Monthly Archives: March 2013

Easter activity for fine motor skills

I decided to do an Easter activity yesterday with some of my young patients. I filled a container with navy beans and hid a bunch of tiny chicks in it. The kids use tiny rakes to locate the checks and … Continue reading

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Baby Vision- part 2

There is so much information about babies developing vision, that I can write about it all day long. I decided to split the information into two separate blog posts. This is the Part 2. Check out Part 1 for visual … Continue reading

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What does your baby see?

I decided to write about the development of vision today. I know, I have written about this before, but the thing is, I cannot stop talking about it. Early vision development is so critical! It is all I can do … Continue reading

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The childproof cap myth

Yesterday my mom was telling me to make sure I had all the medicine and cleaning products locked away or in high places because she saw something on TV about children getting into these bottles in less than THREE MINUTES! … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day instant rice activity

What makes this an instant activity is that I always keep a bin of rice in the back of my car. It’s a great sensory activity for children who might have tactile defensiveness. They usually love to bury their hands … Continue reading

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Babies can be yogis too!

How many of you mommies and daddies out there practice yoga for stress release, relaxation, stretching, strengthening and overall good health? Well, guess what, babies reap all the same benefits that we do from the beautiful practice of yoga! Babies … Continue reading

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It IS all fun and games when you take an OT to lunch

So one of my very perceptive home health students found out it was my birthday today on Facebook. She and her very sweet mom insisted on taking me out for lunch. I warned her that going out for lunch with … Continue reading

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Aimee’s Babies Promise

As parents, we all make promises to our children every day- several times a day even. “Yes, we will go get ice cream this weekend, I promise…Yes, I was watching you do that trick for the seventeenth time, I promise…No, … Continue reading

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The no-snow snow day

If you live in Central Pennsylvania like me you may have fallen victim to the no snow snow day this past week. The weatherman sure did hype up the storm that never came. We were looking for 8 inches and … Continue reading

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Eyes wide open!

I went to a very interesting training today on Visual Processing Therapy. I learned a bunch of new and exciting information, which I’m sure I will blog all about at a later date, but for now I have to share … Continue reading

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