes: Tuesdays starting September 6 10am – 2 spaces remaining 1:15pm –…

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Benefits of Baby Sign Language

Registration is now open for Baby Sign Language in Saskatoon! Join us for Level I or Level II starting in September. We offer small class sizes and space is filling up! Benefits of Baby Sign Language: • Helps Reduce Frustrations and Tantrums • Increases Parent/Child Interactions • Allows Baby to Communicate • Kick Starts Creativity…

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