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Get Food Ideas Specifically For Picky Eaters!

 

If you’re worried about your picky eater’s nutrition, want to make mealtimes less stressful and need some insider tricks to get your picky eaters eating then grab our Picky Eater Meal Ideas Free Printable!

Are There Sensory Red Flags You Could Be Missing?

 

It’s so frustrating when your child has frequent meltdowns, never stops moving, or doesn’t listen. These are all signs of sensory "issues" but there are more.  Learn more with our 21 Sensory Red Flags You Might Be Missing.

How to Teach Your Baby or Toddler to Eat Table Foods

 

It’s alarming when your baby refuses or has trouble chewing their food. They may spit it out, gag, or refuse to even try. You need a plan! How about 10 simple steps to teach your baby how to eat table foods.

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Learn about tools that support occupational therapy or are resources for pediatric occupational therapists in the areas of feeding and sensory processing!

8 Tips for Nursing Moms Returning to Work With a Baby That Won’t Take A Bottle!

Need your baby to take a bottle before you go back to work, try these 8 tips from a momma and OT to give you some peace of mind while you’re working!   When I picked my oldest son up from daycare for the first time, I heard words that had me spiraling into a panic…. “He cried most of the time you were gone, and he only took about 3-4 ounces of milk the entire day.”  I had been gone for a total of 11 hours. How was this possible? I had worked so...

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Must-Know Executive Functioning Skills by Age & Activities To Improve It in Your Child

Learn executive functioning skills by age to see if executive functioning skills are affecting their life. Get specific executive functioning activities for kids, too!   Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure.   Tommy had a friend from school over for the very first time. Really, it’s his first real playdate. His mom set him and his friend up with some snacks and a game of Uno. It’s a game he’s played quite a few times during family game...

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Does Hand Dominance Matter? 5 Activities to Encourage Hand Dominance

Wonder if your kid is a righty or lefty? Learn when your child should have clear hand dominance and why it matters. Plus, easy activities to help your child establish hand dominance.  Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure.   I met my little friend Adam* when he had just turned 6. He was in kindergarten and his family and teachers were worried about his cutting, handwriting, and eating.  The problem was that Adam switched hands every...

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The Best Fidget Toys for School that Help with Wiggles and Attention

Find the perfect fidget toy for school to help your child focus and sit still while they’re learning in the classroom. You’ll also learn what fidget toys teachers can’t stand and usually ban from their classrooms!     Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure.   It’s time for back to school, and while you may be excited to embrace that school routine again, you also want to give your kid some tools to help them...

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5 Fine Motor Activities to Get Kids Ready for School

Get your kids ready to go back to school with these fun fine motor activities that will have your child’s hands ready for writing and cutting!     Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure.   Summer is a great time to experience new things. But it’s also a great time to “sneak” in activities that will help your kids develop the fine motor skills they’ll need for the school year. Today, my friend and fellow OT...

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Hey OT’s and PT’s: Why you need to test for Retained Primitive Reflexes

Learn what retained primitive reflexes are, why we should test to see if kids have them, and how to help them integrate these reflexes so they don’t interfere with development. A must-read for pediatric occupational and physical therapists.   Today, I’m talking to my fellow occupational therapists and physical therapists out there working with kids in any capacity. Whether you treat at a school, early intervention, hospital, clinic, or out-patient...

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The Top 10 Ways to Avoid Autism Meltdowns!

Learn 10 do-able ways to avoid autism meltdowns with your child from a pediatric OT and mom to a child with Autism.       You feel air reverberating as your child’s fist slams onto the floor. His face reddens and his voice shrieks. Your ears ring with a vibrating shrill. You’re worn down with thoughts of…not again….. Wondering if you have the endurance to make it through another meltdown before it consumes you. You might feel like you’re...

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