As an occupational therapist, the majority of my career has focused around children and development, whether it’s in schools or outpatient clinics, and I quickly learned that most learning, when it comes to kids, is rooted in play and basic tasks; kids are just beginning to gain independence with these daily living skills and activities!
In early March, we began seeing families in Italy posting paintings, drawings, and banners with rainbows and this Italian phrase.
Here is my simple playdough recipe I have adapted and I love because you don’t have to cook it, so you can make it in almost every setting!
Raindrop technique is a sequence of anointing with oils and laying on of hands that brings structural and electrical alignment to the body
It’s important to take a deep dive into psychology in order to understand a bit more about the underlying factors of your child’s behaviors.
What does sensory diet mean, exactly? A sensory diet is a personalized activity schedule for a child that helps with regulating the body.
Grounding, sometimes called earthing, is a mindfulness practice of connecting to the world we live in.
Underlying all practices of mindfulness is our breath. We physiologically need to breathe to survive, but it is so much more than that!
Mindfulness simply refers to the mental state of focusing awareness on the present moment and feelings. It’s all about being present!
A great deal of our difficulty with affirmations and saying positive things to ourselves lies in fear.
serendipity – the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way