Parenting Tips

Being a parent is a TOUGH job! It is both rewarding and challenging in the same breath. When a child a special need such as a speech or language disorder, parenting can be even more challenging. 

I have been listening to my readers and it seems like parenting tips for children with special needs is a huge area of concern.'re welcome!

Here you will find links to pages of all sorts of topics. I am answering common questions from readers just like yourself. 

Enjoy and leave a comment in you are interested in a certain area and we will do our best to help!

Topics For Parenting Tips!

Home Practice Guide

I will discuss speech therapy home practice. What is TOO MUCH? What is TOO LITTLE? 

Having a child with a speech and/or language disorder is stressful enough. However, the stress doesn’t end there. Parents to get their child an evaluation, review the results, decide on what/where their child will receive services, find a therapist that is the right fit, and THEN support their child's goals at home throughout the week. I hope with these tips, I can ease a little stress.

How To Ask Your Child About Their Day!

Do you every ask your child about their day "what did you do today at school?" and he/she says "nothing!" Sound common? Well, I can help! I wrote some tips on how to ask your child about their day effectively even if he/she has a communication disorder!

Attention Deficit, Behavior Troubles, or Speech/Language Delay?

Do you wonder if your child isn't talking because they don't want to? Ever wonder if your child's decreased attention span is affecting his/her speech and language development? Well, you are not alone. This is a common question. Read more here!

Diagnosis Necessary?

Many parents stress and fret over evaluation results and labels. While they may be necessary, there are not the end all, be all! Read more here.


Disciplining a child is one of the most challenging things a parent faces. Are we doing it right? It the child learning anything? How can I STOP THIS BEHAVIOR?!

Well, I am not expert in discipline but I AM an expert in speech and language. 

When a child has special needs, there are some special considerations needed during discipline. 


Need to buy a present? We can help! What to buy? What is worth the money? What toys are educational? We have the toys and why they are great!

Are Pacifiers Bad?

Are pacifiers bad? Will my child's speech development be affected by pacifier use? Read more and find out! These are COMMON questions. Click and find out once and for all!!!

Screen Time - How much is too much?

Screen Time For Kids? Should we be worried about the amount of screen time our children acquire daily? Well, the short answer is YES! I review the most recent recommendations from medical professionals.

Prevent Autism During Pregnancy?

Prevent Autism During Pregnancy With Probiotics? Is it possible? Let's read about the results of my investigation.

Bridget is an ASHA certified, practicing speech-language pathologist. She is passionate about providing parents with information on child speech and language development as well as provide functional, easy activities to do at home! Parents have the power to make a real difference. Follow Bridget at Facebook and Pinterest for more fun!

Author of  child language development eBook series