Little Steps Sponsors Gather for GRIN2B Cocktail Reception Fundraiser

Little Steps Pediatric Therapy will be one of the sponsors of the GRIN2B Foundation’s first cocktail reception fundraiser. Gather for GRIN2B will be held on Monday, October 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Found Kitchen and Social House… Read More

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Little Steps Sponsors 2019 OLPHun Run 5k Benefiting Families in Need

Little Steps Pediatric Therapy has announced it will sponsor the 2019 OLPHun Run 5k in Glenview, Illinois on Sunday, October 6. The annual walk/run through the Swainwood neighborhood raises money for Sister Paulanne’s Needy Family Fund, which is operated by… Read More

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12 Effective Core Strengthening Exercises for Kids

A strong core serves as the foundation for a wide range of physical activities, including crawling, running, and jumping, among many others. The core of the body includes the muscles of the abdomen, pelvis and spine, according to HealthyChildren.org, a… Read More

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Little Steps Pediatric Therapy Offers Preschool Readiness Program in Highland Park

Little Steps Pediatric Therapy has announced it will hold two sessions of its Preschool Readiness Program this fall at its Highland Park, Illinois location at 1442 Old Skokie Valley Road. Both sessions will be for children who are 2 to… Read More

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6 Self-Regulation Techniques for Children

You had a long day at work, and now you’re stuck in traffic on the way home. It’s the middle of summer so it’s almost unbearably hot outside, and your air conditioning is broken. On top of all that, you… Read More

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6 Essential Summer Safety Tips

The weather is warm, the days are long, and school is no longer in session. These are the most fun-packed months of the year for many children. There’s more time than ever to play outside and enjoy activities like swimming,… Read More

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6 Outdoor Activities to Develop Gross Motor Skills

For many kids, this is the best time of year. School’s out for the summer, and the weather is at its warmest. It’s prime time for playing outside and enjoying the sunshine and fresh air. In addition to keeping kids… Read More

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Top 5 Benefits of Dance Classes for Kids

Are you looking for a way to keep your kids active and healthy while also helping them make friends and have fun? You might want to consider dance classes. Learning to move to music benefits children in numerous ways, from… Read More

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How to Improve Your Child’s Visual Motor Skills at Home

Visual motor integration is essential in day-to-day life, particularly for kids. The ability to coordinate our visual processing and motor skills allows us to do everything from playing sports to taking notes. If you suspect your child might have trouble… Read More

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Everything You Need to Know About Balance Bikes

May is officially National Bike Month, a designation sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and meant to promote awareness of the numerous advantages of bicycling, such as staying healthy and helping to preserve the environment. For kids in particular,… Read More

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