02 Mar 2016

Why My Kid and I can’t get enough Coffee

It’s 6:40 AM on a weekday, we’re already up, showered, dressed, and halfway through breakfast and my almost 2-year old says, “Coffee?” Yes. Coffee. Does he know me or what? But his brilliant cognitive mind is NOT thinking of his Mama first, unfortunately. He’s [once again] thinking about himself. We’ve had the Green Toys Tea […]

23 Feb 2016

How to get your Toddler to TALK

You know what gets me really jazzed? Meeting awesome parents, like you!, that crave more and more information about their child’s development. That’s why I’ve teamed up with Adrienne Patterson from LearnWithAdrienne.com to give you boat-loads of ideas of what to do with your toddler. The great thing about this video is that you’ve already […]

16 Feb 2016

10 Words to Teach Baby

You know that moment in motherhood when it looks like your baby is actually looking at you? Focusing on your face, your mouth, perhaps even locking eyes for that brief second. It happens before they’re 3 months of age, and oh does it feel glorious. From the moment babies are born, their brains begin to […]

20 Jan 2016

Why Kids Think Peek-a-Boo is so Damn Interesting

Another confession. Here it goes… For Christmas, I didn’t buy my kid anything. Not a single toy or book.  And not just because I’m into the less is more on the toy front, but because everyone else pretty much spoiled him rotten. Love my family and how much they love him… I’m not judging myself. […]

13 Jan 2016

5 Things I Learned Going from “Parenting Expert” to Actual Parent

Friends, let me introduce you to Melissa Georgiou. When I first stumbled upon her blogging, I just couldn’t stop reading. Every post resonated more and more than the next. But this one hit home. More affirmations that as parents, we’re all just doing the best we can, in the most loving way that can do […]

16 Dec 2015

My Most Favorite Sign… and the timing couldn’t be better!

If your halls are decked, candles lit, lights bright and maybe some presents lurking under trees and left over from Hanukkah, my timing on this tidbit of information is key. My favorite sign to use with kiddos is WAIT. WAITING is hard. It’s the toddler version of us grown-ups in line at the DMV. Hard […]

09 Dec 2015

8 Holiday Shopping Ideas for Every Kid on Your List

Tis the season for indulgence and extra pie, cyber shopping, caroling, and gift giving. So this week, we’re bringing you our holiday toy guide, 8 essential tips for holiday toy shopping for every kid on your list. These 8 key categories will teach you how to spot the best toys for language learning and getting […]

02 Dec 2015

10 Holiday Books, Not to be Missed

No spoiler alert here… books are amazing. In addition to all of the language and literacy benefits, they bring a child to a world they might not otherwise discover. They’re great for learning new vocabulary, building associations, and opening more flood gates to creativity and imagination. In case you missed our Facebook post, a novel […]

18 Nov 2015

The one thing I’ve got a black belt in….

After 4 years of undergraduate education, 2 years of Masters degree, a fellowship in speech pathology, and ten years of practicing this trade, there is ONE thing that I know I do well…. like, really well…. Bubbles. Yup. I’m a total Sensei when it comes to bubbles. Black belt in bubbles. I use them probably […]