Alphabet Challenge

In the middle of the night I got all excited about doing a series of blog posts that follow the alphabet.  Each week doing something that begins with the next letter of the alphabet. Am I crazy? You could say that I am a little sleep deprived and have had …

Happy Six Month Birthday

People told me having children would take over your life.  What I hadn’t expected was that it means every waking hour!  Even those hours you can’t sleep in, and it’s because I’m a mother that I just can’t sleep! You spend the first months of your child’s life adapting to …

Merry Christmas

It’s been quite an exciting week. The Robot has started on solid food, he has a new room, had his first Christmas but most importantly is the baby signing… My partner Dave (who hasn’t really been signing yet) noticed Robot was signing milk! Rather proud as it was an independent …

Finger spelling 

The first lesson from britishsign.co.uk.  Leaning to finger spell.  Who knew that when I was a GirlGuide all those years ago that I would learn something that would also come up 17 years later!  I’ve picked this up surprisingly easy and chuffed that I can go through the whole alphabet …

Let’s be serious now, time to sign

Since I have taken an interest in baby signing I’ve got more and more enthusiastic about using my spare time to learn British sign language. I’m using British-sign.co.uk online course to learn the basics of BSL. It is used as a revision tool for the national BSL level 1 course.  …

First sign excitement…

Ever since my little Robot was born I have signed the sign for milk at him before putting him on the boob.  It has paid off as, not always, he does sign milk at me! Dubious a little as only 3 months but more than once he’s opened and closed …

Baby’s can sign?

I’ve always thought that one day I would learn a language.  It needs to be more than learning a few key phrases in GCSE German! Yes I took this one and achieved a C grade, no I can’t use it!  I can say hello and goodbye and just about count …