Just a quick PSA to let you know we've been doing it all wrong! Yes, you heard me... We've been carrying the carseat wrong all this time!!! HOLD THE PHONE PEOPLE.... please tell me I am not the only one who didn't know that this was the wrong way to carry a carseat?! My friend, … Continue reading PSA: We’ve been doing it all wrong!
This is one of those times that working with preschool aged children who have special needs has come in especially handy when it comes to raising my daughter. Not that she has special needs, but now that she is going on preschool age (wah!) she has her own ideas, opinions and plans. When I ask … Continue reading How I Stop a Toddler Tantrum in it’s Tracks!
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”
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!
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.
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)