Piglet: How do you spell love? Pooh: You don’t spell it, you feel it. Winnie the Pooh is one of those classic characters that stays with you throughout your life. And how many amazing quotes can be pulled from his stories?! We spent the morning reading Pooh, watching Pooh and doing a little craft … More Happy Winnie the Pooh Day!
It’s Me! Oh wait, that’s not what I mean. I’m talking about the game. Guess Who? was a favorite of mine when I was younger and I made a special note to Santa that ‘J’ might love it as well. In ‘J’s’ school, they assign a child as the Leader of the Day. When they … More Guess Who?
Every child with SPD is going to handle a sensory overload differently. This makes sense since the causes can vary, why wouldn’t the outcome? For ‘J,’ there are so many things that can affect how he reacts to a situation where he’s uncomfortable. Sometimes it’s making a loud noise, other times it’s an actual scream. … More Overloads and Reactions
I have a two year old….again. ‘Baby J,’ as she’s known in these posts turned 2 today. I can’t believe it. Of course when you have a baby everyone says not to blink because it all goes by so fast. And it’s 100% true. It’s all going way too fast and my anxiety shoots through … More 2 for the 2nd Time
Sometimes when people don’t understand things, their automatic go-to is that it doesn’t exist. When a person breaks their arm, you can see it. You know how it gets fixed and before long, the arm is back to new. With other conditions such as anxiety, depression or in my world, sensory processing difficulties, you can’t … More Not Understanding Doesn’t Equal Not Existing
Over the last 6 months, J has gone through different phases of characters he’s into. We were way into Spiderman (he kind of still is), Sid the Science Kid, Super Wings and Paw Patrol. I wanted to wait on buying a costume this year until I knew one of them was sticking. Paw Patrol was … More A Paw Pa-rrific Halloween
Back in April I wrote about how much J did not enjoy getting his hair wet or having it cut. Here we are in October and not too much has changed.Bath time has gotten easier, although he still has his moments. We still can’t wet a brush or comb when styling his hair. Before school … More Another Hairy Situation