Category Archives: Parenting

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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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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What Parents Should Know About Screen Time and Child Development

Most of us are aware that staring at a screen all day – whether it’s attached to a TV, smartphone, tablet, or some other device – isn’t healthy for people of any age, especially young children. However, along with the… Read More

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5 Outdoor Springtime Activities for Kids

Although winter isn’t quite over yet, the first official day of spring (March 20) is almost here. After many long, cold months of ice and snow, people of all ages will likely want to spend as much time outside as… Read More

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5 Benefits of Pet Ownership for Kids

If you’ve been following this blog and our social media channels, you know that we recently added a new four-legged member to our team: Boomer, the therapy dog. Our canine therapist can help calm children during sessions. Lots of kids… Read More

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Does Your Child Need Pediatric Behavioral Therapy?

It’s normal for kids to act out sometimes. Every parent inevitably has to deal with a tantrum because their toddler doesn’t want to go to bed or would prefer chicken nuggets to broccoli at the dinner table. However, in certain… Read More

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5 Tips for Dealing with Temper Tantrums

Maybe it started with you telling them it’s bedtime or that they couldn’t have the candy they picked up at the grocery store. Now your child is screaming and crying in protest. No matter what triggers them, no one enjoys… Read More

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