Be careful what you say to hurting parents

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. 

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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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How to Teach Young Children “Keep your hands to yourself”

keep hands to yourself

How to Teach Young Children to Keep Their Hands to Themselves How to Teach Young Children, “Keep your hands to yourself.” “Keep your hands feet and other objects to yourself.” Once upon a time when I was in 4th grade, we had classroom rules on the wall to set expectations for our behavior. If we […]

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10 Bath time Activities for a Sensory Seeker

bath tub sensory seeking child

Living with a child that is a sensory seeker is a non-stop thrill ride.   What is a sensory seeker? Understood.org offers an explanation. “There are two ways kids with sensory processing issues respond to sensory input. When kids underreact to sensory input, they may seek out more input.. When kids overreact, they become overwhelmed […]

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