By 10 to 14 months babies usually speak their first word, but they can learn to use sign language from a much younger age.
A baby will develop their cognitive skills through a range of play activities. You can help encourage this learning through some of these play tips and ideas.
Letting your child move as much as possible in the early years – using all senses, engaging in the real world, preferably outside – will help them grow up healthier, smarter, calmer and stronger.
Barbie is a representation of some of the happiest times in my childhood, and I’m all for fostering a similar love within my baby girl.
Forget finger painting and play dough - the curriculum at this New York daycare centre includes maths, science and literature, all for an exorbitant annual fee.
The premise is simple: put your baby in a suit, laugh at how squishy her face is, wait for her to become a CEO.
If you've found yourself cooing in ‘baby talk’ to your baby, you're off to a good start - recent research has confirmed that that this kind of communication can be more beneficial for your child's language development than using normal speech.
An adorable video showing a baby meeting her father’s identical twin has quickly gone viral.
A family has defended themselves against criticism after letting their baby boy play in a croc-infested river.
Fisher-Price has released a baby seat which comes complete with a space for an iPad. But is their 'Newborn to Toddler Apptivity' seat the worst toy idea ever?
Exercise classes for brain development, language programs for a love of learning, DVDs to enrich and entertain: today's parents are bombarded by products to give their child every chance at future success.
A product that says it can teach babies to read from three months is being used in Australia, despite its makers being prosecuted for misleading claims in the United States.
Not sure how all those new interactive toys work? Or even if your child will play with them? When in doubt, return to the classics.