Sippy Cups and Speech Development

Sippy Cups and Speech Development

When it comes time to choose a cup for your child, parents need to consider the effect that sippy cups have on speech development. As a speech therapist specializing in oral motor development, I have very strong opinions about cup drinking. Teaching your toddler...
5 Ways to Treat ADD/ADHD (Without Meds!)

5 Ways to Treat ADD/ADHD (Without Meds!)

As a pediatric speech-language pathologist, I hear the words ADD/ADHD approximately 300 times per day.  In recent years, an ADD/ADHD diagnosis has become quite fashionable. However, according to many prominent psychiatrists and researchers, ADD/ADHD is being...
Feeding Your Baby: From Milk to Solids

Feeding Your Baby: From Milk to Solids

Skills for 0-12 Months Many parents wonder about feeding their little ones.  The period of the first year is full of so many changes, but one of the biggest is certainly feeding.  You start with milk, whether it be from the breast or bottle. Then a few months later,...