Author Archives: jdillery

A Daily Journal for Baby and Us

Hello All, I thought I would tell you about the journal I wrote that came out about the same time as my book. It is called A Daily Journal for Baby and Us. The purpose of it is for mom to keep track of her pregnancy from the very beginning. It has calendar pages and […]

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Exciting News Update

Hi there, Hope you all are doing well. I am avoiding the bad cold/flu bug that everyone in my world seems to have. But, so far, so good.  My husband, who is sick as a dog, asked me how I was managing to avoid the Creeping Crud. I told him it was because I have […]

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Language Development

Hello Again, Language Development is a very important topic to me because by starting early and often we can make such a difference for our children in higher-level learning, problem solving and social skills. Think about it- we can start talking to our babies in utero and the number one rule-to me- is never use […]

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The Art of Conversation

Hi there, I have been thinking a lot about how being able to participate in a good old fashioned conversation is passing many people by. Let me explain what prompts that statement….I cannot count the number of times I have been at a restaurant where a family comes in, sits down and promptly takes out […]

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A Resource for Grandparents

I just found the best resource for grandparents who are teaching the little people in their family. It is from Nuturestore which has resources for creative kids learning. It describes the guiding principles of how to raise happy kids, with resources  to help you achieve them. Their manifesto for healthy kids: more play more child-led […]

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Language Development and Pregnancy

Hi there, I think by this time it is safe to say that I believe learning occurs in the womb and that we have a captive audience to work with! What is it that I think will happen? Well, for one thing we can make an impact on Language Development which is a pretty cool […]

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Language Development

Hello there, While sitting in the doctors office a while back I got to skimming through the magazines on the table next to me. I picked up the July/August issue of Web M.D. and found an article that made me practically jump up and down as it spoke to my belief that we can do […]

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Grandparents Step Up to the Plate

My favorite sport is baseball so this analogy is quite meaningful to me. Stepping up to the plate can take on many forms. Some are involved from the minute their child tells them a baby is on the way. They plan to be involved in helping educate the child for at least the first five […]

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NAPW Woman of the Year Award 2015-2016 From Jo

Hi friends, I recently received an award from the National Association for Professional Women and I am so proud I wanted to share it with you. It is  the VIP Woman of the Year Circle for 2015-2016. It is for excellence, leadership and commitment to my profession, while encouraging the achievement of Professional Women. NAPW […]

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Pregnant with Possibilities

This was something I came across while looking for Blog articles and information on pregnancy. It talks about the approach to fetal learning that happens  in other countries. Since, we are truly a melting pot in America and getting more so every day, I decided it would be a good thing to learn. Knowledge is […]

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