Look who's talking now or at least will be very soon. If you're wondering when your babbling toddler will turn those coos and cries into mamas and dadas, here's what to expect when it comes to her language development.
Children learn to talk during their first two years of life. Your baby will begin by using her tongue, lips, palate, and any emerging teeth to make sounds (ooh and ahhs in the first month or two; babbling starts shortly thereafter).
Since young children tend to be around us much of the time, it would be nearly impossible to save all our child-related chat for naptime or bedtime. And adults often assume that because toddlers aren't talking much, they're not taking in what we'r...
Is your toddler speaking a foreign language? It can seem like it at times. Read on to learn why first toddler words sound pretty funny and how you can help your pipsqueak perfect his pronunciation.
Most children say their first word by the time they are 14 months old. By their second birthday, most children can say around 50 words. They’re not, however, great communicators. Here are some things your toddler is probably trying to say to you.
Toddlers are like little sponges - they absorb something from every daily experience. The more language they're exposed to, the more language they'll use, says child-development specialist Faith Golden.