How do I get my toddler to talk?
In this video I share tips for getting toddlers to talk more.
Using simple toddler activities involving straws and craft poms or cotton balls, parents, caregivers, teachers, and speech language pathologists can learn how to help your toddler talk more and understand more language so that they can communicate better.
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It feels like a hundred degrees out.
Your toddler is standing at the door saying, "outside outside outside."
You want to make the most of your time and help your child learn how to talk.
Here is something you can try...
bring out a spray bottle filled with water or a paint brush + a bowl of water.
When I was little, my parents would bring out a paint brush and water and we painted the deck outside.
We "painted" the wood and then watched as it would dry in the sun and then we would paint it some more.
This video shows you how to layer in language skills with research-based strategies that Speech Language Pathologists use.
Daily routine that incorporates spray bottles:
Now that you've watched the video, here is your next step:
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Bedtime with toddlers can be exhausting.
After bath time, your toddler get so riled up and wants to run around!
They like to read books before bed but then want to play Monster and hide and seek.
They change their "routine" all the time.
One night, you are pacing up and down the living room, carrying her and her stuffed toy until she falls asleep. And the next night, she wants 100 cups of water.
The next night, she can't fall a sleep unless you are lying in beside her...so how are you supposed to get time to finish up everything in the house before you have to go to bed?
The trickiest part is that sometimes...even if you spent the whole day playing outside to wear her out, she still plays around for a long time before sleep.
You read books, say prayers and sing songs, but doesn't seem to put her to sleep faster.
How do you train your child to wind down calmly?
In this video I share a book, A Kid's Guide to Relaxation & Sleep (affiliate) for getting toddlers to go to...
Are you worried your child is falling behind in talking skills?
These free checklists will help track your
child's development in the areas of talking + social skills.
And if your child is a bit behind, the lists give you action steps to catch them up.