Teaching Social Skills At Home

Last month, my 14-year-old son went to a meet and greet for one of his favorite tech YouTubers. When he returned home, he told me all about the other people he met, the jokes that they told, and the afternoon that they shared. Later that night, my husband said, "You would've been so impressed. He held his own. He was confident and chatty. I...Read More
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Speech Therapy For The Older Child

The first time my youngest son completed a speech and language assessment, he was four years old. I brought him in on the recommendation of his preschool teacher. At the end of testing, the Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) actually patted my hand as she said, "He's fine. He's young and still has a lot of developing to do. If he still seems unintelligible...Read More

How Do I Help My Anxious Child?

I stumbled across an old journal last week. It was for the year 2010 when my oldest son was six and my youngest, three. I read through it and smiled at all the cute sayings and sweet moments, grateful I had taken the time to record them. (I had completely forgotten that my little guy said "Betty" instead of "belly.") I also read through...Read More