Make Time for Tummy Time

Tummy time is very important for infants and children who haven’t yet learned to crawl. Laying on their tummy encourages the baby to hold their head up to look around. Tummy time not only strengthens neck muscles, but also creates the curve in the cervical spine....

Children in the Great Outdoors

One of the most important occupations for children is play. Play in children helps them to develop many different skills from physical skills, to emotional skills. Playing outside provides different ways of learning skills than just playing inside. For example, the...

Developing Pre-Literacy Skills

By Lane Mott, MS, CF-SLP Developing pre-literacy skills is an integral component to language development and later academic success. Sitting down and enjoying a book with your child can provide opportunities to teach important life lessons, improve language abilities,...

Ear Infections in Children

By Hope Hagerman, Speech-Language Pathologist Did you know that ear infections are among the most common sicknesses during childhood? Also known as otitis media, ear infections can be very painful, and studies have shown that many children will have at least one acute...

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