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 …

Breastfeeding, the things they don’t tell you 

I knew I always wanted to try breastfeeding, I figured it is the most natural thing to do.  I was surprised to learn that I wasn’t breast fed as a baby, I just assumed I had been! My mum had her own reasons that I won’t go into. I started …

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 …