The Path to First Words

The first year of your baby’s life is a flurry of excitement and many firsts, often culminating with their first word and first steps around the first birthday. In this first year of life, your baby will develop many milestones that will be the building blocks...

Best Board Books to Boost Language

Reading is essential for all children. That is why books (especially board books) are the only item I ever buy as a gift for a young child or when a friend or family member has a baby. Children can build early literacy skills that directly correlate with later...

Why you should “Wait”

Are you reading the title to this post and feeling confused? Well, that’s ok because you’re right to be a bit confused. I have shared how important early intervention is with you and why taking a “wait and see” attitude may not be the best path...

Favorite Parent Resources

It’s January 2019. For many, myself included, the new year marks time for change and adjustment. It is a time for setting intentions about what the coming year will hold or look like for you and your family. One aspect of life that I encourage the families I...

The Development of Play

To kick of blogging this year (2019), I figured a primer on the development of play was in order. How does play develop and evolve as kids get older? What does play look like at these different stages? Play is much more than fun for our children. Play is how they...

Back to School with the Right Foot Forward

*This post was originally published on August 3, 2017* It is the middle of August, and it is hard to believe the kids have gone back to school. The beginning of the year can be a mix of emotions for both you and your child. There is likely some apprehension and...