Do you feel like you are constantly repeating yourself with your kid. “Sit up, don’t touch that, get off the couch, put that down, quit wiggling.” I could go on and on, I am sure. Does this sounds familiar? You are not alone! In fact, this was my story until three years ago when I […]
I can hardly believe it as I type those words on the keyboard… my book is finally done! Some of you may or may not have known that I’ve been cooking up a book, but it’s finally done and I had to share my excitement! Sensory Processing 101 has been a labor of love […]
Isn’t it funny how becoming a parent can help you grow? And I don’t mean “grow up” in the traditional sense (although parenting can do that too!) What I’m referring to is the emotional and personal growth that comes with parenting a child. For me – the learning curve has been steep when it’s come […]
Calming Tips for Your Anxious Child: Finally, I have created FREE 10 Day Email Series to get the top secrets on how to calm your anxious child so both of you can have a better day!
As a mother of two boys with sensory issues and other special needs, I approached their entry into kindergarten with a combination of excitement and twisted-up-in-my-gut nerves. Preparing a sensory or special needs child for kindergarten presents a unique set of challenges. Hi, I’m Shelley from over at STEAM Powered Family. I’m so excited to […]
Helping a child with sensory needs focus and process their surrounds can be a difficult task. Finding just the right sensory tools, knowing how to use them, and helping your child succeed can get overwhelming and expensive. After learning about my son’s sensory needs and anxiety disorder, I knew I needed to find some tools […]
Oh my gosh, I can’t believe it’s that time of year again! It’s time to pull out the Back to School Checklist! Back to School can be a crazy time for any family! However, you can avoid the crazy rushed feeling by establishing a routine and setting some things in place up using this Back-To-School […]
Sensory Processing challenges aren’t usually detected or treated until preschool or beyond, but healthy sensory processing skills develop much earlier in life – starting in the womb! How can we as parents help promote healthy vestibular processing in infants when diaper changes and sleeping through the night are top priorities? Did you know that an […]