How Fidgeting Improves Focus and Self-Regulation
Posted by Guest Blogger Katie Zelinski, The Well Balanced OT on 10th Nov 2020
This special guest blog post on fidgeting comes to us from occupational therapist Katie Zelinski. Fidgeting. It’s something that we all do without even thinking about it. Let’s take a trip … read more
How to Stop Chewing on Toys, Shirts, Pencils, Remotes, Etc.
7th Jul 2020
Do chewed up barbie hands or toy car tires sound familiar? Stretched out shirt collars? Is it hard to find a pencil or straw or bottle cap without bite marks on it? . You're not alon … read more
Coping with Stress and Anxiety - 4 Easy Ways to Self-Regulate
Posted by Guest Blogger Katie Zelinski, The Well Balanced OT on 7th May 2020
A wonderful guest blog post from occupational therapist Katie Zelinski on ways to cope with stress and anxiety - perfect for all year round, but especially during these uncertain times with COVID-1 … read more
What Is a Sensory Diet?
Posted by Guest Blogger Kristen Cooper, MS, OTR/L on 12th Aug 2019
This introduction to sensory diets is courtesy of Kristen Cooper, MS, OTR/L aka OT Mamacita. The term “sensory diet” has become more popular in recent years, but the understanding of wha … read more
Meeting Our Kids Where They Are, Anxiety Included
Posted by Guest Blogger Shae Lynn Watt on 26th Apr 2019
This wonderful guest post comes to us from Shae Lynn Watt. What do you do when the reality of your kids conflicts with your imagined version? We all know it’s important to meet our k … read more