My very inquisitive six-year-old asked me why people dress up on Halloween. I was stumped. I am usually a reasonably informed mom with a quick story about all the cool things in history that have formed our current day celebrations. But not this time – I didn’t have any answers! Where Does Halloween Come From? My son’s question My son’s question got me thinking about the … [Read more...] about Where Does Halloween Come From?
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10 Easy Tips to Encourage your Toddler’s Language Growth
Listed below are tips to easily encourage your little one to talk. Read on to learn how to help them expand their vocabulary and use language variety consistently. STOP talking I know this is probably the most difficult thing to do—but, you will be surprised once you stop talking how much more your toddler will talk. As a speech-language pathologist, I have to continuously … [Read more...] about 10 Easy Tips to Encourage your Toddler’s Language Growth
Taking a Family Approach to Health and Weight Loss
As a Mom if you put an emphasis on health it will motivate your children to eat better and be more active. Your involvement is crucial, and even better, get the entire family on board, engaged and focused on health. It changes the focus from losing weight to choosing the right foods and being active to stay healthy. When everyone in the family gets involved, it demonstrates … [Read more...] about Taking a Family Approach to Health and Weight Loss
Tip on Potty Training Toddler
Your child begins experiencing milestones early in life. These exciting moments include taking his first steps, saying his first words and sleeping through the night. Another important first involves moving from diapers into big boy pants. Although you may eagerly anticipate completing potty training toddler quickly, your little guy may show some resistance to potty … [Read more...] about Tip on Potty Training Toddler
Can You Highlight Your Hair During Pregnancy?
For many women, pregnancy transforms them into beautiful, glowing goddesses. For others, however, they're left clinging to any semblance of their normal selves as pregnancy hormones quickly alter their physical appearance. Highlighting hair can provide a relatively low-cost transformation and much-needed boost to a woman's self-esteem, but many wonder if the chemicals and fumes … [Read more...] about Can You Highlight Your Hair During Pregnancy?