What if your child isn’t doing everything they are “supposed to” be doing? Addressing potential challenges proactively is the single best way to ensure that your child, with all of their unique needs, gets the attention and support that will help them thrive. Whether you’re concerned about a toddler whose meltdowns feel out of control or who isn’t “making milestones,” a young child who has difficulty connecting with peers, is struggling at school or seems unable to manage his or her emotions, you’ll want to learn as much as you can to put you in the best position to get them the help that they need and set them on the path to growth.
Get comfortable with your child being uncomfortable. Possibly one of my favorite parenting phrases. Discipline and limit setting are hard. Your child crying in response to your discipline can make it even harder. During a recent workshop many parents voiced concern about this. “What happens if my child cries when I set a limit?” A Read More
Parents often have to devote a lot of time to meeting the needs of their child with special needs and sometimes, the needs of siblings are either put on the back burner or go unnoticed. Siblings may have a difficult time coping and may have different and conflicting feelings like worry, jealousy, anger, resentment, embarrassment, Read More
I recently came across an incredibly supportive group for parents of children with sensory processing disorder. On the website, The SPD Blogger Network explains its purpose: “This group blog is designed for those writting – or those who want to write – about raising a child with Sensory Processing Disorder or sensory issues (that Read More