Yesterday I stood in the midst of my disaster and wondered how I got here. This wasn't what I planned. This isn't what I imagined. What did I plan? What did I imagine? I imagined my life would be clean, crisp, white walls, white curtains, white trim. I imagined my kitchen would be bigger. My … Continue reading My Life as a Donkey
Hi friends - this is one of my favorite blog posts, written by an amazing woman named Kristin. Take care of yourselves, mamas. Your children need you. Nurturing “How would you nurture her if you were the mother of little you?” -Kris Carr Often times when we hear the word ‘nurture,’ our hearts, minds, and … Continue reading Nurturing
A super fun and delightful guest blogger today! Meet the lovely Sylvia of Le Meilleur Bakery. She is bringing something amazing to your next Bloombox - get excited for this deliciousness! Hi Ladies, Andee invited me to share with you the next and exciting new adventures waiting to be shipped to your door –and yes, … Continue reading Cookies, Cakes, and Pizza Dough – Oh My!
It's that time of the year again! Fall! My favorite time of the year! Apple everything, pumpkin everything, sweaters, coffee. I mean, what is not to love about Fall? There is that whole pesky "summer is over and school started" thing, but I mean, how bad is that? Pretty bad if you have a kid … Continue reading Fall: Apples, pumpkins, and early literacy development
I get asked a lot of questions as a feeding therapist. A lot of times I am able to help. And sometimes I am not. But when I don't know the answer - I tell them I do not know the answer. I have no shame in telling someone that I have a lot left … Continue reading What’s in that Bottle?
Starting my own business was huge. Not taken lightly. A lot of thought, time, and money was put into launching The Speech Mom and Bloombox. I would do it all over a million times. My company is still a baby. It still needs a lot of attention and has a lot of growing up to … Continue reading 10 Ways to Support a Female Entrepreneur
We got a package in the mail this week. Or as Hank calls it, "a pasket." It was a small bag of candy from the accountant I work with. A treat! Just for me. Why was it just for me? Because it was cinnamon bears...and I knew they wouldn't love them. (yay me!) Naturally, they … Continue reading Tricked by a Treat
Finding great resources for your kids that are written by professionals is tricky. Head on over to TeachKloud. It is FULL of awesome. You can thank me later! And then make sure to read my latest post! Toys, toys, toys!
Hank and Gus have been really into camping. Like really really into it. And I love it. What is better than hunting frogs, catching fish, and roasting s'mores? I sure cannot think of anything. And because I let them pick all of the themes for Bloomboxes - naturally there is a camping Bloombox. If you … Continue reading Happy Camper
Don't stop beliebing. If you are thinking this is a post about Justin Bieber - leave. Immediately. We are going to talk about speech errors. Because I am a speech pathologist, and it is what I do. When kids learn new vocabulary words, they often produce them incorrectly. Especially when those new vocabulary words have … Continue reading Don’t Stop Beliebing