Sensory Processing

How to Know if Your Child is Overstimulated and What to Do About It!

The holiday season can be filled with excitement, family gatherings, parties, school concerts, trips to see Santa, vacations, and lots of presents and new toys….

BUT, it is important to recognize how challenging this time of year can be for babies and kids. It is very easy for babies, and kids, alike to get over-stimulated (and who's kidding who, us adults as well!).

Help! My Child Won't Sleep!

We ALL need sleep, so when our child is not sleeping, it affects the whole family!

As parents we are somewhat prepared for the sleep exhaustion that comes along with a newborn, but what we struggle with is when our babies won’t nap, seem to fight falling asleep, need the comfort of mom/dad next to them to fall and stay asleep, nurse for hours before bedtime and during the night,  needing to be rocked/bounced/shushed to sleep, and/or the 3am ‘party/play-time’.  And those struggles become even harder when our 6+ month old, or even toddler, is still not ‘sleeping through the night’.