Probably the most important way that I support parents and caregivers is helping them understand their child’s development. Rather than feeling overwhelmed by 3 month milestones, 6 month milestones, 2 year old milestones, or early elementary-aged skills, I try to help parents feel empowered by them! Having a sense of where your child is, where they’ve been, and where they are going helps you to parent in a developmentally appropriate manner and support your children as they become their most successful selves.
Brandie Shulman, M.S. CCC-SLP & Cassie Zises, M.S. CCC-SLPSpeech Pathologists and Owners, Look Who’s Talking, NYC Hear from a pediatric speech and language pathologist about ways to support your baby and toddler’s early language development.
Kim Kramer M.S. Ed., M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech and Language Pathologist and Learning Specialist Kim discusses strategies for reading with your children during this time and addresses questions or about speech and language development.
Many schools have parent-teacher conferences. This is a time for parents to come into the classroom to meet with teachers about their child’s development. I was thinking about my time in the classroom and a phrase I used to use with parents during these meetings: “We’re all working on something.” I always followed up this Read More
Unfortunately, being unsure during parenthood is not a rarity. No one has all the answers. But knowing what to do and knowing your options when you have concerns or feel unsure about your child’s development can be life-changing. Trust Your Instincts Most parents don’t forget the event that pushes them over the edge from noticing things Read More
Hello, my name is Katrina Phillip, and I am a fitness trainer who specializes in children. I am also one of the trainers on Bonita Porte’s Energetic Juniors team. I was recently asked to list a few reasons why children should exercise…However, I believe the true question we should be asking ourselves is – WHY Read More
Play, Sing, Move & Listen 4 Ways to Help Your Child Grow & Develop Through Music Most children respond naturally to music – calming to a lullaby, dancing to a Laurie Berkner video, or making up songs about every day happenings. Music is a multi-sensory experience – processed through more than one sense – Read More
Many of us overlook that speech is a motor movement. Just like with gross and fine motor skills, sometimes kids need a little “hand over hand” and visual cues to learn how to move their mouths to form words and sentences. Here are a few tips on how you can help your toddler learn how Read More