Encouraging Speech in Young Children

Have a read and share your thoughts! What was/were your child/childrens, or your first words? Something which i constantly find ironic when speaking to adults, is the way they think about children language and speech acquisition. When you consider HOW and WHEN children speak and understand speech. What is your immediate thought..? Many people assume … Continue reading Encouraging Speech in Young Children

My Top 11 Reads of 2019

Ok I KNOW this is late but It took me multiple tries to narrow these down. I started with 30 and then was going to give up and have a top 20... then battled and spent longer choosing. Then decided on 23 after adding another 6.... yeh. This took a long time 😂😂 So FINALLY, … Continue reading My Top 11 Reads of 2019

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 7 – Caffeine

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 7 - Caffeine We’ve all had those days where you feel like you haven’t slept for days. For whatever reason, an illness, a young child, work... we have those times where all we want to do is crawl back into bed. A night when we were sleeping well when we had the … Continue reading #MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 7 – Caffeine

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 6 – Heating

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 6 - Heating #Blogger #Gratitude #GratitudeBlog #Parenting #ParentBlog #NewYear I think this is something we can all agree is pretty damned important, and something people tend to forget to sit back and be grateful for. It’s something that within society has become a right, and therefore an expectation. Those with young children … Continue reading #MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 6 – Heating

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 5 – Chocolate

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 5 - Chocolate Oh come on, I’m sure MOST people can get behind this one. It’s not healthy, I know that. Should I eat less? Probably. Should I encourage others to eat less? Nope, it’s their life, not mine, and ya know what? I quite like having Chocolate. It gives me a … Continue reading #MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 5 – Chocolate

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 4 – Quality Time

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 4 - Quality Time #Blogger #Gratitude #GratitudeBlog #Parenting #ParentBlog #NewYear What exactly IS quality time? People talk about it all the time, that they need more quality time together, but today got me thinking. To me, quality time is time spent together enjoying one anothers company. It doesn’t necessarily mean a date, … Continue reading #MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 4 – Quality Time

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 3 – Small Gestures

#MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 3 - Small Gestures I think sometimes people forget to think about the little things, the moments when somebody does or says something that shows they were thinking of you, caring about you. Not necessarily giving you a THING, it could be a five minute chat, a text message saying “hey how … Continue reading #MADEUPgratitude101 #101Daysofgratitude Day 3 – Small Gestures