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Speech! Speech!

This morning we’re heading off to D’s very first speech therapy appointment! Cheers to that, huh? Like a restaurant you really want to get into, it has meant a lot of waiting — we’ve been on this list SINCE JANUARY. So we are all really, REALLY happy… Continue Reading “Speech! Speech!”

Speech delays, hearing loss, fluid in the ears, and other toddler fun

Just to re-cap … Remember when we took the toddler to the hearing test? And learned a few things, like … Both of his eardrums aren’t moving He possibly has fluid in both ears He has a mild hearing loss ( >40 dec.) The… Continue Reading “Speech delays, hearing loss, fluid in the ears, and other toddler fun”

The end of an era

My children have grown up smiling through the pages of newspapers across Atlantic Canada, and now they have a thick scrapbook of brightly coloured newspaper clippings to look back on — a storybook of their younger kids, captured forever on newsprint. 

Breaking out of the box

Sometimes you need to shake things up and do something that feels unnatural, and it ends up being the best thing you could have ever done.

Two kids, four ears, six tubes

Our children have stuck Lego pieces up their nose and put screws in their mouth (wait, both of those instances involved our son) and for a long time there was something in their ears that didn’t belong: glue. Specifically, ear glue. Gross, right? Apparently,… Continue Reading “Two kids, four ears, six tubes”