Posts in Parenting
Let it Go: From Imperfect to Empathic

The other day I was talking to a friend of mine about the struggles I am facing raising twin toddlers, one of whom has sensory challenges. I looked at her and said, “What would my clients think of me if they saw me at the grocery store struggling with the boys?” She responded, “They would probably love it because they would see you are a human too!” 

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The Power of Setting Loving Limits

My son LOVES chocolate. If he could, he would eat chocolate for all his meals. One morning at breakfast he asked if he could have a piece of chocolate, to which I said “No, we don’t have chocolate for breakfast.” He cried and cried and continued to beg for chocolate. Eventually he calmed down, the battle was over, but the war was not.

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Why I Created The Sensory Space

For the last 10 years I have been working with children in foster care, in residential settings, and in schools. In every place I have worked I have seen children benefit from movement, creativity, and play. Howeverit wasn’t until my own son struggled with sensory processing issues that I truly realized the power of a sensory space. 

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