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!

A post for my husband: What I DO want for Mother’s Day, and no, you can’t get it on Amazon.

For the past two years I was one of the mums who, when asked what I wanted for Mother's Day, replied: "I don't want anything". Well, it's year 3 and I admit that there are things that I do want!  It's not that my husband is terrible or doesn't like to get me anything, he is actually … Continue reading A post for my husband: What I DO want for Mother’s Day, and no, you can’t get it on Amazon.

Structuring my week with two little ones (Summer Edition)

Over the past couple of years I have been making the transition from full time working mom of one, to part time working mom of one and one on-the-way, to full time stay at home mom (beginning in June).  Though the days are long and sometimes stressful these two little nuggets are the lights of my … Continue reading Structuring my week with two little ones (Summer Edition)