Living with Juvenile Arthritis: A Parent’s Guide {A Review and Chances to Win a Copy!}

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Last month I shared with you an update on my daughter’s juvenile arthritis. Her ninja-like immune system is back at it and we’ve started a new medication. So far so good! One of the reasons I write about my daughter’s illness is awareness. People tend to know very little about this disease that affects over 300,000 children in the US alone. And because of my posts on juvenile arthritis, I have gotten many emails from parents with a child who {Read More}

Ready for Kindergarten Book Study: Creating a Language Rich Environment

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Back before I started blogging, I was searching online for preschool activities and found this cool blog called Teach Preschool. One of the things I loved about the site, was that the activities provided were PLAY-BASED which if you know me at all, you know how important I believe play is to a child’s development. Deborah, Teach Preschool’s author, has recently published a book called Ready for Kindergarten! Deborah was kind enough to provide me with a copy of this great {Read More}

Room on the Broom: Book and DVD Review and Giveaway

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It is OCTOBER, one of my favorite months. Both in my therapy sessions and at home, we love doing fall and Halloween themed activities and reading fun themed books as well. A couple years ago, I discovered the book Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson. My kids LOVE it. It is such a FUN book that most children will really enjoy. So I was thrilled when I was contacted to review this book and the new Room on the {Read More}

My Toddler Talks: A Review and GIVEAWAY!

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You may have noticed I have been doing a lot of reviews lately! I am finishing up all review requests I have had as I get ready to go out on maternity leave. Today, I am really excited to review a great book by fellow SLP Kimberly Scanlon called My Toddler Talks: Strategies and Activities to Promote your Child’s Language Development. Disclaimer: I received this book at no cost in exchange for my honest review. As always, all thoughts and opinions are {Read More}

Fun with Abby & Alyssa: An Introduction to Sign Language {A Review & Giveaway}

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I became familiar with these books several months ago when my friend ( and fellow SLP) Kristy reviewed them on her blog Hear My Hands. I was thrilled when the author of these books Don, who goes by Grandpa Don, and I had the chance to talk via Facebook and he offered to let me review the books as well. Full disclosure: I was given a copy of all 6 Fun with Abby & Alyssa Books at no cost to review. {Read More}

Speaking of Apraxia {A Book Review}

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I had been eying a new book about Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) called Speaking of Apraxia: A Parents Guide to Childhood Apraxia of Speech since it was published a few months ago and was thrilled when the Author, Leslie A. Lindsay, R.N., B.S.N., provided me with a copy for a review. I hope you enjoy the review as much as I enjoyed the book! (Though the book was provided to me at no cost, the thoughts and opinions in {Read More}