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No They. Just Me. And Lots of We.

How Can I Help My Child

Here’s an update on me, my health, and our story together here. They’ve figured it out. And by they, I mean we, because THEY can’t put me on medication. I choose to take medication. THEY can’t figure me out or fix me no matter how hard they try, because this thing isn’t theirs. I’m not ... Read more...

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...

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...

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...