Whether it's moving, changing to a new activity, or heading back to school, change is hard. These transition skills for kids and parents help a lot! Within the past year our family moved to a new house and we traveled within three different countries. In a few weeks, my four kids start a new school year. We are incredibly fortunate that these are all very positive … [Read more...] about When Change is Hard: 5 Transition Skills for Kids
Are you wondering how to improve verbal communication with your child? Today's guest post features three simple steps to improving your child's verbal communication skills. How to Improve Verbal Communication With Your Child The ability to ask questions, respond appropriately, take turns in a conversation, and have needs met shapes every relationship children have from … [Read more...] about How to Improve Verbal Communication With Your Child
How to deal with picky eaters: simple steps to help your fussy eater who won't eat strong flavors or avoids textures. Today's post is a guest article written by my pediatrician blogger friend, Dr. Orlena Kerek. My kids eat really well now, but a few years back it sometimes felt like one of my kids in particular wouldn't eat anything! Orlena has some fantastic advice for … [Read more...] about End Picky Eating Now: Simple Ways to Help Your Fussy Eater
Sewing tutorial on how to make a weighted blanket. Detailed instructions on how to make a blanket for autim to help with sensory issues, anxiety, Parkinson's, and more. This weighted blanket sewing tutorial has been updated several times to reflect feedback on how best to make a weighted blanket from my readers. I would love to see your photos if you make a blanket using … [Read more...] about How to Sew a Weighted Blanket Sewing Tutorial (Sensory Friendly)
Do you have kids who love to play in the snow, but they don't feel well or you just can't keep dressing them up to go out for two minutes? Try bringing in snow to play with indoors! Winter sensory play brilliance! We don't see much snow since we moved to sunny California, but back when we lived in Massachusetts it was a fixture of our lives for months on end. The kids … [Read more...] about Winter Fun for Kids: Bring in the Snow for Winter Sensory Play!