Developing Young Minds

Baby Talk

Although baby talk may sound quite ridiculous, it turns out this type of communication may be critical to a baby’s development. Just because your baby cannot talk back, does not mean you shouldn’t be talking to him. Baby talk, also called infant-directed speech, is identifiable by its high pitch and emotive tone. It sounds like […]

Developing Young Minds

Baby Reflexes

As a newborn, reflexes control many of a baby’s actions. Primitive reflexes originate in the central nervous system and fade with age. These automatic responses help a baby to survive in this new and unfamiliar world until the baby is able to develop intentional motor control. Reflexes help stimulate a baby’s brain and assist in […]