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What’s Child-Directed Speech and Is It Effective?

Have you noticed that mamas, grandmas, and even little siblings will talk differently to a toddler than an adult? We have a natural tendency to talk differently to babies and toddlers, it’s something instinctive that we do. The style of talking we use with little ones is called “Child-Directed” also known as “Motherese” or “Baby Talk.” (Personally, I have mixed feelings with the term “Baby Talk” because it means different things to different people. Some people use it to mean …read more →

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