Smart Morning Routine to Beat Morning Madness with Your Child Parent's Corner

Smart Morning Routine to Beat Morning Madness with Your Child To give you a taste of weekday mornings at my house, I offer you the image of Prince Phillip fighting Maleficent as the gargantuan dragon in Sleeping Beauty. My house is full of night owls. Waking up any of us is a task I wouldn’t recommend to anyone. So having one of my kiddos start...

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Easy Where’s Waldo Pumpkin Spice Play Dough Sensory Activities Sensory

Where’s Waldo Pumpkin Spice Play Dough Sensory Activities This post contains affiliate links. Fall is my favorite time of year and also one of the best seasons for getting children involved in more sensory play activities that help them learn and grow. Many of the students at our center constantly need that sensory stimulation to help sharpen their minds and bodies for higher learning in...

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You won’t believe what this teacher assigned for homework Physical Literacy

You won’t believe what this teacher assigned for homework Guest Blog Post Shelley Boettcher Shawn Carr’s daughter, Madison, is a smart kid, who spends plenty of time skiing and camping with her family. But a few years ago, during a parent-teacher interview in elementary school, Carr brought up Madison’s self-esteem. Was she happy at school? Was she fitting in? Yes, said her then-teacher, Sue Moleski,...

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Amazing Nutritious Greek Dip: After School Snacks for Brighter Minds Nutrition

Nutritious Greek Dip: After School Snacks for Brighter Minds Tasty, nutritious, and oh so easy to make greek dip! The perfect after school, before homework snack for the health conscious mama! School is back in session, and one of the challenges we are facing is after school snacking! I don’t know about you guys, but just coming up with a healthy lunch option is stretching...

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Smart Ways to Make a Positive Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher Parent's Corner

Smart Ways to Make a Positive Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher I think it’s safe to say that the jitters and anxiety associated with a new school year doesn’t just pertain to our kids. Every teacher has their unique way of running things and, as parents, we have to learn their rules and organization methods almost as thoroughly as our children do if we want to...

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15 Kids Apps for Learning Disabilities Education

15 Kids Apps for Learning Disabilities We’re guest posting about wonderful apps for learning for kids who struggle with learning challenges on Sunshine and Hurricanes. Since I began working with children more than 20 years ago, the number of children with learning challenges and learning disabilities has not only increased, but the issues they face have become harder to remedy. Luckily, with all the amazing...

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Food ideas for kids with sensory learning issues Sensory

Food ideas for kids with sensory learning issues We’re having a great time with Fox 13’s The Place talking about great nutritional options to help sensory learning for kids with new foods, food textures and great meal-time experiences for the whole family. Kids with sensory issues struggle with all types of textures, especially when it comes to food. For us, eating can be a wonderful experience,...

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Online Safety Tips for the Whole Family Parent's Corner

Online Safety Tips for the Whole Family By Alyssa Craig As a parent, there are four main concerns as your family goes online or takes part in social media: online predators, cyberbullying, giving out too much personal information, and stumbling upon inappropriate material. In order to keep yourself and your family safe in a world when strangers can reach out to us right in our...

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What the Experts can Help You Understand about a Sensory Processing Disorder Sensory

Sensory Processing Disorder Explained By Catherine Wiberg ILS Staff Blogger When this topic came to me, I got excited. I have two children who have been diagnosed with Sensory Integration Processing Disorders. I have not always explained it well to other people. However, I have some experts’ definitions and insights to share with you in addition to my own experiences. Dr. Anna Jean Ayers—a developmental psychologist...

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Fun Kid Food to Help Sensory Children with Textures and Nutrition Sensory

Fun Kid Food to Help Sensory Children with Textures and Nutrition You may have picky eaters at home, or you may have been a picky eater at one time yourself, but for kids who have sensory issues or a Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), they may never grow out of the “picky eater” stage. In fact, kids with sensory issues struggle with all types of textures,...

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