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3 ways parents hinder their child's development

3 Ways Parents May Hinder Their Child’s Development

Control freak-Type A Personality-Perfectionist- Anal- Worry Wart-Anxious…all words that admittedly deserve a place in my bio.  I like to tell people that I am a recovering perfectionist but that is really just a big lie…I’m still a full-fledged perfectionist. I...
8 dice and card games your kids will love

10 Dice and Card Games Your Whole Family Will Love

Have you exhausted everything there is to do with your children to keep them busy and stimulated at home? I wanted to offer you 10 dice and card games your whole family will love. Extra bang for your buck…not only...
Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Child's Tactile System

Everything You Need to Know About Your Child’s Tactile System

Our sense of touch is our largest sensory stem and can lead us to ask the question “Why is my kid doing that?” quite often.  I want to share everything you ever wanted to know about your child’s tactile system...
"Why Can't My Kid Can't Sit Still? 2 Simple Solutions

“Why Can’t My Kid Can’t Sit Still?” 2 Simple Solutions

“Why can’t my kid sit still?” is a question probably a majority of us parents have asked ourselves from time to time.  I want to help shed some light and offer 2 solutions that make sense and may help you...
Sensory Learning Activities

20 Simple Sensory Learning Activities

During this time when we have all become homeschooling parents, I wanted to share some tips on fun and simple sensory learning activities in hopes that it will make your days as a teacher a little bit easier. When we...
Best Ways to Keep Kids Active While on Break

Best Ways to Keep Kids Active While on Break

My personal quest to keep my own kids off screens for hours on end during this time has inspired to me to share the best ways to keep your kids active while on break from school and all their other...
Alternative Explanations to ADHD

5 Alternative Explanations to ADHD in Children

"Do you think my child has ADHD?"... a question I get asked quite often so I want to help by offering some alternative explanations to ADHD behaviors in children. Let me first remind you that ADHD is now the official...
Activities to Improve Right Brain-Left Brain Communication

Activities to Improve Right Brain-Left Brain Communication

I wanted to write this blog because activities to improve right brain-left brain communication are hands down the most beneficial tool I have in my tool box as a pediatric Occupational Therapist.  I have seen major light bulbs go off...
Dealing with Mom Guilt

Mom Guilt…Let’s stop letting the world tell us who we should be!

Life is tough. Motherhood is tough. In fact, I think mom guilt is one of the most paralyzing things us moms deal with. I’ve hit a little place where I’m struggling to keep my head on straight. So, you’re about...
Adults with Sensory Issues

Is There Help for Adults Who Have Sensory Issues?

Are you an adult with sensory issues?  Or, do you know an adult with sensory issues? It makes me laugh but since the release of my book, I have been asked repeatedly “Can your next book be Why is My...
tips to end clothing battles

Tips to End the Clothing Battles With Your Kids

Some children can put up a good fight about their clothing.  Do any of these clothing battles sound familiar? Resisting shoes and/or socks Wanting to wear a hoodie sweatshirt or coat all day every day Refusing to wear a coat...
WHERE AM I?

Where Am I?

Well, the real question is “Where am I in space?”  That is probably not a question that you ask yourself very often, however, it is an important concept to understand.  Let me briefly explain why this is important for our...