Monthly Archives October 2012

The Accent

photo “Mom, Dylan’s dad has a London accent.” “It’s a British accent, I’m not sure about London.” “Is there such a thing as a Texas accent?” “Sure. MeeMee has one, and Cousin Steve, and J.P.’s dad.” “Oh, yeah. What kind of accent do I have?’ “You don’t have an accent.” “Yeah, I do. I have…
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Pallet Wall Decor- Hanging Vases

Pallet crafts ideas are all over the internet but this one is my own little creation, Pallet Wall Hanging Vase.  I love rustic Fall decor! You can hang it up out on your patio or bring it indoors.
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Fall and Halloween Speech and Language Roundup

Last year I did several Fall and Halloween posts incorporating crafts, activities, and therapy ideas that can be adapted for use in therapy sessions or by parents at home to help expand speech and language skills. I thought it would be nice to have all these posts in one place! Just click on the picture…
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The A Word

Autism. I’ve studiously avoided the word for years; from about a year and a half to two years old, it’s been on my mind for Danny, but we never made it official. For a while, there was a bit of “maybe it’s just…” going on. Maybe it’s just his hearing loss. Maybe it’s just out…
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Hot Topic Friday *Bath Time*

Welcome to Hot Topic # 4. Gonna make this one a quicky…. gotta get back to doing laundry, lol. Eli has a bacterial infection and is super clingy. She’s taking a nap, so I thought I’d type this out real quick before she wakes up….. I wanted to talk about something I have been thinking…
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Our Favorite Halloween Treat: Pumpkin Pops

Here is a super easy idea for a kids Halloween treat that gets rave reviews at our house. These pumpkin pops would be great for a Halloween party or to share with neighbors. We just made some for a Halloween snack at home, so you don’t really need a special reason. Read more to find…
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Due Date Unknown?

Last Thursday I went to the Dr. for an ultrasound to check on the placenta location.  It was low in the beginning, so they were supposed to recheck later to make sure that it was not previa (a condition where the placenta grows over the cervix.  The placenta usually starts low and travels up the…
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Got Game

“I think I won that one, Pal.” “No, Dad. Let me count your cards for you… Yeah you only have sixteen so I actually won.” “I didn’t hear you count all of those cards.” “That’s because I counted them inside my own mind. I’m a winner.”
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The Bossiest 4 Year Old You’ll Ever Meet

When I was pregnant with Lola we had no idea if we were having a girl or a boy up until the day before she was born. She barely moved in the womb, I had no symptoms at all and my stomach was the only thing that got big. Really big! After a very traumatic…
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DIY Halloween Card Creations

Contributing Writer: Kellly Griglione from the Notable Nest For me, Halloween cards are some of the funnest to make and give. I have more time to craft now compared to the winter holidays, and many of the Halloween stamps are just so darn cute! After playing at my craft table this afternoon I end up with three Halloween cards…
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