When Do Babies Talk?

Your baby should learn to talk during the first two years of life. Learn how you can encourage your baby's verbal skills, how to teach new words, and more.

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Science Says Babies Sync Their Babbling and Pointing Earlier Than We Thought

A new study looks at how and when babies develop the ability to coordinate their speech and gestures, and the results are a bit surprising.

Baby Sign Language: Daily Routine Signs

At first, start by teaching your baby two to five priority signs, then begin adding more. Special thanks to Melissa van Wijk, Founder of Signing Up (SigningUpLLC).

If Babies Could Text: Texts from the Crib

All new moms anxiously await their babies' first words, but what if babies could text? Hint: It involves a lot of smiling poop emojis.

Baby Sign Language: Greetings

Help your baby say hello and goodbye with these greeting signs.

Do Tech Toys Hurt Baby's Language Development?

It might be time to put down the "smart" toys and get back to the wooden blocks.

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Teaching Baby Sign Language: A Guide for New Parents

Baby sign language can help your child communicate without saying a word. Learn when and how to teach your infant to sign, plus the benefits of this new form of baby talk.

Decoding Baby's Funny Little Noises and Sounds

Your child doesn't talk yet—but she does have a language of her own. We'll tell you what she's communicating with her funny little noises and sounds.

How to Help Your Baby Learn to Talk

Studies have shown that chatty parents raise brainy kids. Try these simple ways to nurture language skills in your own little one.