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How To Embrace Your Pauses When Speaking

The Pause That Refreshes

“I, er, uh, ummm, basically, actually, you know what I mean”.

How many times have we heard this? No, we don’t know what you mean?  These are filler words that fill in for uncomfortable silences when we are not sure what to say or how to continue.

When we …

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Child Development Milestones

16 Gestures by 16 Months

Your child is communicating much earlier than his/her first spoken words. Gestures are social communication skills, which according to research, predicts the language ability of preschoolers 2 years later and academic success after that. Between 9 and 16 months, the child develops 2 new …

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