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Welcome to the blog! ❤ This is where I write about everyday life with our two beautiful girls, who have both had Cochlear Implant surgery, as well as their little brother Hugo who is not hearing-impaired. You will also find information about children’s language as well as tips to help their language development along.

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Children’s language

A new board game that stimulates conversation about all the feelings we experience in everyday life – for children from 3 years Why is it so important to talk to children about feelings? Why did we create this game? What can the game do that ordinary conversation can’t? What is All [...]

Mental gymnastics with conversation as the end goal Temperatures are slowly falling and the holidays are over. But cosy moments with the family don’t have to suffer due to iPads and TV. Brain researchers agree that games develop the brain to a far greater degree than passive screen time [...]

Is your family always late to get out of the door because the kids just need to do something? Or perhaps time just always slips away because the kids don’t have a sense of time? I’m sure I speak on behalf of all parents when I say that [...]

Everyone’s talking about it. All daycare centres do it. Everyone knows how good it is for the kids. Even my visiting nurse for 8 month old Hugo has talked about it. Have you guessed what it is yet? ✨ Dialogic reading!✨ It actually took some time before I fully understood what [...]

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Three and a half year old Alberte had a fall outside and immediately burst out: "Damn it - that hurt"! Well, excuse me - what was THAT? We never use swear words at home. I asked her if she was okay and told her, that she should not say such [...]

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Learning good language skills early in life helps develop the child's sence of community and ability to form friendships later in life. Although research studies focus more and more on language training being teachers' responsibility in kindergarden and pre-school, we believe that parents can do so much more Language is [...]

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Language development and play go hand in hand Play time is often considered a mere diversion for children and is highly underestimated. However, it turns out that play is essential for the child's general development and language skills. It is actually considered so important, that it is substantiated in the [...]

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At a certain time of year, it almost seems as if every child has a middle ear infection and the otologist is fully booked - "damn it", you think to yourself... You probably already know the signs: The child has difficulty sleeping and wakes up several times during the night [...]

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With great aniticipation, we wait for the magical moment, when a child speaks their very first word. We have had many magical moments, discovering our children's first imitations, the first babbles, the first words and the first real sentences with 2 or 3 words. For some children, it is easy to learn [...]

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The Ling-6 sound test is for children wearing Cochlear Implants (CI) or Bone Anchored Hearing Systems (Bahs) The Ling-6 sound test was one of the very first methods, we encountered in our Auditory Verbal Therapy with our girls. We have followed the strategies for almost 2 years now - it has [...]

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