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Cooking with Kids: One Dad’s Life Lessons from the Kitchen

Cooking is one of my favorite activities to do with my children. People often seem surprised to know that my five-year-old can flip his own pancakes (under supervision, of course), and knows when something is burning on the stove. I’m often asked, ‘How did you teach him that?’ The answer is that I didn’t teach him […]

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Promoting Language Development: Five Tips from an SLP Mom

(Disclaimer: While I am a trained speech-language pathologist, the following tips are general suggestions to help encourage your child’s language development. If you feel your child may have a speech or language delay, please contact your child’s pediatrician or your local early intervention program for screening or assistance). Like many first time moms, after my first […]

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Age is Just a Number

I can remember the day my mom turned 40. I distinctly remember thinking that I never wanted to get that old. When I turned 20, I could not believe how close 30 seemed. Age, to me, has always been a scary marker of time passing. At 20, I also could never have imagined being friends […]

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