My daughter is in this new phase that she really likes to dole out compliments. It's really cute and usually surrounds what I'm wearing or is repeated from what she hears.... Mama, that's a beautiful dress. Or dinner will be delicious! Super adorable, right? It always brings a smile to my face and kind of … Continue reading Monday Mealtime Musings… Unconventional Compliments
"Of course I can!" Lately this has been my toddler's favorite phrase. It is, absolutely, a welcome change from the "I can't" phase we just went through. She's only 2 so I didn't expect it and it just tickles me to hear it come out of her mouth! Me: Aadie can you please eat your … Continue reading Monday Mealtime Musings… “of course”
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!
You know that old saying... I opened my mouth and my mother came out.? Well this week I experienced a twist on it. My toddler opened her mouth and I came out! It happened when we went to pick up our little dog, Remy, at the groomer (remember the poop story from last week??). Rems does … Continue reading My daughter, the super absorbent tropical bird…