Supporting the Needs of Moms for Mother’s Day

As a pediatric speech-language pathologist, I've seen moms of babies and toddlers with developmental delays and disorders at ...
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I Need A Plan!

As speech-language pathologists and parents, when a toddler is not talking yet, we rush in to try to ...
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My Favorite Christmas Eve Tradition

If you've followed for a while now, you know that my kids are grown. (sniff, sniff) When ...
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HOPE…What Every Parent Wants

Every single parent you’ll encounter today, tomorrow, this week, and next year is looking for the SAME thing… ...
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FREE Teach Me To Talk the DVD on YouTube

We have some exciting news! Today Johnny and I released our original DVD Teach Me To Talk on ...
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Perhaps You’ve Been Created for a Time Such as This

I know you're reading all kinds of things in the midst of this worldwide pandemic, so the fact ...
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Be Present… Always Your Best Strategy

Last night I was on a webinar for workers in my church's children's ministry, and the speaker said ...
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Go For Joy!

The lesson I'm reinforcing with myself over and over again since opening our new mission-based clinic in central ...
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When Is A Child Ready to Talk?

If you've followed my posts or podcasts over the last few years, you know that Johnny and I ...
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We Wish You a Merry Christmas… Toddler Style!

Last week one of the fabulous moms I'm working with taught me some new verses to "We Wish ...
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Do You Need REAL HELP?

Do you struggle to come up with what you should actually do during your time with a child ...
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Let’s Move!

This week's podcast is on the fourth prelinguistic skill from Let's Talk About Talking (on sale now for ...
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Still No TV For Me

Last year I wrote a post about a decision my husband and I made to pull the plug ...
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Getting Back to the Floor!

I'm so excited to announce that Teach Me To Talk is opening a mission-driven speech therapy clinic in ...
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Parent (and Therapist!) Coaching Tips

Many therapists get caught up in the trap of wanting to coach parents, but chicken out when they ...
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Child Not Communicating? Teach Him to INITIATE

Today I met a little guy in a person whose mom has been my guest twice on the ...
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Can Your Toddler Wave, Point, and Blow Kisses? If Not, Begin Here!

If a late talker uses 15 to 20 different gestures, wonderful! You don’t need this post! BUT… If ...
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Imitation… How Toddlers Learn EVERYTHING

What is Imitation? Imitation means that a child copies what he sees and hears other people do and ...
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Why is Play Important for Language Development?

Play is important for language development and here's the most obvious, practical reason... Play is how little kids ...
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“Play and Stay”

What's your best strategy for parents for working with kids who don't play with toys. Here it is ...
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Turn Taking in Toddlers… It’s More than Sharing Toys!

When I ask a parent, "How does your child take turns?" sometimes they think I’m referring to sharing ...
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The ONE Change with Late Talkers That Can Make All the Difference

Often we look for a quick fix anytime we have a problem. I know I do! Who doesn't ...
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Using Books to Teach Toddlers Language and Play… VIDEO from

If you've picked up any parenting book or studied anything related to educating children for at least 5 ...
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