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Stepping Up to Phonological Awareness

The topic of my previous post (April 26, 2015) was differentiating between phonological awareness and phonemic awareness. I talked about the importance of building phonological awareness skills before expecting children to perform and master sophisticated phonemic awareness tasks. 362 more words

Meet "Pablo Español" (Family Fridays)

 (Photo via Carissa Rogers, Flickr CC)

Happy Friday, friends! Today marks the first chapter of a new and expanded version of Family Fridays.

I’ve been thinking lately about… 1,636 more words

Children

The Nays Have It

Jet has reached the age when the answer to any question must be “no.” At nearly two years old she may want to say “yes” with all her heart, but her need to assert independence is usually stronger. 290 more words

Grandparenting

Would you recognize a speech problem in your child?

I remember when my little girl was a bit older than 3, a friend of mine told me how cute it was that my child was talking with a lisp.  502 more words

Parenting

Excuse me, Mx.

There are a few things for me to blog about since they’re all in my head. The race-based culture shock experienced by my sister in University compared to my own sex & sexuality and gender based culture shock in the same campus, although different environments (We enrolled in different faculties).  710 more words

Linguistics

Developmental Reading Tasks - 18 months +

“No” is a word your child can communicate by 18 months… and that usually includes him shaking his head! He can point to show something that he wants and likely says several words. 668 more words

Language Development