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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

Line of the Day: Me: So, how do you think he’s feeling? Look at his face, and his arms. (No response) Well, since he can’t see her face, and his eyes are big and his arms are up, I think he might be feeling CON….. (going for “confused”) (Young) Kid: Constantinople!

Line of the Day

Kid:  I can hug you while I walk (hugs me while we walk)  Can you do that? Me:  Um, I’m not sure if I can or not. Kid:  Yeah, I’m kind of amazing.     Me:  So what was your favorite thing you at at Thanksgiving? Kid:  I ate a lot of garbage food.  (Meant … Continue reading

Speech and Aud Inspired Baby Names

In some of the pre-#asha12 chatter on Twitter, we’ve been discussing Tara’s pregnancy and soon to be baby.  And I thought it would be fun to come up with a (slightly tongue-in-cheek) Speech-Language/Audiology inspired baby name list.  If you’re coming to the conference, be thinking of your own–I’m making Tara a list for the baby’s … Continue reading