Childhood Apraxia of Speech – Silence is not golden

Silence is not always golden. Daddy. Mommy. Every parent of a newborn child is basically just waiting to hear these words babbled for the first time. Those incoherent, first mispronunciations give us hope that our child will be brilliant and eloquent. After all, they started talking so much earlier than Bob’s little brat did right? […]

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Becoming Superdad – making time

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! He’s a coach, a great father and husband, a wonderful employee and the most popular guy in the neighborhood! The guy with the great house and nice car! Okay fine. It’s Superdad. The prick. We all know THAT guy. He’s always in a good mood and it’s probably because he’s […]

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Conversations With a Two Year Old

It’s no secret that conversations with children can be entertaining to say the least. My two year old is no different. While I could post everything he says on social media and become​ one of those annoying parents that think everything their little angel does is news worthy. Instead I’m going to pretend that using […]

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A Letter to New Fathers

  Welcome, friend, to the start of an impossible journey. In truth this will be your final journey. Oh, there will be others along the way, but never far from the path that you’ve just embarked on. And all of them will pale in comparison to the what will truly be your largest endeavor yet. […]

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For crying out loud!

Let your child self soothe?  We all know the argument here. Some parents say the only way to teach your baby to go to sleep is to let them self sooth; to let them “cry it out”.  On the other side of that coin are the parents who look at these parents like they are monsters. […]

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An Introduction to Discipline – punishing you child

How do you discipline your kids? At what age is what form of discipline correct to use? Spank them or give them time out? Positive re-enforcement or punishment? A mixture of both? Raising children without destroying them emotionally and mentally or turning them into little monsters is difficult, let us help you navigate these waters.

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Punishment: Babies Don’t Understand. Do They?

Johnny broke your eyeglasses, got fingerprints all over your TV and bit the dog’s ear. Johnny’s 1 and he’s going to be trouble when he’s older. You want to yell, scream, put him over your knee, but you’ve always heard that baby’s don’t understand punishment. It won’t do any good to punish Johnny at his […]

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