As a therapist working with infants and toddlers I am always on the lookout for great toddler sensory toys. One of the main ways children learn about the world is by exploring it through their senses. Giving them a wide...Continue Reading
Tips for Wearing Masks for Kids
So as the new school year approaches, those of us sending our children back to school will have to send them with masks. This might seem very overwhelming for some. I have developed some tips to help kids adjust to...Continue Reading
Sensory Activities for Every Kid!
SensorRecently I hosted a parent/child play group at my children’s daycare, the topic was activities that incorporate all the senses. I thought I’d post the list here. It is very important that ALL children get many opportunities to explore each...Continue Reading
What’s Getting in the Way of Your Child’s Sleep?
So many kids have a hard time falling and staying asleep. There are many things that can be getting the in way of a good night’s rest. Hopefully I can give you some tips on helping your child get to...Continue Reading
Sensory Room Must Haves
So many kids have sensory issues. They process sensory input in different ways than most people. Most of us have sensory preferences, we like spicy food, or to sleep with our feet outside of the blankets. For most of us...Continue Reading
Target has weighted blankets!!
Did you know you can now get weighted blankets at Target?? Target has many sensory related items. This store really has everyone in mind! Get your weighted blanket here (picturefromTargetwebsite) They also have fidget cubes and other sensory toys. Get...Continue Reading
My Favorite Parenting Books
Parenting is hard and we often don't get enough solid information about what to do and how to understand these little beings. Here are some of my favorite go to resources.Continue Reading
Stop Judging My Parenting
The moment you get pregnant and share it with the world, you start getting judged. You get judged for what you eat and drink, how much or how little you exercise, what clothes you wear…the list goes on and on....Continue Reading
DIY Kid Hammocks
My kids love hammocks! They get to be snuggled in and they can sway gently from side to side. A few years ago we came up with an easy way to make them under our dining room table. I had...Continue Reading
Teacher Approved Fidgets Tools for the Classroom
With fidget spinners being all the rage the idea of fidget tools is becoming more mainstream. Many schools and teachers are banning them from classrooms because they can be so distracting. Many kids really do need fidget tools to get through the...Continue Reading