Next time you see that young mom lugging her kids around, make her smile by saying this…

This has been on my mind for a while... and it is not meant to sound negative, but no matter how I try to write it, it does a little bit. Why, oh why in the year 2017 do I still feel like I am defending my family when I go out in public with my children? Why … Continue reading Next time you see that young mom lugging her kids around, make her smile by saying this…

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Orange Juice

I love when the simple innocence of toddlerhood mixes with the bold literalness and that two year olds have! Especially when words are spoken so confidently even though they are not quite right.  We had one of those moments today. This morning was hectic.  Our little man has his first cold and is really congested … Continue reading Orange Juice

Monday Mealtime Musings… “Red Beggies”

Have you ever had a conversation with your kids and realized afterward that neither one of you had any idea what you just talked about for the past 5 minutes?  The other day at lunch Aadie asked for "red beggies".... cautiously I probed for more information... tomatoes? peppers? does she really mean that she wants an apple?  No, … Continue reading Monday Mealtime Musings… “Red Beggies”

Encouraging Toddler’s Speech… The good, the bad and the funny!

As a speech language pathologist (SLP) I can appreciate each stage of speech and language development that my daughter has gone through and continues to go through.  I taught her a few baby signs, and she was speaking some real words (Real= understood by unfamiliar listeners with a true meaning attached) around 7 months old. Now … Continue reading Encouraging Toddler’s Speech… The good, the bad and the funny!

Bexer & Bubsie’s Banana, Blueberry-Lemon Swirl Muffins! (Egg, dairy & cinnamon free)

One of my Mother's Day requests was for some baby free time to spend with my Bubsie girl.  Hubs was happy to take our little guy for a drive so he could nap after our trip to the cafe, so we got to baking! I'm not really the kind of baker who likes to stick … Continue reading Bexer & Bubsie’s Banana, Blueberry-Lemon Swirl Muffins! (Egg, dairy & cinnamon free)