Top 9 “Must Haves” For Kids In Sports To Be Successful

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Top 9 “Must Haves” For Kids In Sports To Be Successful As parents and coaches there are some simple, but critical things you can do for your kids in sports that will make a huge difference in their happiness and success in playing their sport. 1.Encouragement I put encouragement first, because this is by farRead more

When you and your child don’t “get” each other

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What happens in a family where the parent doesn’t feel that he or she is a good match for the kid, or doesn’t really get the kid? And families where there are learning differences or attention differences, that can happen quite likely. There are maybe parents who are very, very focused or serious, and theyRead more

Why Learning to Read is Harder Than Learning to Speak

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Learning to speak and understand language is natural for most human beings. We are biologically wired to do that and it is part of our human heritage. We’re born to do that, and unless we have some language problem that we’re born with, we acquire a language just by being exposed. By being with caregivers,Read more

What Are Sensory Issues? Sensory Processing Disorder Explained

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When we talk about sensory processing issues, we’re referring to difficulty organizing and understanding information that comes in through the senses. You may have heard this called sensory processing disorder. People often think of kids with sensory issues as being over sensitive and easily overwhelmed by sights, sounds, tastes, and smells, and that’s often theRead more

How to Button a Shirt: Tips for Teaching Your Child

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Learning to button takes a little time and practice for all kids. Some will get it without much effort, but for kids that struggle with attention, motor planning, and fine motor skills, it can be a challenge. You can help your child learn to button by breaking down the process into very small steps. IRead more