Great Gifts for Children with Anxiety

Great Gifts for Children with Anxiety

All children combat anxiety from time to time. Watching a scary movie, overhearing a frightening news segment, or hearing a ghost story from a friend. The shadows in our basement used to freak me out when I was a kid and I could feel the fear rise up in my throat when...
Giftedness Disguised

Giftedness Disguised

School was going to be amazing for my son. I just knew it. He was a thinker. A tinkerer. A doer. He loved learning and had an insatiable thirst to know everything about everything. Always asking questions. Always starting a project. Always wowing those he met with his...
Books to Help Kids Learn About Anger

Books to Help Kids Learn About Anger

Although anger is a natural emotion, it can be difficult to handle. If you find that your kids are having a hard time managing this strong emotion, start with these books to help kids learn about anger.   Anger is a very normal emotion to feel. Unfortunately, it can...
Yard Work for Sensory Input

Yard Work for Sensory Input

Kids that need proprioceptive input will love helping out in the yard during all seasons, but fall can give them lots of opportunities to lift, push, and pull, giving their muscles and joints the sensations they need. And you’ll have a gorgeous yard to show for it!  ...
Books to Help Kids Learn About Autism

Books to Help Kids Learn About Autism

Understanding autism is the key to both helping your own kiddos show compassion towards friends on the spectrum and to growing as parents and friends ourselves. When I need to tackle tough topics with my kids, I turn to books. Here’s a great list of books...