Our Bedtime Routine for our Hyperactive Sensory Seeker

Our Bedtime Routine for our hyperactive sensory seeker Sensory Seekers crave sensory input. For our little one, he craved it all–movement, touch, smells, and sounds and visual stimulation–even at bedtime. After months of trial and error, we stumbled upon the right combination of tricks to lull him to sleep while not driving us crazy. Routine […]

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Grocery Shopping Cocoon: Calming a Difficult Child at the Grocery Store.

Grocery shopping with difficult child can be stressful. Taking a tantrum prone sensory seeking 4 year old to the grocery store is like rolling the dice. You might have a pleasant experience OR any number of things could set up a huge tantrum. I was desperate to make it a little easier. Taking my child […]

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Tips for Giving a Wiggly Toddler a “Little Boy Haircut” Part 1

Haircut Tips for Little Boys part 1

Origin of the “little boy haircut” I have been giving my boys and husband haircuts for years to save money. There was some internet self-education to feel comfortable with giving my little boys haircuts, but it wasn’t long before I mastered one particular haircut style. We don’t know what it is officially called, but I […]

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When you are so worried about your child acting like a monster, you act like one instead.

Parenting Tantrum

Being so afraid of your child having a meltdown that you have a meltdown instead…. ….also known as the time I had a tantrum at Halloween. Parenting is hard! Finding balance between preparing for the worst and being the worst. Being so afraid of your child acting like a monster, you act like a monster […]

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