Category Getting Started

Communication Happens In Everyday Moments

Daily Routines

There’s been so much written about being “mom enough” and what it means to be a mom, in the firestorm over the recent Time Magazine article on attachment parenting. Really I don’t write much about current issues on Little Stories because I hope to share concepts and theories that are timeless, but after reading the original Time ... Read more...

Up Mt. Frustration

Learning, Frustration, & The Sweet Spot

As parents we have a very difficult time seeing our children in challenging situations. We want to feed them when they’re hungry, comfort them when they’re sad, and keep them happy at all times. But we honestly know that keeping them happy at all times is impossible, and that it’s more important to teach them ... Read more...

How to Read Books Right

Reading a book is a performance!

You know books are top of the list for language learning, but how you read them can make all of the difference as to how much language your child actually learns and how your child feels about books and reading in the long run. While this is a topic I could talk about for days ... Read more...

I Don’t Like My Child’s Speech Therapist

Speech Therapist

I know that many of my readers are here because they are interested in learning more about their child’s speech and language development. I also know that some of you are here because your child has a known speech or language difficulty and your child is likely receiving speech services. If your child IS receiving ... Read more...

Welcome, Newcomers! Start here.

Speech Therapy for Parents

If you’re new to Little Stories, we’d like to welcome you! You’ve come to a place where we truly believe that your child has a story and with each word her story is told. We are not about fluffy posts. We want to teach you something and make you think. We want to show you ... Read more...