Killer Bread by Dave Dahl

January 9, 2010

The 1/6/10 Oregon City News also had a front page article called A Killer Move on Dave Dahl, the founder of Dave’s Killer Bread. Dave’s Killer Bread, Nature Bake and Bob’s Red Mill are all located in Milwaukie, Oregon, not far from Austin and his family. Grandpa Ron and I are going to visit their store this afternoon when I finish writing this! Testimonials are here. Dave’s story of straightening out his life is here.

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Teaching Babies Sign Language

January 9, 2010

Cyndi taught Austin sign language when he was little. She is planning to teach little Abby sign language, too. The 1/6/10 Oregon City News had a lengthy article called A sign of success for babies about Shira Fogel teaching parents how to teach their toddlers sign language.

Advantages of signing with your baby from the article:

• It is a fact that babies can acquire the ability to understand language long before the muscles in their mouth enable them to actually speak.

• Research proves the gap between comprehension and speech production can be bridged by using sign language.

• Sign language helps provide an earlier foundation for language development.

• Sign language has been scientifically proven to raise IQs an average of 12 points higher than non-signing children.

• Even when children start speaking, their words are often very difficult to understand; sign language provides an additional clue to help toddlers tell you what they are trying to say. This helps tremendously in minimizing the “terrible two’s.”

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