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Social Skills: A Learned Behavior Or Not?

Social skills are what we use to have positive relationships with others. It involves the ability to communicate, problem-solve, make decisions, self-manage, and control relationships with friends and others. Social skills are a learned skill, and it is more than just having good manners. Social skills are learned from birth, and have to be learned […]

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Is My Child Tongue-Tied?

Does your child have difficulty sticking out his/her tongue? Does your child have difficulty with certain speech sounds (those produced with the tongue tip or a retracted tongue such as /t, d, n, l, s, z, sh, r/), or is he/she unable to move the tongue for what seems like easy to execute movements (e.g […]

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Promoting Healthy Sleep Habits in Children

Sleep is a vital element in any child’s daily routine. It is important to establish healthy sleep patterns/ routines to encourage success and independence with falling asleep and staying asleep, as well as promote optimum functioning during awake hours.  Below are several suggestions for nourishing healthy sleep habits in your little one.   Stick to […]

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No Screen November – Week 3

Congratulations on making it to week 3 of the challenge! This week’s challenge is to reduce your family’s screen time on week nights.  Look at your screen time tracker and pick an amount of time you’d like to reduce screen time during the week.  If you have kids, try to reduce to screen time for […]

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No Screen November – Week 2

Hi Everyone! If you are like me, the first week of tracking your screen time came with some reality shocks. Take a deep breath; it’s going to be fine. This week’s challenge is to pick two times that you intentionally do not have screens. For example: time in the car, meal time, eating out, during a child’s sporting […]

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Should I Teach My Child Sign Language?

Should I teach my child sign language? The answer is “yes!” Whether your child is a baby and is showing no speech and language delays or your child is a 3 year old who is not yet talking, sign language will be beneficial. It is a language of gestures, and gestures are a precursor to […]

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Dear Moms

            Dear Mama, If there is one thing I want all my client’s mamas to know it’s this: Take Care of Yourself. One the best gifts you can give your child is the gift of a healthy mother – mentally, emotionally, and physically. Everywhere we turn there’s someone or something […]

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