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Mealtime Rehab: Tips for Coping with Selective Eaters

Mealtime Rehab

We are so excited to welcome Yaffi Lvova, a Registered Dietician Nutritionist and owner of Baby Bloom Nutrition! In this guest post, she offers excellent tips on picky eating and some creative strategies to get little ones to develop healthy eating habits.  Motherhood is a rollercoaster. The ups and downs in a single day, in a single hour, could drive even the most maternal person to the brink of craziness. Mealtimes are often the needle to the balloon that would otherwise be your sanity. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Mealtimes can be calm, even pleasant. No, you’re…

Product Review: The Artful Alphabet Flash Cards

Product Review: The Artful Alphabet Flash Cards

We are so excited to bring you a review of The Artful Alphabet Flash Cards from The Artful Educator. This wonderful educational product was created by mom/entrepreneur, Kim Votruba-Matook. The inspiration for The Artful Alphabet was Kim’s family and life experiences, which all culminated into creating the opportunity to creatively solve the problem of making time with her (at the time) newborn son meaningful for any adult at any time. Out of this desire, the The Artful Alphabet was born. Each letter is made up of a mosaic of items that start with that letter, so each interaction can create…

What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?

What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?

We are excited to welcome Caitlin to the blog today for a guest post. She is a pediatric speech-language pathologist who is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Arizona State University with a focus on the genetic bases and electrophysiology of severe speech disorders. What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech? In the world of childhood speech and language, the term “apraxia” can be daunting to both parents and speech pathologists. Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is considered one of the most misunderstood and difficult to diagnose of the speech disorders we see in young children. CAS…