Be careful what you say to hurting parents

The moral of the story for us early intervention providers is to be careful what “helpful” information you give parents that are struggling. It may be misinterpreted by a vulnerable mama. 
In case you are a vulnerable mama needing some help with a child who bites and hurts himself, here are some resources for you. 

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Tips for Giving a Wiggly Toddler a “Little Boy Haircut” Part 1

Haircut Tips for Little Boys part 1

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 […]

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You can bring a horse to water but you can’t make him drink.

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 […]

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Homophones of Early Intervention Notes Part 1

homophones early intervention 1

“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 […]

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October 6, 2019

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When you are so worried about your child acting like a monster, you act like one instead.

Parenting Tantrum

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 […]

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