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Encouraging Your Child's Verbal Skills

Encouraging Your Child's Verbal Skills

The question we get most often in our practice at Speech & Co. is “How do I get my child to talk?” Of course, there isn’t just one simple answer, but there are a number of tips that can help.

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3 Ways to Survive the Time Change with Children!

3 Ways to Survive the Time Change with Children!

It’s that time of year again. The time that all parents DREAD – moving the clocks back!

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Taking The Fear Out Of Speech Delays

Taking The Fear Out Of Speech Delays

Well it’s fall again, and when you’re the mom of a two-nager, the onset of every new season marks a whole slew of new experiences and massive changes. At this age, they wake up a different human every day. They look a little more deeply into your eyes when you’re playing together, they master skills they were just dabbling in yesterday—they even come out with some stuff you didn’t teach them, don’t know where they learned it, and didn’t know how to do yourself before you saw them do it. Toddlers are an eye-opening experience for parents. We gaze at them in wonder and it’s all we can do to keep up. 

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8 Tips For Making Breast Pumping A Breeze

8 Tips For Making Breast Pumping A Breeze

I’m a pumper. I love it! I love the freedom it gives me to pump milk and let my baby be fed by his dad or his grandmother. I like the time it allows me to just relax and watch a show or surf the web while I’m collecting food for my baby. With my first baby I exclusively pumped for 7 months and never thought it was a bother. I double pumped five to six times a day for 20 minutes and was able to collect enough to feed my very large, off the chart kiddo. I had a Medela In Style Double Electric Pump at the time and rented a hospital grade Medela Double Electric pump in the early days, but if only I had the Medela Freestyle Double Electric Pump! This pump is beyond amazing. “Disclosure: I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Medela Canada and I received Compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.”

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Should I Teach My Baby To Sign?

Should I Teach My Baby To Sign?

If you are a parent, you have probably heard of some people teaching their babies “baby sign”.  

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