When our children are struggling or displaying puzzling behavior, it is tempting to simply brush it off as “a phase” that they’ll “grow out of.” And while this may be true in some cases, addressing these concerns head-on can be a much more effective route to take! Early intervention can make a world of difference to the children & families affected.
Find out what therapist Genevieve recommends in order to help yourself get through difficult parenting moments
Early intervention can make a world of difference for children. Catching potential concerns early & addressing them head on can mean a happier, healthier future for your child & the whole family.
Identifying potential problems can make a positive impact on the rest of a child’s life. Read Shari’s article for information & further resources.
RECIPE OF THE WEEK
from the Simple Saver Wife
Check out Lindsey’s super easy recipe for Cinnamon Applesauce and adjust the texture to your family’s desire
Read about Kathryn’s experience with her daughter who has SPD, and find out how they are trying to find their new balance between two worlds
Read Rachael’s personal story about her family and how they deal with Sensory Processing Disorder and Anxiety
As a mother of a child with SPD, Sarah has a goal to educate herself and others. Learn more about symptoms, daily struggles, and resources that can help with SPD
Read Karissa’s Article to learn more about the traits and symptoms of children with SPD. It’s important to understand the signs and “triggers” so that you can help make these children feel more comfortable
Print out Rachael’s checklist for tips on helping a child that has Sensory Processing Disorder
Use this Printable as a reference & a reminder on how to create a more comfortable environment for a Sensitive Child
Conversation starters for the whole family to help open up lines of communication & explore ideas.
Rachael of Komfy Couture is a friend of Adore Them, a guest contributor for the site, & an incredible mother to a child with Sensory Processing Disorder.
Her weighted blankets are beautiful & incredibly cozy! They are filled with glass beads & customizable to your style & preferences.
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Featured Contributor: Sarah Lyons
Sarah Lyons is a mom of six kids, including three-year-old triplets. She loves cooking, being outdoors, and reading mysteries. She lives in the Kansas City area with her family.
Featured Contributor: Genevieve Johnson
Genevieve is a play therapist in Longmont, CO. She specializes in enhancing the parent-child connection, breaking through frustrating behaviors and optimizing your child’s ability to learn and socialize.
Featured Contributor: Rachael Wood
Rachael is the mother of three incredible girls and the owner of Komfy Couture. She is passionate about designing comfortable and fashionable clothing for children and making custom weighted blankets. She lives in Lititz, PA with her fiancé, Brian, and her daughters, Alison and Angie.
Featured Contributor: Lindsey Cover
Lindsey Cover is a work-at-home wife and mom of two young boys, Jadon and Owen. She blogs about affordable healthy living, money-saving methods, simple recipes, and more at SimpleSaverWife.com
Featured Contributor: Kathryn Hively
Though a Southerner at heart, Kathryn Hively lives with her husband and two young daughters in New Jersey. Her blog Just BE Parenting promotes non-judgmental parenting and celebrates families in all forms. Her work has also appeared in Scary Mommy, mom.me, Ravishly, and the Mighty, among others.