Time for a special kind of baseball game!

By | 16 October 2019|Child Development, Special Needs|

Oh dear! Your offspring have been acting out recently. You feel you are constantly repeating yourself, without being heard. Well then, it’s baseball time! April is the start of baseball season and my child being a die-hard fan, we came up with the idea of Disciplinary Baseball. No material necessary… except for a bit of consistency and perseverance. [...]

Everyday Tools to Work on Social Skills

By | 18 September 2019|Child Development|

As a mother of five, managing conflicts and emotions has become a big part of my daily chores. I appreciate tools that help my children become more autonomous in dealing with their emotions and in dealing with conflicts. I recently received two posters and am so happy that I brought them into my home!   [...]

4 Strategies to Prevent Opposition

By | 11 September 2019|Child Development|

Kids can be very colorful at times and keep us on our toes. We could even think that they are purposely putting us to the test, which is not the case obviously. When we experience a rougher patch with them. Nonetheless, it's important to know where these behaviours and reactions originate from in order to [...]

Hand-eye coordination

By | 16 February 2018|Child Development|

Hand-eye coordination: In hand-eye coordination the eyes and the hands work together in order to perform an activity or reach a goal. A child cannot learn to eat properly, if he or she has poor hand-eye coordination skills. To eat, the child must see the food, reach out and then bring the food up to [...]

Learn about DIR-Floortime®

By | 31 October 2017|Child Development|

How do I play with my child if he has no interest in playing? Learn about DIR-Floortime® Play with your child. This is the idea behind Dr. Stanley Greenspan’s approach: DIR-Floortime®. He developed this model in the 1980’s to help children on the autism spectrum develop to their full potential. In Greenspan’s model, the “D” [...]

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