Fostering a Healthy Mindset Around Food Creating an environment that encourages a healthy mindset around food is important to us. Do we encourage Eliana to play with the food on her dinner plate? No. Do we create opportunities for Eliana to think about food in positive ways? Yes. At our home we are continually working… Continue reading Please DO Play With Your Food! Encouraging Food Play And Painting With It!
Is anyone else making a basement into a playroom? We have a finished portion of our basement that we have decided to use as a combination Craft Room and Play Room. I have slowly been transforming the room from a plain white box that was used as a storage area into a fun bright and… Continue reading DIY Magnetic Chalkboards for a Play Room and Vertical Work Surfaces for Children
When you are a Mom you are always wondering if you are making the right decisions. Knowing your parenting choices will impact your child, you wonder if it was the right choice or the wrong one. Of course children are resilient, and particularly in the first few years, they allow you to learn and grow… Continue reading A Parent and A Therapist – Coloring and Crayons
Transitioning from Bottle to Cup and Formula to Milk Boy that is a lot of change that happens at the magical one year mark! Something that is soothing and comforting and done multiple times a day is suddenly supposed to change. Poor Babies! This post comes from the occupational therapist in me: knowing that switching… Continue reading The 12 Month Transition
Christmas Artwork After taking our painted pumpkin down with our Fall Decorations, we decided we needed some Christmas artwork to replace it. So now we have Eliana’s newest masterpiece on display in our house. It was a fun process. I found a recipe for homemade edible fingerpaint online at: The Imagination Tree – I love… Continue reading Edible Fingerpaint