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Language Modeling

Language Model

I told you I was back from having my sweet baby but it seems that’s turned into a little lie, hasn’t it? I was missing Little Stories and interacting with all of you, feeling well and overflowing with thoughts and ideas, when all of the sudden my thyroid went whacky and it forced me to ... Read more...

Slowly, Slowly

I’m coming back. I have had such a great time away bonding as a family with our new little love and surviving my husband’s very busy time of year at work. With some sense of a peaceful rhythm beginning to return to our lives, I’ve been thinking about you all. I have ideas that have ... Read more...

Make That Halloween Costume Count (And Last)

Halloween Costume

I’m over at Modern Parents Messy Kids with some timely and simple ideas to help your child get more than just candy out of Halloween. Here’s a little taste. Whether you buy a costume or make it at home, they can be expensive and time-consuming. You can make those dollars and hours count by not ... Read more...

Life Is Language

How to Teach Language

Filling the page can happen easily everyday. In my post Good Page, Bad Page I explain the importance of smartly picked pages for real language learning and communication. Today, I’m going to show you what can happen at the perfect intersection of a simple activity and a focus on the right words. In this activity ... Read more...

A Dog, The Classics, & A New Funky Fresh

Nursery Rhymes & Classic Tales

Charlie, our dog, is amazing. Someone once said that his gift to the world is his unflappable calm, and it is. Even in his younger days, you would never find Charlie jumping, licking, or wildly tail-wagging. That’s just not the kind of dog he is. Charlie is more of a lie down, watch with soft, ... Read more...