Lovevery Holiday Gift Guide!

I've been a big fan of Lovevery for a long time! They offer developmentally appropriate play kits for infants, toddlers, and young...

What Are Primitive Reflexes?

Primitive reflexes are present for our survival and to facilitate development. These reflexes develop in utero and are present throughout...

Holiday Gift Guide for children 5+

Fat Brain Toys: Slackers NinjaLine The Slackers NinjaLine is a great activity for so many reasons! This creates the opportunity for open...

Holiday Gift Guide, 4-5 years!

Answers in Motion: Thumball Toss the ball to your child, have them catch it & look under their thumb to respond to the motor movement...

Holiday Gift Guide, 3-4 years!

fun & function Discovery Putty- Animal Rescue Adding a sensory component to an activity will usually improve attention. Discovery Putty...

Holiday Gift Guide, 2-3 years!

Wikki Stix Wikki Stix have a sticky texture to them as they are made out of wax, but do not leave a mess! If your child demonstrates some...

Holiday Gift Guide for 18-24 months!

Strider 12 Classic Strider Balance Bikes encourage balance, motor planning, and core strengthening. Motor planning is the ability to...

Holiday Gift Guide; 12-18 months!

Fat Brain Toys. InnyBin InnyBin offers your toddler a great tactile experience! Each of the shapes have different textures & your little...

Holiday Gift Guide; 6-12 months.

The items below are for little ones ages 6 to 12 months! You may have to demonstrate how to use the toys & books initially. Do not get...

Holiday Gift Guide; 0-6 months

With the holidays right around the corner, it is certainly time to start thinking about the season of giving! If you have a little one...

Sleep Strategies!

Sleep hygiene is setting up our routine prior to and during bed time for optimal sleep; it is very important to our overall sleep...

Sensory Systems: Interoception.

Interoception is one of our 8 senses. Internally, we have sensory receptors that provide us with information as to what is going on...

Sensory systems!

Our tactile system is our sense of touch. We receive tactile input through the skin; tactile input could be temperature, vibration, light...

Sensory Systems: The vestibular system.

Photo from: Amazon (HearthSong SkyCurve Weather-Resistant Platform Tree Swing) Our vestibular system is located in our inner ear; it...

Primitive Reflexes

Primitive reflexes are the brain’s way of teaching the body motor patterns, they emerge in utero and integrate by a specific age. An...

What is proprioception?

Proprioception is one of our 8 senses.. I'm going to talk about the 8 senses in the coming weeks, but let's focus on proprioception for...

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