Word Learning “Magic”

Word Learning “Magic”

  Imagine taking a walk with your toddler. A dog passes by and your curious toddler hesitantly approaches the dog. After his hesitation disappears, he smiles as he pets the happy dog. “Dog,” you say to him. “That’s a nice doggy!”   This is the magic of word...
Your Toddler Isn’t Lazy

Your Toddler Isn’t Lazy

My Toddler Isn’t Talking   As a Pediatric Speech Pathologist specializing in early intervention  (birth to three), I get a lot of phone calls from concerned parents.  Many of them go something like this. “My toddler is not talking. He can say the words, but...
It’s Not About the Toy

It’s Not About the Toy

  With the holiday season upon us,  gift guides, wish lists, and toy commercials are everywhere! If you have ever surprised your little one with a new toy only to have them show more interest in the box, you know that it’s not about the toy.   The definition of...
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