A poop covered kid. The day my kid covered himself with poop started off like any other day. With the sun shining, birds singing, life was good. Then it all went downhill. Let’s start the poop covered kid story from the beginning. First of all, when we drive anywhere with Little Monkey we have to […]Read More The day my kid covered himself in poop
14 Ways to Provide Heavy Work at Home for a Preschool Sensory Seeker When we had Little Monkey he was active. ACTIVE. He is what they call a sensory seeker. I was not his teacher or his therapist or his early intervention provider. I was his FOSTER PARENT. He was with us 24/7. I […]Read More Heavy work for sensory seeker preschoolers
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 […]Read More Our Bedtime Routine for our Hyperactive Sensory Seeker
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 […]Read More Grocery Shopping Cocoon: Calming a Difficult Child at the Grocery Store.
The moral of the story for us early intervention providers is to be careful what “helpful” information you give parents that are struggling. It may be misinterpreted by a vulnerable mama.
In case you are a vulnerable mama needing some help with a child who bites and hurts himself, here are some resources for you.