You’re sitting in a restaurant enjoying dinner when your child becomes fussy. Rather than make a scene, you hand over your phone, turn on a YouTube video, and before you know it your child is calm and entertained. Sound familiar? Continue reading What You Need to Know About Screen Time for Kids
What could be better than spending a long summer day splashing around in the pool with the kiddos?! Not much! To make sure you’re having tons of fun in the sun, use these tips to help keep everyone safe in the pool this summer. Continue reading Stay Cool (and Safe!) in the Pool
“Occupational therapy? But my child doesn’t have a job!” Just as occupational therapy helps adults perform better at their jobs, OT helps children succeed in important areas of their lives. This includes helping children build the skills required for essential daily activities such as brushing their teeth, writing their name, or playing with friends.
We know going to the dentist is important, but even adults can be uncomfortable during their annual dental checkup. If you’re uneasy, imagine how worried your little one might feel.
Get outdoors and play in the snow! Use the snow for a fun, new way to practice gross motor skills. Continue reading Let It Snow. Let Them Grow. ’Tis the Season to Improve Gross Motor Skills
The grocery store is the perfect place to help kids develop important skills like planning, time management, communication, and completing tasks. Every aspect of grocery shopping – from making a list to cooking a meal with your purchases – touches on important skills your child needs to develop.
The physical benefits of exercise go without saying, but did you know that physical activity provides kids with social and emotional benefits too?
Running errands is very different when kids are involved! Taking your child with to you to run errands can be a bit challenging. From taking extra time getting them ready to leave the house to managing distractions in the store, shopping with little ones can add more stress to your trip. Next time you’re running errands, try these tips to make the experience more fun for your child and less stressful for you! Continue reading 5 Tips for Running Errands with Kids
Ever wondered how moms really get their kids to eat their veggies? We asked several moms what they do to make sure veggies are a part of their kids’ diets every day. We hope you’ll try some of these real life solutions during your next meal or snack time! Continue reading Real Ways Moms Get Kids to Eat Their Veggies