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When You’re Hungry

Parenting Advice

You know how it’s the small acts strung together that make us big to our children? Yes. Well, this is just a reminder about that exact sentiment.  The other day my mom made me chicken soup and it went right to my soul. It was simple. Seasoned only with salt. The ingredients chopped small and ... Read more...

Parenting with Positive Guidance & Our First Giveaway!

If you are here at Little Stories it’s because you are interested in learning and becoming a better parent each day. Luckily, I have an opportunity to share a resource that has helped me to learn and grow as a mother. At Not Just Cute, Amanda shares invaluable knowledge and experience with families and teachers. I have found ... Read more...

What’s So Great About Pretend Play Anyway?

Pretend Play is Magic

Well, I’ve always loved pretend play. As a little girl I spent endless hours playing school, house, beauty salon and any other game my friends and I could make up. My passion for pretend play soared though when I became a speech-language pathologist. I saw that there were very clear benefits to pretend play that ... 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...

When should I focus on colors?

Why not colors

The other day my friend said, “I know you don’t like parents working on colors, but when SHOULD I work on colors. I know I need to some time.”  I told her to follow her child’s lead. I remembered when my daughter and I were getting out a bib for meal time. She always said, “Bib,” ... Read more...