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School’s Out for Summer!

We are wrapping up the 2016-17 school year here in Colorado. Parents have been eagerly asking   What can we do to keep our child in shape over the summer?   We love supporting our families so we created   10 AWESOME SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS!   If you are looking for awesome summer activities for…


Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral Therapy for Your Family

This week our guest blog is shared by founder of Conscious Living,  Emily Kamala, MA, RMT   Top 3 Reasons CranioSacral Therapy is Right for You and Your Baby   If you haven’t heard of CranioSacral Therapy (CST), now is the time. Our society is so full of constant input and our systems have reached…


Chiropractic Care

Guest Blog: Dr. Brittany Downing, DC: Family Chiropractic Care Benefits

Dr. Brittany Downing, DC is a family chiropractor and she is answering 5 Questions for Family Chiropractic Care Benefits How does chiropractic care support pregnant moms? Due to a ligament-loosening hormone called relaxin that is present during pregnancy we see a dramatic expansion of joints and connective tissue in women during this time.  This can…


Chiropractic Care

We LOVE Chiropractors!

This week we are spreading the LOVE, Dr. Lauren Love house call chiropractor that is..   Dr. Lauren Love is a house call chiropractor in Denver, CO whose passion is serving the pediatric community and bringing quality care to her patients in the comfort of their homes.  Chiropractic is all about removing stress from the…


Self Help Skills

Let’s Eat! 5 Tips for Mealtime Success!

Does your child prefer to eat their meal on the go and not sit at the table?   Do they prefer to finger feed instead of use utensils?   Want to know why you should throw away the sappy cup?   5 Tips for Mealtime     Take a look and make sure your child is sitting…


Development

What’s the Plan?

Does your child have difficulty learning or doing a new or unfamiliar task?  Does he appear clumsy, accident prone, or avoid participating in sports or other physical activities?  Does he have trouble coming up with new play ideas or knowing how to play with toys? Tend to choose the same play structure or activities or…



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Gross Motor Skills

Criss Cross Will Make You….

Crossing Midline is an important skill that will use everyday!  On the brain level, it is important to make sure the right and left sides of the brain are working and communicating together to coordinate learning and movement. On a physical level, when your child spontaneously crosses the midline with the dominant hand, then the dominant hand is…


Self Regulation

Guest Blog: Founder of Mindfulleigh, Leigh Biearman: Simple Strategies for Self Regulation

Five Easy and Effective Mindfulness and Breathing Exercises  for Self-Regulation 1. Mindful Listening with Bell  Ring a bell and ask your child to listen closely to the vibration of the ringing sound. Have them listen to the sound until they no longer hear the sound. You can try this exercise with eyes open and eyes closed…


Gross Motor Skills

Can you walk the “heel to toe” walk? Toe Walking in Children: Should You Be Concerned?

Many parents ask us what causes toe walking. Research does not pinpoint one specific cause. We want to share some potential reasons and 10 ways to help your child walk the “heel to toe” walk! Children who are diagnosed with neurological disorders like cerebral palsy or muscular distrophy may present with toe walking.   It is not uncommon to see your 2 or…


Sensory Processing

What is Interoception?

What is Interoception? This is our internal senses.  Any sensations that originate from within the body, like the feeling of hunger and thirst, sickness, sleep, heart rate, the feeling that one needs to use the bathroom, and managing your emotions proactively all stem from the sense of interoception. “The interoceptive sense relates to the sensory nerve cells innervating…


We are forever grateful to you for referring us to the class on FASD. Not only has it helped us learn so much, but we have been able to connect with some other people going through the same struggles! And we have connected with the one and only expert in this area in Colorado!

— Lara, Mother of Hailey (age 8)