Line of the Day

Line of the Day Me: So, what do you think you’ll do during your class party on Friday? Kid: Um, we’ll do that thing…where you put gifts to other kids. Me: Do you know what that’s called? We call that a gift exchange, because we exchange gifts with other kids. Kid: Oh, like exchanging money? … Continue reading

Line of the Day

Line of the Day: Me: So, what kind of job would you want to have when you grow up? Kid: A cop. Me: Cool. What other kinds of jobs do you think sound fun? Kid: Your job. Me: You want to be a speech therapist? Why? Kid: Cause you get to have fun. And play … Continue reading

Line of the Day

Line of the Day (Today, with a picture!) Kid: (Looking at the book pictured) Um…are we going to do that today? Me: Yep, that’s the plan. Kid: What does it say? Me: Working out with Phonological Awareness. Kid: (Frowning) Um, I….I didn’t bring my workout clothes.

Line of the Day

(This should be prefaced with a little explanation–I am blessed with exceptionally thick (read: big) hair, which I almost always wear down.  But today it was all weird after being in a ponytail at the gym, and I was seeing my hairstylist after school, so I pulled it back in a bun.  Oh, and wore … Continue reading

Line of the Day

Me:  What do we call a person in a town who makes people follow the rules and keeps us safe? Kid:  I don’t know. Me:  Well, let’s think…if someone robbed a bank, and did a lot of bad things, who would handcuff them and take them to jail? Kid:  Santa!

Line of the Day

Me:  Hi.  How are you guys today? Kid 1:  We had Rudolph in our classroom. Me:  Oh, you do?  Is he a reindeer? Kid 1:  No. Me:  Oh…is he an elf? Kid 2:  No. Me: Oh….well, what does Rudolph do? Kid 1:  He watched us. Me:  Why does he watch you? Kid 2:  So he … Continue reading

Line of the Day

Convo of the day: Me: Okay, let’s work on our s sound in the middle of the word. This is kinda hard, so we’re going to do it really slowly. Daaannnncccccccccccer. Okay, now you try. Kid: Danther. Me: Okay, do it slower, like me, so we can close our teeth for our s. Daaaannnnncccccccccer. Kid: … Continue reading

Making Mistakes

So, like most people who go into Communication Disorders, like most of my graduate school class, and probably most of my colleagues, I am a bit of a Type A personality.  I do not like to make mistakes.  Even more than not liking to make them, I really hate to admit them and have to … Continue reading

Line of the Day

(I was trying to work on placement for /r/, so I had a glov and a tongue depressor out) Kid: This is like the doctor’s office. Me: (laughing) Yeah, I guess it is a little. Kid: Are you going to be a doctor when you grow up? Me: Ha…I don’t think so. Kid: Oh, I … Continue reading