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If you clicked on this blog hoping to hear scientific evidence that eating pizza will improve your child's language skills, I am so sorry to disappoint you! If you haven't noticed yet, you will soon start to see that everything you do can provide an opportunity to buil...

Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit down with Natisha McLeod, owner of Beautiful Noise Music School in Timmins. Natisha offers Kindermusik classes to children from 0-5 years old. She also offers private lessons and runs summer music camps. I first met Natisha last y...

Last year, as a new mommy, I was looking for fun classes for my music loving daughter. We decided to register for Kindermusik. As I was participating in the first class, I was amazed to see how well the class incorporated early language learning strategies that were in...

It's that wonderful time of year again! Colours are changing, everything is pumpkin-spiced, and we get to wear sweaters (unless you are in Timmins where the temperature was higher today than it had been during the summer)! Along with a new season, comes new vocabulary...

Talk Like a Pirate Day is a great opportunity to "sneak" in speech and language goals into fun pirate themed activities. There is no better day than Pirate Day to work on the dreaded "r" sound! "R" is one of the hardest sounds to learn and one of the last sounds to dev...

September 16, 2017

One of the best parts of being a parent is seeing the world through the eyes of your child. Children are fascinating, creative, and brilliant, but sometimes their brilliance can be perceived as "silly" to adults. Whether your child is smearing yogurt all over their fac...

4 Fun Ways to Build Language Learning Opportunities

1. Build use of single words:

 Hold the monkeys "hostage" so that your child has to ask for them.

  • Each time your child wants another monkey model the word "more"

    • If they are just starting to use single words...

As a mother of a toddler, my poor daughter is constantly being compared to my expectations. If I'm being completely honest, at 11 months I caught myself wondering why she wasn't already walking and talking. Despite years of advanced training in child development, I cle...

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