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How to Teach Baby Sign Language

Decoding baby’s babbles -- and cries -- isn’t easy. Whether your little wants milk, sleep or just mommy’s attention, it can all sound an awful lot alike! These easy-to-teach (and learn!) signs can take the guesswork out of reading baby’s mind.

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2. Music

Before bedtime, at naptime or even during playtime, music can help soothe baby -- especially when it’s paired with some one-on-one cuddle time. Score!

How to teach it: Bend your arm at the elbow and wave your free hand back and forth (like your conducting the music).

Photo by BabySignLanguage.com

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