Baby Sign Language

Sign Language and Forever Families

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C. Adoption. To me, the word means not only the expansion of my family, but a fulfillment of a dream. Many years ago, when I was still in college, I knew in my heart that someday I wanted to adopt. I was a nanny for two little girls adopted from China. One night, as I rocked the baby to sleep, I looked down at her perfect little face and the wind just sucked out of me. In an instant, I saw what her life would have been like as a female orphan in a place that …

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Combining an Interest in ASL with a Love for Children to Make a Difference for Families in Texas

We are pleased to have a network of Instructors around the world offering Signing Time classes, workshops, and story times. Cheryl-Annette Parker is a mom of two wonderful children – a daughter of 4 years and a son of 19 months, and she is a Signing Time Academy Instructor in Rockwall, TX. Cheryl-Annette and her husband are both engineers. They met at the University of North Texas while playing chess and studying technology. Her Master’s degree is in computer engineering, and his is in computer science. Being an engineer, Cheryl-Annette has many technical hobbies. She enjoys aviation, astronomy, and sound …

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Researchers from Emory University Determine Videos Helpful for Children Learning Communication

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C. If you’re already a fan of Baby Signing Time, the results of a recent study by researchers at Emory University will come as no surprise. If you’ve ever secretly wondered if using our videos really helps, or if you should be concerned about using the videos with children under age two (a topic we tackle HERE), the results may offer some reassurance. What is particularly exciting about this research is that it looked specifically at sign language acquisition and retention, so the results speak very directly to what we do here at Two Little Hands …

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Baby Sign Language Starter Kit Contest Winners

Congratulations to our lucky winners of the Baby Sign Language Starter Kit Sweepstakes!  Ruth L. – Cleveland, TN Julie F. – Lewis Center, OH Kiely C.- Greenfield, IN Mimi W. – Woodland Park, CO Marian M. – Livingston, TX  They won a Baby Sign Language Starter Kit with the best-selling book, SuperBaby! This Kit includes 3 award-winning products that make it easy for your baby to start signing: Baby Signing Time Volume 1 DVD – approx. 30 minutes Baby Signing Time Volume 1 CD – with 8 original songs Baby Signing Time Volume 1 Flash Card Set – contains 24 cards with handy D-ring Plus, get all of these great signing tips in Dr. Jenn Berman’s best-selling book, SuperBaby:12 Ways to Give Your …

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Baby Sign Language Starter Kit Sweepstakes

We are giving away five Baby Sign Language Starter Kits – each valued at $49.95! Enter to win before midnight MST on Tuesday, February 21 Winners will be announced on Friday, February 24 Enter contest now! See the Starter Kit  Good luck!      

Baby Sign Language

A couple months ago, Signing Time sent out an article about how sign language is for all children. It seems that more people are picking up on the benefits of learning how to sign with children, and have even started teaching pre-verbal infants as young as 9 months to sign. There has been a lot of talk about how young you should start signing with your child. I conducted some research and found a couple articles talking about the benefits of learning sign language at a young age. Some articles are what we have written, but some demonstrate other families …

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