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Babys First Words

Language: More Than Just Words

Robin Lakoff | Posted 04.12.2013 | Home
Robin Lakoff

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo"Water" is the simplest kind of word to learn how to use, a concrete noun. So it's not surprising that such words are normally the first a child learns. But more intriguing -- and much less studied -- is the question of how we learn other kinds of words.

What Decides A Baby's First Words?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.10.2013 | Home
Lisa Belkin

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoCan the sounds we choose first really capture who we will become over time? Or do we give them added meaning with hindsight, because we have waited for them so long?

The Parenting Moments I Can't Remember

Devon Corneal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I just now understand that in anticipating my son's "firsts," I've forgotten to appreciate what he's left behind.

I Love You Daddy: What Were YOUR Child's First Words?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

First words are a transformative milestone. Like first smiles, they give you a glimpse into the being within. Like first steps, they bring your child a little closer to where they were meant to be