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18
Jul
2016
Healthy Snacking Made Easy

Healthy Snacking Made Easy

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on July 18, 2016 in Inspiration with No Comments

by Misti Bushmire “Mom…  I’m hungry!” If only I had a dime for every time I’ve heard these words…  I’m sure that you feel the same!  It didn’t help that it seemed that I heard this when I was also at low ebb and my creativity and energy were low.  My saving grace ended up being a […]

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29
Jun
2016
School’s Out!  Now what…?!

School’s Out! Now what…?!

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on June 29, 2016 in Crafty Time Inspiration School with No Comments

by Misti Bushmire School’s Out! Do you remember the beginning of summer when school just let out and the long, lazy days stretched out in front of you endlessly just waiting to be filled with fun?  I know I do but somehow as a mom it never looks quite the same… I suspect that all […]

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14
Jun
2016
Happy Father’s Day! Let’s Hear It For Dad!

Happy Father’s Day! Let’s Hear It For Dad!

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on June 14, 2016 in Inspiration with No Comments

by Misti Bushmire “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” :: Jim Valvano As we celebrate Father’s Day, we are reminded that being a father is a special privilege no matter how you arrive there.  Typically you and your spouse/partner find out you are expecting a […]

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12
Apr
2016
Orofacial Myology FAQ’s

Orofacial Myology FAQ’s

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on April 12, 2016 in Orofacial Myology Speech Therapy with No Comments

We get asked questions about Orofacial Myology every day. We know it’s not a household term, or even a well known speech therapy service. So what is it? Who needs it? When should it be used? What is Orofacial Myology and how does this differ from my dental or orthodontic treatment? Orofacial myology is a […]

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7
Oct
2015
What to do with: Play-Dough Mats!

What to do with: Play-Dough Mats!

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on October 7, 2015 in Education Inspiration Speech Therapy with No Comments

by Kelci Santiago Hip Hip Hooray for the month of October! and…. pumpkins, scarecrows, hay rides, candy corn, apple picking, the changing of leaves, bats, witches, and ghosts! BOO! While preparing for speech therapy during the month of October, I stumbled upon an amazing resource, totschooling.net. Totschool is an online website providing free printables for […]

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1
Oct
2015
3 Ways to Make Speech Therapy Fun in October!

3 Ways to Make Speech Therapy Fun in October!

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on October 1, 2015 in Inspiration Speech Therapy with No Comments

by Erika Ordonez Its October!!!! You know what that means…. CHOCOLATES! COSTUMES! JOKES! TRICK-OR-TREATING! CANDY! MMMM…… What is unique about October? There are Halloween parties to attend, people to meet, decorations that turn your house into a haunted mansion, and Halloween candy is passed out almost every day. Whether you plan to go to Ala […]

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23
Sep
2015
Could Difficult Behaviors be the Clue to a Surprising Discovery?

Could Difficult Behaviors be the Clue to a Surprising Discovery?

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on September 23, 2015 in Language Orofacial Myology Speech Therapy with No Comments

by Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy I just received an interesting article in our American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) journal.  It is something that we see all too often in our office here at Speech Solutions Hawaii, so I thought it was definitely worth the “share” and to start talking about it. All too often we […]

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16
Sep
2015
5 Practical Speech Therapy Techniques That You Can Do Now!

5 Practical Speech Therapy Techniques That You Can Do Now!

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on September 16, 2015 in Education Language School Speech Therapy with No Comments

by Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy I’ve had the pleasure of being able to treat children now for many many years.  (15 to be exact! Sheesh- where did my 30’s go?!?).  Over the course of time, you begin to notice trends that help, and trends that hamper a child’s progress through-out their experience in speech therapy. As […]

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9
Sep
2015
4 Activities to Increase your Child’s Core Strength

4 Activities to Increase your Child’s Core Strength

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on September 9, 2015 in Inspiration with No Comments

by Kelci Santiago “Sit up straight, knees are 90 degrees, feet flat on the ground.” I feel the above statement is my very own speech therapy mantra I continually use to remind the children I see here in Hawaii to check-in with their posture while sitting in therapy. More often than not, a child will […]

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1
Sep
2015
Where Did Labor Day Come From?

Where Did Labor Day Come From?

By Debra Hartley on September 1, 2015 in Education Inspiration with No Comments

by Debra Hartley If you’ve been following the Speech Solutions Hawaii blog this year, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve focused on holidays a bit this year. Every month has a major holiday with the exception of August, but we’ve found that a lot of our kiddos don’t know the meaning or origin of these holidays. […]

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