All Blog Posts Tagged 'words' (20)

Baby's First Words…The Waiting Game

by Joy Beatie

When we brought Joshua home from the hospital, I made sure we started word training right away. At every diaper change, feeding or whenever I would think about it, I would get about six inches from his face and ask him to repeat after me.

I got downright passionate about it! I would slowly pronounce each consonant and vowel multiple times to guarantee…

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Added by Joy & Marie on June 11, 2014 at 1:04am — No Comments

Dealing with the H-word

My son is very, very angry with me. He shouts at me and stomps his feet. When I don't react to that, he narrows his eyes, lowers his voice and says, "I hate you, Mommy."



I have his school to thank for that.…



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Added by Lauren Markman on May 13, 2014 at 6:29am — 2 Comments

Favorite Multi-Sensory Sight Word Activities

When learning how to read and spell, children respond best to hands-on strategies.  What better way to practice sight words than to use materials that will engage the visual, tactile, kinesthetic, and auditory senses.

Here is a list of my students’ and my own boys’ favorite ways to practice sight words and spelling.  Check out astutehoot.com for even more great learning ideas for parents and teachers!

1.  Sand or Salt…

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Added by Jennifer Zoglman on April 22, 2014 at 7:23pm — No Comments

The Tacky Box Can Help Parents Take Charge of A Potty Mouth or Stop Kids Saying Hurtful Things

Have you ever slipped and said a tacky word in front of your child?  I know that I am guilty of this of accidentally saying something I will regret later or said something that wasn't appropriate for my children to hear.  I have always tried to be aware and watch what I say and do in front of them.  I want to make sure that my kids aren't picking up bad habits.  Believe it or…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 13, 2014 at 4:43pm — No Comments

It’s Official: My Child Hates Me!

We can all think back to a time in our lives when we said those three dreaded words to our parents.  You know the phrase I am talking about…the one you hope never to hear from your own children.  Well…I guess payback is a you know what!  Today, for the second time, my five year old told…
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Added by Ellie Hirsch on January 10, 2014 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Wonderful Wednesday - Wise Words - Phenomenal Women

Wonderful Wednesday - it is wonderful to know your place in the universe, and mine is phenomenal!



In today's edition of Wonderful Wednesday - Wonderful Words from Others I am sharing Maya Angelou's "Phenomenal Woman."





Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. …
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Added by Janeane Davis on August 29, 2012 at 8:49am — No Comments

Language by Age 2 - What the Pediatrician Uses to Gauge

Did you know that your toddler should be know about 50 words by their second birthday and be able to combine those words into simple noun/verb sentences.



For more, see my new book, Achieving Brilliance at Home.

Jeanne Mifflin…

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Added by Jeanne Mifflin on August 2, 2012 at 11:05am — No Comments

Does What We Say To Our Children Matter?



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Added by denny hagel on August 14, 2011 at 9:53am — 2 Comments

Great Blogging Advice

I've received great gems of blogging inspiration and advice (most from the Mom Bloggers Club members!) so I thought I'd share and, hopefully, you will share as well. 

 

Today's Advice:

 

"You have to think of yourself as a "big deal" or no one else will."

 

"Your words are valuable. Your experiences are worth sharing. People do care."

 

Now, go forward in your blogging adventure.  Share some of your favorite…

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Added by Ann Harrison on July 21, 2011 at 11:58am — No Comments

The Power Of Words

A very important tool in life is… Continue

Added by Carol Lawrence on November 21, 2010 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Words for your Walls ~www.TheBloggingMom.com~

I know people usually decorate their walls with things like pictures and mirrors, but I got brave a while back and decided to try some wall words instead. I had seen the vinyl lettering at places like Target, but I decided to go online looking for more options. I ended up shopping at an online store called Quote the…
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Added by Molly on October 6, 2010 at 8:26pm — No Comments

Let The Celebration Begin! FREE Yankee Doodle And You're A Grand Old Flag Song And Song Lyrics!





Happy Fourth of July!



Well, almost.



Let's get the… Continue

Added by Wendy Wiseman on July 3, 2010 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Oh No She Didn’t! (The WOW Edition!)

My son, 12 years old & cursed with a plethora of little sisters, recently walked in to the kitchen & said THIS to me…

OH NO, YOU DI’N’T WOMAN!!

OH NO, HE DI’N’T!!! Oh yes, he DID people!

To ME, his mother,…

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Added by Tracy Warner on June 29, 2010 at 1:01am — No Comments

Ensure Your Child's Early Reading Success With Free Printable Vowel Word Activities & Songs





As a mom and Preschool teacher, I really wanted to teach my children to read at a young age so they would have a head start in school.



Actually, let me… Continue

Added by Wendy Wiseman on June 21, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Painting the Baby's Room



When I decided to paint this room, I was only hoping that someday it would be my son's room. After months of trying I still wasn't even pregnant, well I think there is power in suggestion....not long after I started this room I was pregnant with our son..


I didn't really have a plan...I just sort of started painting...I knew I wanted a 2-tone room… Continue

Added by Michell Kaul on February 19, 2010 at 11:39am — No Comments

Sight Word Chain

Here is an idea for a way to help kids who are working on sight words - make a sight word paper chain. As they learn new words, they continually add links on…
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Added by Kelly Long on January 24, 2010 at 1:20pm — No Comments

When Our Words Can Help Another Mom.

"You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late."

Ralph Waldo Emerson.



When I opened my comments this morning, Kaci from MY THREE SONS, gave me a beautiful gift. Her kind words made me realize how we can touch people with our written words.



You see Kaci is a single mom raising three sons: 14, 13 and 3, and she wrote: "I have a little story that I wanted to share with you. Last night my 14-year-old son was sitting with me in the… Continue

Added by Gutsy Living on December 18, 2009 at 7:38am — 2 Comments

Trying to Control the Situation

I was talking with a friend the other day and she is trying to make a decision about taking her daugther from the current gymnastics gym to a better one. Her daughter has been at this gym for 5 years and the gym can know longer provide the training her daughter needs to take herself to the next level. My friend was talking about how negative the gym is, how she doesn't like one of the coaches and all the problems the gym has and how it has just brought her daughters self esteem down and she has… Continue

Added by Kim Watt on January 10, 2009 at 2:11pm — No Comments

I LOVE QUOTES!

I love quotes, sayings & things that inspire and encourage. And there are SO MANY quotes that I love, that I got into a business where I can put the quotes on my walls (and other places too)! The quotes are everywhere in my house - because I need to be encouraged all the time and inspiring quotes & words for me to see was exactly what I need for constant reminders and a boost.



So, I have a resource for everyone. If you want to put your favorite quotes on your walls… Continue

Added by Jannifer Stoddard on November 21, 2008 at 6:07pm — 1 Comment

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