7 Tips For Easier Transitions

Oftentimes, kiddos who have little-to-no language and/or who struggle with sensory challenges also struggle with transitions. That said, many children regardless of these factors struggle with transitions. So what does this look like? A transition takes place anytime your child is expected to move from one activity to another. They are hardest when your little Continue reading

8 Ways to Shut Off Your Brain And Sleep Better At Night

Just this week, I asked how many hours a day do you worry? The most common answer was 24/7 since many of you worry in your sleep. This weighed heavy on my heart because even though I have trouble sleeping enough hours each night, when I do sleep, I am a deep sleeper. I used Continue reading

The 3 E’s of Your Parent-Child Relationship

  There are 3 E’s that I believe affect every parent-child relationship. That said, we are focusing on the importance of these 3 E’s for you as a parent of a child with special needs. They follow in a cycle for every challenge you and your child endure. The important thing is to remember you Continue reading

Tips To Get Your Toddler To Sleep

  I recently had a conversation with a parent, regarding some sleep strategies to help with getting their 3 year old little sprout to sleep at night. When children are sleep deprived it affects their behaviors, attitudes, attention, peer interactions and more! Unfortunately, the more over tired your child gets, the harder it can be Continue reading

FREE Little Sprout Book Club

Welcome to our FREE Little Sprout Book Club! With the school year starting, I went back through my books (which are all organized by preschool-based themes) and I felt myself missing the days that I organized my therapy sessions by “themed units” inline with the public school preschool education program (“PEP”). I decided to reinstate this Continue reading

Why Your Child Wants To Hear The Same Book Again And Again

Why Your Child Wants To Hear The Same Book Again And Again By Hallie Bulkin Does your toddler ask you to read them the same book every night at bedtime? Are you thinking, wow I am glad they love books and reading but “that one AGAIN…SERIOUSLY?” Yes, your child is SERIOUS! It might drive you Continue reading