Category Archives: Self-regulation

3 Tips for Transitioning Back to School (at any age)

There is so much advice out there for transitioning back to school and how to make it easier for children with or without sensory challenges, I thought I’d simplify in hopes I can make this time (and your transition) easier: … Continue reading

5 Tips for a Sensory Diet

Sensory Diets are a way to support people who struggle with sensory challenges.  In my private practice with children and in my parent coaching sessions we develop an individualized set of activities that children with sensory processing disorder, find helpful. … Continue reading

When Sensory Strategies Fail; 3 Tips

I know this may be a surprise coming from me, a sensory OT and it may disappoint but,…sensory strategies do not fix all behaviors. Sensory strategies may not work every time, and the same strategies don’t work for all children. There, … Continue reading

Putting screens to bed

My previous post about  taking a “screen-time” out is the start of how to make room in our lives for more connection, by disconnecting more often from our devices and how to help our children do the same.  This video came up … Continue reading

Screen “time-out”

I’ve just created a screen “time-out” in our house. Not because anyone did anything bad. Not because anyone needs a consequence. And not because I’m trying to teach a lesson. O.k. I AM trying to teach a lesson, but they … Continue reading

Self-compassion & Screens…What do they have in common? My words for 2017

Each year I like to choose a word (or a couple) instead of setting resolutions.  As I get older I notice the resolutions and “challenges” become just that, and life is challenging enough.  The words help me to focus throughout … Continue reading

“If someone had told me our lives could be like this, I wouldn’t have believed them. I see a 180 degree difference in our daughter, since we started therapy. I can’t thank Kelly enough for what she has given our family.” — Christopher Howell —
“If someone had told me our lives could be like this, I wouldn’t have believed them. I see a 180 degree difference in our daughter, since we started therapy. I can’t thank Kelly enough for what she has given our family.” — Christopher Howell —
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