Tag: milestones


Tummy Time: Brain-Building Exercises for the Baby that Hates Tummy Time Development

Tummy Time: Brain-Building Exercises for the Baby that Hates Tummy Time This article provides helpful tummy time exercises for babies that hate to be in the prone position. Affiliate links and free printables are included for your convenience. It’s not uncommon for babies to hate tummy time. Many parents think because their baby cries or fusses when they try to lay their baby on the...

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Retained Primitive Reflexes that Cause Sensory Sensitivities, Reading Delays, Fear and Fight or Flight Primitive Reflexes

Retained Primitive Reflexes that Cause Sensory Sensitivities, Reading Delays, Fear and Fight or Flight This article provides helpful information about retained primitive reflexes and how they affect your child’s learning potential. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Most children in the classroom (about 80 percent) are healthy and active kids that excel in the classroom. However, the other 20 percent of students we see...

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Retained TLR: Without the Right Balance and Coordination, Learning Falls into a “Slump” Primitive Reflexes

Retained TLR: Without the Right Balance and Coordination, Learning Falls into a “Slump” This article provides helpful information about a retained TLR and how it impacts a child’s balance and learning ability. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Balance and coordination are two areas of physical development in children that are often overlooked. These areas of development are typically discounted because, for most children,...

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Milestones for Reading: Development of the Eyes, Ears and Neck Development

Foundational Milestones for Reading: Development of the Eyes, Ears and Neck This article discusses important foundational milestones for reading and writing. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. At one month old, an infant has already adjusted to numerous sensations and has started to formulate responses to these sensations. One of the more important sensations that a baby learns to respond to is the sensations...

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Spatial Awareness and Locomotion Activities for Processing and Attention Motor Skills

Spatial Awareness and Locomotion Activities for Processing and Attention This article provides helpful information for children who need spatial awareness and locomotion activities to build processing and attention in the classroom. Children that struggle with spatial awareness can have difficulty with simple tasks as they move within their environment. When your child has trouble with balance, coordination, runs into furniture, moves awkwardly, has trouble with personal boundaries...

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Hand Grip: Weak Hands? Weak Body? Why Kids and Millennials are Losing their Grip Fine Motor

Hand Grip: Weak Hands? Weak Body? Why Kids and Millennials are Losing their Grip This article provides helpful information regarding the necessity of strong hand grip and the affect it has on a child’s learning and emotional development. Swipe, click, flash, tap! Those all too familiar sounds that have become part of our daily lives and the lives of our children. Cell phones, computers, video games,...

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Handwriting Development: When Handwriting Milestones aren’t Developed the “Write” Way, Brain-Building Activity Suffers Fine Motor

Handwriting Development: When Handwriting Milestones aren’t Developed the “Write” Way, Brain-Building Activity Suffers This article provides helpful information about handwriting development and handwriting milestones for better learning development and brain activity. When you sit down to write a shopping list or a thank you card, you may not realize it, but you are in the process of one of the most complex behaviors that a...

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Bauer Crawling Reflex: Delays in Learning and Motor Development if Your Child Skips the Crawling Stage Development

Bauer Crawling Reflex: Delays in Learning and Motor Development if Your Child Skips the Crawling Stage This article provides helpful information about a retained Bauer Crawling Reflex. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2000 reported that children who used walkers as babies and toddlers showed delays in reaching sequential milestones (sitting...

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Fear Paralysis Reflex: Why my Child Experiences “Deer in the Headlights,” Fear, Anxiety, Night Terrors and Phobias Primitive Reflexes

Fear Paralysis Reflex: Why my Child Experiences “Deer in the Headlights,” Fear, Anxiety, Night Terrors and Phobias This article provides helpful information for parents who have children that may have retained the Fear Paralysis Reflex and other primitive reflexes. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. In a recent 2009 study it was discovered that one in six kids have some type of sensory processing...

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Sensory Integration: 4 Levels of Sensory Integration that Prevent “Traffic Jams” in the Brain for Higher Learning Sensory

Sensory Integration: 4 Levels of Sensory Integration that Prevent “Traffic Jams” in the Brain for Higher Learning This article provides helpful information for sensory integration. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Picture yourself on a road trip. As your driving through some of the long stretches of your journey, you suddenly see a procession of headlights barely moving ahead that converge into three open...

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