My five-year-old was melting down fast. I had to respond in a way that would meet him. I felt like I was walking on egg shells, waiting for the ticking time bomb to go off. Then I recalled a conversation I had with my talented friend, Dayna, from Lemon Lime Adventures. She reminded me to […]
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To Parents of a Child on the Spectrum, I get you. I feel you. I understand you. Isolation greets us many days but you’d never admit that fact out loud. Your body aches from being on top of your child’s needs, triggers, warning signs, and calming tools. You’re in it 100%. You have conviction and […]
“Admitting a five year old to a psych ward is scary and traumatic,” she explained to me. I glanced over my shoulder across the ER to my son playing a video game. A security guard stood outside his room. The guard looked my way with my bag at his feet. He removed it when I […]
What the heck is Proprioceptive Dysfunction? Yeah, that was my first response, too. Briefly, proprioception means “sense of self”. It is one of the many types of sensory processing disorder involving a little known sense called the proprioception system. This post’s goal is to help you identify sensory processing symptoms and give you a bit […]
I have news for all of you trying to get your “picky eater” to try a new food. Well, more like a secret to share… …or maybe just a pet peeve… I am so tired of reading “how to” parenting posts on getting “your picky eater to eat”. You know, what? Sometimes the issue is a […]
What the heck is “feeding therapy“? You know that child who doesn’t eat anything? He is often “made fun of” – in a nice sort of way – by most of the adults in his life. I was that way as a child. I had a picky palette. My 6.5-year-old has what many professionals call […]