It's Hard to Learn with a Tired Mind

Posted in Lifestyle on July 21, 2017

A girl falling asleep with glasses falling off her head

When we're trying to learn something new, it can be difficult to feel like we're making progress. Sometimes things just won't click, no matter how hard you're trying, and no matter what you do you just can't seem to grasp the solution to a problem. So, anything you can do to make this easier must Read More »

Learning About the Neighborhood by Walking

Posted in Lifestyle, Preschool on July 17, 2017

Mother and a preschooler walking in a blue field

Is your child familiar with your neighborhood? I am not talking about the street your house is on. I am talking about your entire neighborhood. If your child ever gets lost, will he know how to get home? It is important that every child knows the ins and outs of their neighborhood as early as Read More »

Best Sensory Toys for Autism (Tactile, Oral, Auditory, Visual, Vestibular, Proprioceptive)

Posted in Lifestyle on June 27, 2017

Sensory toys in the bathtub

There are different levels of autism, and each child requires a different amount of sensory input, as well as a different amount of sensory input. Finding the right sensory toy for your child is very important because the sensory activity can either create a more stable environment, or a more hectic environment for your child. Read More »

Mindfulness Introduction: 5 Minutes to Mindful

Posted in Lifestyle on June 24, 2017

Mindfulness peace and meditation

What is Mindfulness? The term ‘mindfulness’ has been popping up more often recently, but what does it really mean? Many people think that being mindful means ‘being in the moment’, and they’re not wrong. However, there is a bit more to it than just being in the moment. Mindfulness, defined, is a moment-to-moment awareness of Read More »

Breath in, Breath out: How Meditation Can Make You a Better Mom

Posted in Lifestyle on June 21, 2017

Yoga for Mom

The Challenges of Motherhood Being a mother isn’t easy. It doesn’t matter if you are a ‘full-time’ homeschooling mom or a working mom. An afterschooling mother, a working homeschool mom, or just a stay-at-home mom. You are constantly multitasking, trying to balance your new-found role as the ultimate caretaker of a child, and rediscovering how Read More »