When we get too focused on how things “should” be, we are likely to be more disappointed. Be flexible, and remember, there is a lot of good to be had this year, even if it isn’t what we’re used to.
How do you handle juggling virtual schooling and your own job? With a lot of grace and grit.
When your child is resistant to change it can affect the whole family. You may be rearranging your schedule for them or avoiding things that might typically be good for you, but a problem for them (like vacations). How do you help your child deal with change and what should you do if there is a meltdown?
Many times, children who need social skills support also need support for self-regulation. In fact, until they can regulate their energy level and increase their self-awareness, instruction in social skills may be less effective.
One of the most successful tools we have to help children learn is to give them positive feedback.
Acts of kindness and charity are great ways for children to focus on something other than their worries.
Did you know that 10-20 minutes of cardiovascular exercise helps children with ADHD focus? It does!
Did you know that an occupational therapist can often address anxiety? First, understand that a child who has “behavior problems” often reacts as they do because they are anxious. Children are not willfully bad and will do well if they can. When children feel safe...
So, it is February again and that means groundhogs, Presidents, and valentines. We all know about the cards, candy, and extra kisses for Valentine’s day. But here are some things you can do this February 14thto show some extra love to those sweet little ones of yours...
Pediatric massage is massage and touch therapy that is specifically created and adapted for children and adolescents. Pediatric massage therapists have additional training that prepares us to work with kids and teens in a skillful manner that takes into account age,...