blogging, Evidence Based Parenting, mindful parenting, occupational therapy, Parenting, Personal

What do Occupational Therapists Actually DO? (and why I blog…)

Things have been a bit quiet over here in blog-land... we had a family holiday and I took a little break from all things social media related. There's a few posts that I'm working on but one thing that's been mulling over in my mind is about the reason why I started to blog. And… Continue reading What do Occupational Therapists Actually DO? (and why I blog…)

Balance, Early childhood development, Evidence Based Parenting, Gross motor development, Indoor activities, Parenting, Proprioceptive system, Screen free activities, Vestibular, Winter

Five Active Indoor Play Ideas

OK readers, this is actually my last tip in my Winter Survival Series. I did wonder whether to bother posting this, seeing as Winter is almost over (hooray!) but then I remembered that I live almost at the bottom of the world, and often the cold rainy days can streeeeetch their fingers into Spring as well.… Continue reading Five Active Indoor Play Ideas

Early childhood development, Indoor activities, Parenting, Preschoolers, Screen free activities, Winter

Winter Survival Tip Four: Relax and Listen: audio stories for kids

I've been wanting to discuss audio resources on the blog for a while now. We listen to audio stories a lot in our house, especially over winter. I've been trying to reduce screen time lately, and I find audio stories a great alternative. I was first motivated to look for audio stories for kids a… Continue reading Winter Survival Tip Four: Relax and Listen: audio stories for kids