The Babsy B Blog

WOW! Word of the week: LIKENESS

by Babs Hadjusiewicz January 26, 2016 1 Comment

A WOW! word is a word you'll say constantly this week to help your newborn, infant, or toddler hear the word and its forms. You are modeling words your child stores up and practices silently until able to say them aloud just like you do!

  1. Your likeness to your doll is amazing!
  2. An oval has some likeness to a circle.

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Babsy B Tip: Whisper the Readaloud

by Babs Hadjusiewicz January 21, 2016 1 Comment

Why whisper when you’re reading aloud to your child today?

Use your whispering voice to read every other page of a picture book or board book. Your child will enjoy hearing and mimicking your performance. But much more is going on here.

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The Verbs Game™

by Babs Hadjusiewicz January 20, 2016 1 Comment

Let’s play The Verbs Game™ with your child of any age today. This talking game is a good way to build your child’s oral language or storehouse of vocabulary and knowledge. You can even talk this activity with an infant. And it’s another free activity you can do with your child anywhere you are. Here’s how:

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WOW! Word of the Week: SHELTER

by Babs Hadjusiewicz January 19, 2016

  1. Look how the tree’s shade has sheltered us from the sun.
  2. It looks like the cat found shelter there.
  3. I’ll shelter your body so you stay warm.
  4. Which sweater will shelter you from the cold?
  5. Why do newspapers shelter us from the cold?

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Babsy B Tip: Spinning Straw into Gold!

by Babs Hadjusiewicz January 04, 2016

Wanna learn how to spin straw into gold? Let’s say this particular handful of straw is a board book, like SO BIG!

Once you’ve repeatedly read and sung this book, your child and you know every animal’s name and its relative size by heart. ‘Tis time to begin the spinning!

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Babsy B Tip: How to teach your infant or toddler to read

by Babs Hadjusiewicz January 03, 2016 1 Comment

I’m all ears when I hear an adult explaining how a little one can’t really read but thinks he can. “He just knows the story,” the adult says. And I say, “Yay! Yay! Yay!” This adult has done one of the most important jobs a parent does . . . reading the same book again and again until the child knows the story.

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Babsy B Tip: Can I? Huh?

by Babs Hadjusiewicz December 17, 2015

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WOW! Word: INTEREST

by Babs Hadjusiewicz December 15, 2015

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Babsy B Tip: Develop Long-distance Love

by Babs Hadjusiewicz December 14, 2015

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Babsy B Tip: Skype & Facetime: Who’s in Charge?

by Babs Hadjusiewicz December 10, 2015

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WOW! Word: TOLERATE

by Babs Hadjusiewicz December 08, 2015 1 Comment

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Babsy B Tip: Double Shift

by Babs Hadjusiewicz December 06, 2015

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Ask Babs: Encouraging Openness

by Babs Hadjusiewicz December 02, 2015

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WOW! Word of the Week: RELAX

by Babs Hadjusiewicz December 01, 2015

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Babsy B Tip: Housing Your Child’s Library, Part 2

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 30, 2015

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WOW! Word of the Week: EMBARRASS

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 24, 2015

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Babsy B Tip: Books, Books, and more Books

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 23, 2015 17 Comments

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Ask Babs: Toddler Time Enhanced

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 19, 2015

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WOW! Word of the week: FINAL

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 17, 2015

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Babsy B Tip: Readaloud Poems

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 16, 2015

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Babsy B Tip: Signage Fun, Part 2

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 12, 2015 1 Comment

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WOW! Word of the Week: DISRUPT

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 10, 2015

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Babsy B Tip: Signage fun with your toddler

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 09, 2015

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Babsy B Tip: Signage fun with your toddler

by Babs Hadjusiewicz November 09, 2015

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