Origin of the “little boy haircut” I have been giving my boys and husband haircuts for years to save money. There was some internet self-education to feel comfortable with giving my little boys haircuts, but it wasn’t long before I mastered one particular haircut style. We don’t know what it is officially called, but I […]Read More Tips for Giving a Wiggly Toddler a “Little Boy Haircut” Part 1
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. One of the most commonly asked questions I get asked by parents is “how do I make my toddler talk?” Make a toddler talk? Let me just tell you, you cannot make a toddler talk. You cannot make a toddler do anything. Here […]Read More You can bring a horse to water but you can’t make him drink.
“This one time when I was reading notes in an early intervention record…” When it comes to early intervention notes, service coordinators are expected to be thorough and professional and accurate. This one time when I was a beginner service coordinator, I received a caseload from another service coordinator that had left. In one of […]Read More Homophones of Early Intervention Notes Part 1
Being so afraid of your child having a meltdown that you have a meltdown instead…. ….also known as the time I had a tantrum at Halloween. Parenting is hard! Finding balance between preparing for the worst and being the worst. Being so afraid of your child acting like a monster, you act like a monster […]Read More When you are so worried about your child acting like a monster, you act like one instead.
Keeping Track of all the Developmental Milestones When it comes to developmental milestones, do you have a hard time keeping track? I do. I am an early intervention professional, and I sometimes have a hard time remembering when typical developmental milestones occur. My facts get swirled around though because all day long I am working […]Read More Child Developmental Milestones