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Coping Strategies for Sensory Overload in Children

What is Sensory Information? The world is filled with awe-inspiring information that continually filters to all the senses influencing and shaping the interpretation of what children see, hear, smell, taste, and touch. It is through this input that children learn about their environment, relationships, and most definitely themselves. Early on in life, children learn about texture, concepts of hard and soft, rough and smooth, big and small, crunchy and chewy, delicious ...

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Your Baby’s Regressive Behavior May Be a Sign of Growth

From crying to single word expressions, from needing to be held throughout the day to walking, and from diapers to underwear; these are the most significant and celebrated milestones that occur within the first three years of a child's life. Infants, however, cannot accomplish these feats alone as moms and dads play an integral role in nurturing language as well as supporting their little ones in the development of strength, ...

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Screen Time & Behavior Problems Do Not Have to Coexist

Getting Your Child to Follow Screen Time Rules Whether you have a preschool-age child or a high school senior in your home, technology likely plays a significant role in your family dynamic. From the necessity of completing projects and homework assignments to communicating with friends and loved ones to the pleasure of watching movies, playing video games, and posting pictures on social media, technology has quickly become a permanent fixture in ...

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Lori’s Little Wisdoms Vlog – Choices

Your children are looking for direction and certainty, so remember that you, the parent, need to dictate your child's daily schedule. Giving children too many choices can be a major stressor for little ones. If your child is not listening right now, be more directional in your communications. For example, instead of saying, "Do you want to read a story now?" say, "We are going to read a story now." Instead ...

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