Rearing Resilience – How do we help children ‘bounce back’ from life’s setbacks?
This is such an important life skill – managing the stresses of everyday; the larger stresses that life can bring, and learning how to move on from these setbacks. Resilience…View Post
People cannot understand my child?!
You may be a parent who finds themselves constantly translating to others, what your child is saying. Should you be concerned? Your child may be getting frustrated at not being…View Post
Communication – What to expect from Birth to 12 months
Communication development in the first twelve months is always exciting, as you experience your little one becoming more and more responsive as each month rolls around. So what can you…View Post
Thumb sucking Sucks!
“I can’t get my child to stop!” so many exasperated parents proclaim. As a Speech Pathologist my work entails looking at the physical features of the mouth, inside and out;…View Post
My child CHOOSES not to speak!
My daughter is happy to talk at home, but NOT at many OTHER PLACES or with MANY OTHER PEOPLE! Going back a couple of years, my two year old was…View Post
I love giving instruments as gifts to younger children – the parents often roll their eyes at me, with a half-hearted ‘thanks’ as they imagine the “noise” that will soon…View Post