Peeing is the New Pooping

Hilah Johnson and Laura Vitale, did you ever imagine that one of your most ardent fans would watch most of your videos while sitting on the pot? On Ruby’s behalf as well as my own, I’d like to thank you

Peeing is the New Pooping

Hilah Johnson and Laura Vitale, did you ever imagine that one of your most ardent fans would watch most of your videos while sitting on the pot? On Ruby’s behalf as well as my own, I’d like to thank you

The First Day of School

Today was our first day at Ruby’s new speech and language specialized school (see my discovery of it here). People have asked if Ruby was excited. The answer to that question, about something she’s been hearing about happening in the future,

The First Day of School

Today was our first day at Ruby’s new speech and language specialized school (see my discovery of it here). People have asked if Ruby was excited. The answer to that question, about something she’s been hearing about happening in the future,

Superfoods / A Village

I started wondering if I should supplement Ruby’s diet with fish oil, or with some other Omega 3 supplement. I’ve known that some people supplement their children with apraxia with extra Omega 3 fatty acids for some time, and I’ve read

Superfoods / A Village

I started wondering if I should supplement Ruby’s diet with fish oil, or with some other Omega 3 supplement. I’ve known that some people supplement their children with apraxia with extra Omega 3 fatty acids for some time, and I’ve read

Apraxia Awareness

Last night I read Ruby “In the Night Kitchen” by Maurice Sendak. This classic is one of my favorite books to read her, because it’s wonderfully illustrated, amusing to both of us and not irritating to me, and because I

Apraxia Awareness

Last night I read Ruby “In the Night Kitchen” by Maurice Sendak. This classic is one of my favorite books to read her, because it’s wonderfully illustrated, amusing to both of us and not irritating to me, and because I

Hi There

I’m now sufficiently annoyed with myself for abandoning my blog that I can force myself to go ahead and get things rolling again. Nothing out of the ordinary has happened in the last month-and-a-half to account for this hiatus. We put our heads down and

Hi There

I’m now sufficiently annoyed with myself for abandoning my blog that I can force myself to go ahead and get things rolling again. Nothing out of the ordinary has happened in the last month-and-a-half to account for this hiatus. We put our heads down and

Brown Bread

I haven’t made a lot of bread because I lack patience and because I don’t usually make things where measuring and following recipes precisely is actually important, but I would love to become a competent bread baker. This recipe is

Brown Bread

I haven’t made a lot of bread because I lack patience and because I don’t usually make things where measuring and following recipes precisely is actually important, but I would love to become a competent bread baker. This recipe is

Three Things I Won’t Miss About Speech Therapy if My Daughter Ever Stops Needing It

1. Getting There (including, but not limited to, keeping a child who stumbles and falls regularly safe on a 12 foot wide subway platform with likely death beckoning from either side, and the friendly, thinly veiled amateur assessments conducted by

Three Things I Won’t Miss About Speech Therapy if My Daughter Ever Stops Needing It

1. Getting There (including, but not limited to, keeping a child who stumbles and falls regularly safe on a 12 foot wide subway platform with likely death beckoning from either side, and the friendly, thinly veiled amateur assessments conducted by