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
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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
WHY WON'T HE EAT? The age old question. If you have a picky eater, you have asked this question a million times. I know, I have heard you do it. And every time you give me that look. You want me to say it - validate how you feel - you want me to say … Continue reading WHY WON’T HE EAT?!
Dear Hank and Gus, Six years ago this week I married your dad. I knew he was the right guy to marry. We started dating shortly after I was diagnosed with melanoma. He didn't laugh when I made awkward jokes about my scar. He took me shopping for a roller derby helmet when I joined … Continue reading Postpartum Depression: A letter to my children
Hank started soccer this week. We are hopeful that starting early will give him a head start on his professional career. We have high hopes of scholarships and World Cups. Or we are just hoping this exhausts him and one night a week we do not have to battle for a full hour to get … Continue reading My Son: The Professional Athlete
Baby food. So exciting! The response of a babe trying their first bite of mush is fantastic. It is hilarious and monumental all in the same messy spoonful. I love watching it happen. I am so lucky to see so many little people take their first bite of delight. It is definitely one of the … Continue reading Baby Food: Also, Not Instead