A caregiver is someone who provides care for another person. “Caregiver well-being” refers to the caregiver’s overall health and wellness, and this is important for many reasons. Our well-being is essential to the strength of our immune systems; and, when we model wellness, it allows our children to learn ways that they can stay well, too.Continue reading
In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, more families are staying in to watch movies together, such as the Harry Potter film series. (Thankfully, many are reading the books, too!). We used J. K. Rowling’s timeless series as inspiration for movement and to promote developmental skills and imaginary play.Continue reading
“COVID-19” is a novel virus, from the Coronavirus family, that was discovered in December 2019. It has since become a global pandemic.
In recent weeks, we – our children included – have seen the ripple effects. As of today, a national state of emergency in America has been declared and “Stay at Home” orders have been initiated, leading to school and store closures, discontinuation of sports activities, and more.Continue reading
If your family is like my family, this is the time of the year we like to be spontaneous, get in the car, and drive around to explore our beautiful country!
Here are some activities we do, and items we take along with us, to keep us all sane, and our kids screen-freeless (meaning, they will spend less time on electronics):Continue reading
In addition to the important role of our touch (or tactile) system previously discussed under tactile perception, another critical aspect of this sense is its protective function.Continue reading