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Sensory Processing Disorder and Halloween

By Jennie Shafer / last year

Sensory Processing Disorder and Halloween Halloween is an exciting time for kids with the candy, costumes, and staying up late! Heck, it’s a fun time for adults too! But if your child struggles with sensory processing disorder (SPD) or sensory sensitivities, it can become a real nightmare. In a nutshell, SPD is when someone struggles […]

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Right or Left?

By Jennie Shafer / a couple of years ago

Right or Left? “I guess that means she’s going to be left handed?” Is what the daycare teacher said today when I asked if she had noticed a child only using her left hand. Her mom said the same thing when I called her attention to the lack of using the other side.   Red Flag! Red […]

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But My Baby Doesn’t Have Teeth Yet!

By Jennie Shafer / a couple of years ago

But My Baby Doesn’t Have Teeth Yet!   But they will one day! You’ve got to clean your baby’s mouth! It has to be done. End of story! How? Get a soft, damp cloth and use it to gently rub the baby’s gums and tongue, at least 1x a day.     That’s it. That […]