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This One Time… I Got a Detention

This one time in elementary school, I got detention. It was the only time I ever got it. Since it happened at least 20 years ago (gulp) parts of it are very clear while other details are quite fuzzy. I can’t quite remember what grade I was in at the time, but


Why and How I’m Teaching My Toddler a Foreign Language

Rissa has a pretty good command of the English language so far for not being quite two years old yet.  I don’t mean to brag, but she does have a large vocabulary of over 200 words and has been stringing together 3,4 and even sometimes 6 word sentences.  I know studies have


The Mommy Mindset: Baby Talk and Language Development

We can’t help but compare our kids sometimes, but sometimes we get a little too caught up in the “should bes,” I think.  This week we discuss language development. Thank You for participating this week: Gena of Captain Fussy Buckets, Darcy of Tales From the Nursery, LaVonne of Long Wait for Isabella,


Rissa is Learning to Sign!

I am super excited and proud to say that my baby girl is starting to sign back! I’ve only been working on basic signs for mealtime so far. I haven’t been super constant day-to-day, but I’ve been concentrating on teaching eat, more, all done, and milk.