Babywearing and Communication

I have been wanting to write about this topic for a while because it is something very close to my heart that I am truly passionate about.  As some of you may know I am an enthusiastic babywearer.  I fell into it almost by accident.  I found babywearing because my...

How Babies Communicate: The Importance of Attachment

Why do babies cry? There are so many responses to that question. So many I’ve heard are along the lines of….babies need to cry to exercise their lungs, it doesn’t mean they’re hungry/sad/need anything, sometimes they cry for no reason. Babies...

The Screen Time Dilemma

There was an article I read yesterday about a study of screen time and its affect on language development.  Check out the article here for more information: screen-time-speech-delays-study.  The more we use technology in this digital era, the more some of us are...

The Orchid Practice Blog: Official Launch

Welcome to our first official blog post.  This idea has been a long time in the making, and today it begins.  We are excited to be able to share some of our success stories and thoughts on current research related to speech, language and communication. It will be a...