Child Development and What Does this REALLY mean?

Child development, we hear this term tossed around a lot in magazines, doctor’s offices, at the health units, and various programs. Yes, Little Hands & Me Parenting Network even takes this term one step more and suggests, “whole child development”.   So what is this whole child development? Why should you care about this when…

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Power Struggles of a 2 Year Old

Power struggles are a real test of wills in all relationships and in particular in one’s parenting journey. I cannot count the amount of times I would lose a struggle to a child who barely measures up to my thighs. They would dig in their heels and I would come in head strong at the…

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Infant Directed Speech – Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood

What is infant directed speech? Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood is joined by our friend and Speech Language Pathologist Emily Goudreault and Owner of High 5 Communication Resources! She addresses how to promote language development, why communicating with confidence is important and WHAT counts for words in the early years. Find out how you…

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Spring Classes starting March 13

We have many spring classes available starting March 13!  Ready? Set? GO!!!!   My Smart Hands Baby Sign Classes (did you know that this is a Canadian Awarded Program and Little Hands  & Me Parenting Network was rated top of 5 Baby Sign Blogs world wide?!) Tuesday March 13 10am -Level I 11am – Level…

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Bee My Valentine Event

Join Tanya with Little Hands and Me Parenting Network for a 30 minute Valentine’s Day Baby Sign Information Workshop for expecting & parents with babies under 8 months of age. Together, we will explore: -How to start signing -Learn Valentine’s Day Songs -Learn useful first signs signs through play, music, and movement! And most importantly,…

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Wednesday’s Word (ASL sign)

It’s Wednesday which means we get to play “What is Mr. E Signing?”     That’s correct! Mr E is signing “STOP”. This is such a great sign to use with your children as they grow and explore. We will ask Miss K to “STOP” when she starts touching plants, or wanting to put something…

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When Can I Start Baby Sign Language With My Little One?

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 baby sign language their family. Based on child development, babies are ready for signing when they start moving their eyes and head to track toys…

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