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6 Ways To Help Your Child Ease Into Transitions

By Audra Sitterly, OTD, OTR/L, TEIS Occupational Therapist Transitions – moving to new places, people and activities – are very challenging for toddlers. Though it is something we do many times during the day, it can be overwhelming and seem unpredictable to your...

Cute Ideas for Mother’s Day Crafts

Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching, it is on Sunday May 14th. Get a head start on making something special for Mom, Grandma, an Aunt or any special lady in your life. Here are some ideas! Send to a...

Nine Things to Think About When Bottle Feeding Your Baby

If you choose to bottle feed or are supplementing your breast feeding with bottle feeds you may be confused about what bottle and/or nipple is best for your child. There are so many brands of bottles and nipples on the market today that it can be mind boggling. But,...

5 Ways to Play with Your Newborn Baby in the First Three Months

Having a newborn baby is exhausting! All they do is sleep, eat, pee, poop and spit up! Well, yes, all that is definitely true, but newborns are also learning to take in, discover and understand you, themselves and the big world around them. YOU are the biggest...

Using Music to Enhance Your Child’s Language Skills

It’s no secret that little kids love music. Many babies and toddlers naturally move to music and rhythms and even begin to imitate gestures to simple songs such as “Itsy Bitsy Spider” well before they learn to talk. You may have even sung to or played music for your...

7 Fun Indoor Toddler Activities Using Materials from Your Home

Tired being stuck indoors with an active toddler? Is your child bored with his new holiday toys already? A few weeks ago we posted a blog about toy rotation to help solve that dilemma, but here are some fun, simple ideas to keep your youngster entertained on a rainy,...

12 Parenting Tips To Help You Cope During the Toddler Years

Daily life with a toddler can be challenging for parents, but please realize that toddlers are in a developmental tug of war of being little kids who want desperately to be big kids and so it’s a time fraught with emotional meltdowns for them (as well as you). If we...

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