2 YEARS: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BELLE!

Belle turned 2 years old this month! How is it possible? She is full of life and joy. I am so proud of this little gal. She celebrated her birthday with family and friends and even blew out ...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 10 May 18

4.10 & 4.11 YEARS: HELPING OTHER DOWN SYNDROME PARENTS

4 Years 10 Months Greetings from Lanie and Belle! Belle has thoroughly enjoyed her summer with trips to her grandma’s house, county fairs, baseball games, two big new cities, and a vac...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 26 Sep 17

4 YEARS 2&3 MONTHS: COMMUNICATION GRANTS BELLE THE INDEPENDENCE SHE DESIRES

4 Years 2 Months Belle is doing well despite our crazy busy schedule and lack of consistency with her oral motor exercises.  She is not regressing in any way, but I can’t say that I hav...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 26 Dec 16

4 YEARS 1 MONTH: WORKING ON SPEECH ACCURACY AND CLARITY

We love working with Monica at TalkTools! She is full of knowledge and experience. When a speech issue comes up with Belle, and I am viewing it as a really big problem that we are going ...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 28 Nov 16

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BELLE!!! 4 AND STARTING PRESCHOOL!

Belle is 4! It’s crazy to believe that we just celebrated her 4th birthday. This little gal is full of life, and we are so proud of her. Belle also started preschool this month. She go...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 31 Oct 16

3 YEARS 10&11 MONTHS: GETTING BACK-TO-SCHOOL AFTER DISNEY WORLD MAGIC

3 Years 10 Months Summer continues in our household! This month, Belle has enjoyed swimming lessons (and lots of pool time), a slip’n slide party, BBQs, fairs, a trip to the lake, and...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 30 Sep 16

3 YEARS 8&9 MONTHS: SHE IS READING!

3 Years 8 Months Belle got her palatal expander out this month! Her “princess jewelry,” as we referred to it, was in for a total of six months. Even though her speech didn’...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 29 Aug 16

3 YEARS 6&7 MONTHS: WHAT “WORK” LOOKS LIKE

3 Years 6 Months   This month I decided to include videos of Belle doing her oral motor exercises. They are not super exciting videos, but that’s what “work” looks like so...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 01 Aug 16

3 YEARS 4&5 MONTHS: EATING PROPERLY

3 Years 4 Months   Here are Miss Belle at 3 years 4 months. I think her dental appliance is making her smile change a bit. The cape that she is wearing has been a daily staple in her ...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 30 Jun 16

3 YEARS 2&3 MONTHS: GETTING INDEPENDENT

3 Years 2 Months Hi everyone! We are now in full swing with our new updated oral motor program that was revamped by Whitney last month. We also were able to meet this month so we could ensu...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 31 May 16