The Importance of Fathers in our Field

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As we draw close to Father’s Day this year, I’m reminded of just how important they truly are. Throughout history, social scientists have long ignored fathers, focusing instead on mothers as the significant figure in infant development (Fathers, Ross D. Parke). However, as research explores this area, we see just how truly valuable fathers are […]

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Birthday Celebration

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Hold up. This blog is 3 years old. Don’t believe me? You can check out my very first post HERE. I still remember being nervous about hitting that “publish” button and wondering who in the world would read my post besides my dear husband. Here I am, three years later and STILL loving every minute […]

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A Year of Change

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Everyone told me so. I guess I didn’t believe it until all of a sudden, without warning, my baby was one. They DO grow up fast. I’m making a hard decision for next year-one that has been hashed over and over in my head but I know it’s the right one. I’m taking a one […]

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Articulation Word Wall Using Fry Words

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I love products with double purposes. I don’t just want something to target articulation. I want something to target articulation, language, spelling, writing, and grammar and I want it to look pretty. I want a lot, I know. It’s why I’m adding a new category to my TPT Store titled “Functional Decoration.” In this category, you’ll […]

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Summer Speech Books

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It is just me or was this winter loooong? Here in Ohio, we had 8 cold/snow days (3 of which we made up over spring break). Ugh! I think it’s safe to say that I’ve ready to get out end-of-year Summer Packets since…well, JANUARY. My students continue to ask every year for these books. They’re […]

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Moving and Grooving Activities: Prepositions

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  Prepositions are about my favorite concept to teach. It really doesn’t get more fun than playing hide and seek, barking directions at each other and dancing around in the therapy room. If you haven’t checked out my other posts in this movement series, you’ll want to head HERE (or click “series” in the menu […]

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“S…Peachy” Feedback Linky Party

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  I’m sure you already know, but last week was the HUGE Teacher Appreciation Sale going on at TPT. And you know what that means-S…Peachy Feedback Linky is also here! Boy, how I love sales! Even more than sales, though, I LOVE your feedback. Just in case you missed this on my Instagram, you are […]

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How Being a Mother Changed Me as an SLP

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This year I’m celebrating my second Mother’s Day as a mama. I know, real veteran, right? I don’t even pretend to have something on the rest of you mamas out there but I can say that being a mother has changed me as a speech therapist, dare I even say, made me better. Our experiences […]

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What’s in Your Cart Linky!

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Psst…Guess what? What you do makes a difference. Yep, even in those moments when all you feel like you do is tie that group of kindergartners’ shoes or hand out band-aids to your first graders, you are making an impact. We are teaching, serving, modeling, providing, caring, loving and sometimes entertaining to our students. And […]

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Smarty Symbols {Review & Giveaway}

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  Today I’m so excited to be reviewing one the best products out there for our field-Smarty Symbols. It’s pretty much the best thing that has happened to me since sliced bread Boardmaker. We are the visual-go-to people in our buildings. Visual schedules, cues and prompts are right up our alley. This means I can never have […]

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