Guest blog by Nicole Butler | Board Certified Speech Pathologist & Founder and Director of Speech Within Reach Specifically for children birth to 3 years of age. These suggestions are for everyone around the child including parents, nannies, grandparents, etc. 1.) WAIT & LISTEN -Give the little one YOUR UNDIVIDED ATTENTION. Get face to face by […]

How to Celebrate Your Nanny During National Nanny Recognition Week

Did you know that it is officially National Nanny Recognition Week, September 21-27 2014? The last week in September is a week to celebrate your nanny and all the hard work, love, care + compassion she provides for your family. While you might feel stumped as to how you can actually utilize this week as a […]

Preparing Your Child For The First Day Of School

Guest Blog by Sharon Rief 1. Discuss The First Day Of School With Your Child: Discuss this big day with your child regularly. Express enthusiasm and excitement at all they are going to learn.  Express your own love of learning and discuss how great friendships can develop at school. Boost your child’s confidence by telling […]

How to Celebrate 4th of July With Your Nanny

Can you believe it’s already July? How exciting that the 4th of July is THIS FRIDAY! While this may sound silly, I’m a big believer that indulging in holidays is crucial to your well-being. It’s so easy just to let holidays pass you by without taking the time to acknowledge what they represent or the symbolism […]

Speech Tips from Founder of Little Buggy Speech & Language Therapy

Let’s be honest, you don’t want to be the adult with the screaming child in the grocery store. We’ve all been there—the shaking heads, the sounds of disapproval, and the staring, rolling, stabbing eyes of each passerby. While other shoppers flee the scene, you’re frustrated and hoping that maybe just one kind person will give […]

Trendy Mommy-Daughter Dates for Mother’s Day

There is truly nothing quite like spending quality time with your child. Here are some suggestions for mommy-daughter bonding around Los Angeles this Mother’s Day. Nannies and babysitters: as a thoughtful treat for your employer this Mo-Day, it might be fun to print out this list or to create your own suggestions! Moms and dads, […]