Child Development and What Does this REALLY mean?

Child development, we hear this term tossed around a lot in magazines, doctor’s offices, at the health units, and various programs. Yes, Little Hands & Me Parenting Network even takes this term one step more and suggests, “whole child development”.   So what is this whole child development? Why should you care about this when…

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Infants and Eating

The time has come when we have now passed the magical “6 month mark” and we are starting to think about bringing the messy and time consuming job of feeding solid food to Mr G. I know, I hear some people inhaling….  …. YOU waited for 6 months?!?! …. YOU are just thinking about food?…

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Infant Directed Speech – Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood

What is infant directed speech? Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood is joined by our friend and Speech Language Pathologist Emily Goudreault and Owner of High 5 Communication Resources! She addresses how to promote language development, why communicating with confidence is important and WHAT counts for words in the early years. Find out how you…

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Bringing Baby Sign into your Day to Day Life

At Little Hands & Me we promote the ease of including baby sign language into your daily activities!! That’s right, when you join our Network you will be filled with easy to remember tips, tools and play to support your parenting adventure (including signing with your baby, toddler and preschoolers)! Baby sign language is educational,…

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Infant Directed Speech on Blessed Not Stressed: This is Motherhood

We are joined by Emily owner of High 5 Communications Resources. She shares her knowledge of Speech and Language including infant directed speech, why children use approximations in both their sign and oral language, and what counts as a word for ages.   Emily provides families with many invaluable resources find her here and here!

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Give the Gift of TIME, CONNECTION, LANGUAGE & LEARNING

Give TIME, CONNECTION, LANGUAGE, EDUCATION this Black Friday! We have 3 exclusive deals until Saturday. 1) Baby Sign Class for just $125! This is a savings of $10 PLUS there will be a surprise CHRISTMAS bonus!! 2) Salsa Babies or Salsa tots class AND Baby Sign – 16 weeks of classes for just $12.50 per…

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Self-care and Parenting

Parents, this blog post is for you! And relates to self-care. Today is about self-care and filling up your cup so there is more to pour when caring for our little ones. Tomorrow is likely the first day of school for your little ones who are starting preschool or kindergarten! How are you doing? Excited,…

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Bedtime Tips and Tools

Bedtime struggles are a theme that I hear often in my Positive Discipline Parenting classes.  While there are no instant magic tools out there for parenting. Yet, we can work together to create a more peaceful and positive bedtime experience for the whole family! Here are 4 tips that I hope you find helpful in…

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8 Days of Tips to Transition into Fall

Next week will be one that is marked with transitions. I am sure that on Tuesday we will be seeing first day of school pictures, questions regarding last minute finds, and perhaps a bottle of wine being opened by parents in the evening. This time of year is filled with stressors for children of all…

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