Weaning from Finger Sucking: How to Help Child Stop Sucking Their Fingers

Weaning from Finger Sucking: How to Help Child Stop Sucking Fingers Babies frequently seek comfort in objects. Maybe it’s a special blanket. Maybe it’s a pacifier. Maybe it’s their thumb. Or maybe it’s random fingers.…

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Tips for a Speech Delayed Toddler: Activities from Speech Therapy

If you have a speech delayed toddler, you’re not alone. The good news is, you can encourage language skills with some simple tips and activities. My son began his journey with speech therapy services at…

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Talking to Kids about Suicide

Talking to Kids about Suicide Even just writing that sentence gives me chills and a kick-in-the-stomach type feeling. As I’m sure it does for any other parent reading that sentence too. I’m a hardcore mom.…

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Thoughts and Feelings in the Trenches of a Speech Delay

Sometimes when I go to write the words flow easily. It’s like therapy for me – the way I best express my thoughts and emotions is through writing. But trying to write these thoughts. These…

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Undergoing Life Changes with a Strong-Willed Child

Undergoing Life Changes with a Strong Willed Child. Have you had any big life changes recently? Moving? New baby? Death in the family? Just a lot going on? Those things all can take up your…

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