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Healthy Mom's Gift Guide

Healthy Mom's Gift Guide

It's the time of year when we're bombarded with advertisements for the latest gadget and hottest toys all with a push to buy, buy, BUY! It can be hard to wade through all of the messaging to find thoughtful, quality gifts for those we love, while supporting small, local business and keeping sustainability, eco-friendly qualities in mind. What is a conscientious shopper to do? 

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Is My Child's Speech Delayed?

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“When should my child say his/her first words?”
 
“Is this typical for his/her age?” 
 
These are common questions Speech-Language Pathologists receive from parents of young children. You can use the list of communication skills by age below as a reference for your child's speaking abilities. A referral to a Speech-Language Pathologist is recommended if any of the milestones are not being met.
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Food Sensitivity or Food Allergy?

Food Sensitivity or Food Allergy?

Have you ever wondered if what your child is eating could be having a negative impact on their health? Unfortunately, this is more common than most people think.  

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In a Heartbeat

In a Heartbeat

The news about the baby not having a heartbeat at the ultrasound clinic wasn't a surprise. I had known something was wrong for a few weeks in my core.

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What Not To Do With Picky Eaters

What Not To Do With Picky Eaters

In parenting, as in all areas of life, mistakes are unavoidable. We set out with the best intentions, but somewhere along the way, things go awry. Every parent loves their child and wants them to be well nourished. Parents can be thoughtful and well intentioned but sometimes we interfere too much when it comes to feeding our kids. This is especially the case when dealing with a picky eater and sometimes we end up doing more harm then good. This information is intended to help you, not to place blame or make you feel any worse than you already do about your child’s eating habits. Watch out for common mistakes and learn how to implement best practices. It is never too early or too late to create a positive eating experience for the whole family.

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