Tag Archives: childhood development

Kid Christmas Activity: Wrapping Paper Game

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Picture this: Everyone has opened their Christmas presents and played with their toys. The living room is strewn with wrapping paper and ribbons, you’ve already eaten, it’s too cold or wet to go outside right now and the natives are

Autism: What do you do when your kid prefers objects over people?

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Follow a story of a family whose little boy was diagnosed on the autism spectrum and the steps they took to overcome this diagnosis. This story is a personal one and should not be taken for any medical advice. This

Kid Activity: Listening Game

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There are so many sounds in our world and hearing one that can’t be easily identified can be scary for children. Our latest activity from The Games Lady can help to make these sounds more familiar.   By Barbara Sher,

Autism: Communicating through tantrums

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Follow a story of a family whose little boy was diagnosed on the autism spectrum and the steps they took to overcome this diagnosis. This story is a personal one and should not be taken for any medical advice. This

Sleep Training: Older Kids

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A few weeks ago, we discussed the basics of sleep training your baby but what do you do if your four year old who had been sleeping all of a sudden decides to start a new behavior which leads to no sleep

Teenagers: Should we get on their level?

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Teenagers are a hard group to understand. Where is the balance between friend and parent? Should we try and get on their level? Our teenager expert Julia Knight shares her thoughts on this topic.    By Julia Knight   Should

5 Easy Bath Time Activities

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The Pinterested Parent shares with our readers her 5 simple bath time activities to keep the kids happy while they are getting scrubbed down.    By Kim Uliana, The Pinterested Parent   I don’t know about you but bath time

Autism: Evaluation time

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Follow a story of a family whose little boy was diagnosed on the autism spectrum and the steps they took to overcome this diagnosis. This story is a personal one and should not be taken for any medical advice. This

Toddler Activity: Penny Flick

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Try our latest toddler activity from The Games Lady. This is a quickly organized social and fine motor game with easy to find materials, pennies.   By Barbara Sher, The Games Lady     DIRECTIONS Partner two children across from

Autism: Say what?

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Follow a story of a family whose little boy was diagnosed on the autism spectrum and the steps they took to overcome this diagnosis. This story is a personal one and should not be taken for any medical advice. This