Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is considered to be the most prevalent disorder for children and teens to be diagnosed with. ADHD affects upwards of 10-12% of children, depending on what study you’re looking at. Boys are typically diagnosed 2 – 3
Do you ever see two words on a page and think “Wait…huh? Aren’t those the same thing”? I remember the first time I saw an article about accessibility and inclusivity. I had a moment of confusion and immediately asked “Hey
We talk quite a bit about the physical and developmental impacts of play. There’s no doubt about the benefits of outdoor play, free play, and quality time at the playground. It doesn’t matter your age or ability – the fresh
When you wake up to gloomy skies and rain showers, it can feel so easy to want to pull those blankets back up and sleep the day away. The darkness of a rainy day, for some of us, can bring
I think we can all remember a time when a friend or loved one was unable to access something because of mobility issues. A friend, with a broken foot, or a grandparent in a wheelchair. It’s not uncommon to run
Just because your little one is small or not walking yet doesn’t mean they can’t go to the playground. In fact, you may be helping your child’s development as they explore new play areas like the swings, sandbox, and slide.
A playgroup is a meet-up for parents/caregivers and their children to engage in relaxed play environments, generally for young child or for those who haven’t yet started school. In our home, Monday is playgroup day at the park, and Tuesday
Is your child having a hard time sleeping? Paying attention? Maybe they have suddenly developed new lingo or vocabulary that you hope they don’t repeat in front of Grandma. Is possible they are getting too much screen time? The tricky
Delayed gratification, or the lack of it, is often a topic that comes up in our parenting journeys. The ability to resist the immediate temptation of an item or situation can be a huge struggle for children who haven’t developed
If your child has been through a traumatic event and seems to be struggling, play therapy could be a great resource to help them deal with their own emotions. Play is such an integral part of our growth and development.