The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s Children

The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s Children

There is a silent tragedy developing right now, in our homes, and it concerns our most precious jewels – our children. Through my work with hundreds of children and families as an occupational therapist, I have witnessed this tragedy unfolding right in front of...
Board Games

Board Games

Board games are not just a way to pass the time on a wet day during a power cut. They’re a rich, almost unsurpassed learning opportunity. Consider the very old and well-known game snakes and ladders (alternatively called chutes and ladders). Sit down with your...
Night Terrors

Night Terrors

Having a child who experiences night terrors can be extremely frightening for a parent. But, it won’t bother the child. In the morning, they won’t remember the episode! Night terrors are a type of sleep disturbance –  a partial awakening from a deep, non-dream...
They’re Watching You

They’re Watching You

Your children. No matter what their age, your children are watching you. They’re watching and they see everything. The see how much time you spend on social media and watching TV, how you react to other people in your life, how you eat your meals, how well you tidy up...
Make Time to Talk with Children

Make Time to Talk with Children

There is nothing more engaging to me than having a conversation with a three, four, or five-year-old. And I do mean a shared conversation – a two-way dialogue that travels wherever our thoughts take us. Children of all ages enjoy talking with the adults in their...