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Transitioning to special education preschool

A Year of Speech Therapy: Transitioning to Special Education Preschool

Our first week of special education preschool has been a total hit! The Twins are about to turn 3yrs old and it’s been 18months since we started our speech therapy journey. We’ve learned a...

What is an Inclusive Playground & Where do I Find One?

This post was sponsored by Landscape Structures as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. When you have kids of different ages, abilities...
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The Day I Chose to Separate the Twins

To separate or not to separate? That is the question. Twins are bonded together from birth in a way non-twin folk will never understand. I am not a twin and I like my independence…...
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How to Encourage Preschooler Problem Solving

This post is sponsored by Entertainment One and Scholastic. Although I received compensation for spreading the word about Mission to the Moon, all opinions expressed are my own. Problem-solving is one of the most important skills...
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Why Creativity and DHA are Important in Toddler Development

I received product and compensation from Mead Johnson Nutrition to create this post written by me. All experiences and opinions expressed in this post are my own and not those of Mead Johnson Nutrition....

Encouraging Toddlers to Make Sentences with Their Words

As parents, we can’t wait to hear those first words, it’s one of our most anticipated developmental milestones. But once your toddler has a bank of vocabulary under their belt, the next step is...
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How to Challenge & Empower Toddlers to Talk

I’m back with an update on the Twins’ speech and language therapy and sharing some activities to help challenge and empower toddlers to talk more… there’s even some freebie printable flashcards! I have tried...
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Why Do Kids Develop Obsessive Interests?

With Christmas around the corner, I’ve had many family members ask “What are the Kids into these days?”. They grow up fast and when shopping for gifts we all want to please. This question...
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Delayed Speech in Toddlers: Qualifying for Early Intervention

We’ve spent the past month or so being assessed for the government funded ‘Early Intervention Program’ for speech and language therapy. Delayed speech in toddlers can be incredibly frustrating for all and is common...
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