If you came to our house, you would likely hear me (as the Mommy Speech Language Pathologist) talking about what my 1-year-old is doing allllll of the time! 

-“Oh look! You put the blocks in the bin!”

-“Yummy! You love goldfish!”

-“Ewww, stinky diaper” (along with pluggin...

As a parent, I have learned that breaks from school can be a great time to reinforce goals and concepts already learned as well as work on some things my child currently struggles with. Of course, if your kids are anything like mine, the second you mention the word “ho...

As we discussed in the previous post, speaking is not an easy task. It's challenges lie in that we can't always see the structures and body parts used to make the sounds. Coordinating the lips, tongue, teeth, jaw, and lungs to produce a sound all in a split second seem...

Almost all toddlers will go through a phase where their speech is not smooth and would be considered dysfluent. This usually occurs when children are in a language acquisition phase. Putting together longer sentences,  gaining new vocabulary, and learning how to partic...

Every parent waits for this moment like a kid on Christmas morning! Excited, anxious, and oh so curious about what this word will be. During your child's first year of life, they have taken it all in. Soaked up every word you've said like a sponge and now it's their tu...

When should you consider seeing a speech therapist in St.Louis, MO

 Parents often ask me is it ever too early to begin working on speech development?  My answer is that it is never too early to begin connecting with your child and laying a foundation on which to grow.  One of the first ways to start this connection is through Joint At...

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