My Favorite Things: Gyrowheel

Every now and again I come across a product that I believe is revolutionary.  Gyrowheel is that product.  As a “failed” bike rider myself (I can go a couple of feet now, but it’s not good), I have always wondered how to make this an easier process for children.  That’s exactly what Gyrowheel does.  Gyrowheel Read More

A Wonderful Sight: Grown-Ups Playing

I try to balance my blog posts to cover child development, current issues, ideas for support, and simple, feel-good stories.  Today is a day for a smile!  The last time it rained I noticed how many adults were wearing tall, whimsical, rainboots.  While these are usually reserved for children, I’m so glad to see this trend for Read More

Guest Post: 5 Ways to Enrich Your Child’s Language Development (0-3 years old)

  1.  Read 2 to 3 books a day with a clear beginning and ending. Books can vary in length Be creative in your reading style (i.e., singing the words, playing with character voices, changing your speech). It is ok to skip pages based on your child’s attention span. Make books accessible throughout the day. Read More

A Follow Up To “Restaurant Sanity Savers”

A parent recently had a great response after reading “Restaurant Sanity Savers.”  This mother of three, whose eldest has special needs, created similar “kits” for her middle child when he accompanied his older brother to activities and therapy sessions.  The eldest had a kit for when the middle child needed to be fed as an Read More