Sibling Rivalry: How Can I Help?
I always hoped that sibling rivalry wouldn’t be an issue with my children because they are different genders and 2 years apart. Boy was I wrong! I feel like my children are constantly at each other, and I just don’t know what to do! If this sounds like your home, then this post is for
Words to Work On and Words to Wait On
If your child is just beginning language therapy, you might have some questions about how their speech therapist is choosing what words to work on. With all the words out there that can help children communicate better, which ones are the most important to focus on first? After reading this you should have a better
Prepping for Pumping: Supporting the Return to Work
Returning to work is a huge transition for many mothers. The addition of pumping can be both emotionally and physically challenging. Will baby take a bottle? What will my boss think? Will I lose my supply? If any of this sounds familiar, you’re not alone! Everyone’s experience will be different, but as Speech Language Pathologists
Feeding Under 1 – What to Know
It is stressful for a parent to follow the developmental milestones that are provided from the pediatrician for feeding under 1. And let’s be honest, it is also hard to follow the various online resources readily available. It can appear that information is not straight forward when it comes to answering the big questions of
Paradoxical Vocal Fold Movement: How Can Speech Therapy Help?
Paradoxical vocal fold movement (PVFM) is inappropriate closure of the vocal folds when inhaling and/or exhaling. Vocal folds close suddenly when they should remain open. PVFM may occur in both children and adults. People experiencing PVFM feel like they are breathing through a narrow straw. They struggle to get air in and may feel dizzy,
Follow Your Child’s Lead and Promote Language
Children learn to communicate gradually by spending time with the various people in their lives. Communication is two people sending messages to one another. This form of communication might be in different forms, including body language, gestures, signs, simple sounds, babbling, words, or vocalizations closely approximating words. Children learn these forms of communication from observing