Health and Wellness

What the heck is proprioceptive input?

We hadn’t had OT concerns for Elijah until I noticed he responded to big hugs and squeezes when he was frustrated and agitated.  I started by just rubbing his feet when he was upset, and I could immediately feel his body relax. I started doing a little research.  I found something called proprioceptive input.  As I read about it, I…

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Education

Finding the “right” way to teach them how to read

We have felt completely overwhelmed at times about finding the right way to teach Elijah how to read.  He worked with a tutor at Gigi’s Playhouse and we were taught some great techniques to use to get him started, but we just weren’t sure how to put it all together.  I was putting random activities together that definitely seemed to…

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Health and Wellness

Could homeopathy be the answer?

I have learned so much over the last year about how to keep my kids healthy, balanced, strong and rested.  We have used supplements and herbs to support their systems, but we didn’t understand the importance of helping the body to find it’s balance and function as it is designed to do.  We started using homeopathy with Payton for teething…

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Health and Wellness

Finding some answers

Have you ever looked back and said, “Wow, now I get why that person has been such an important part of my life”?  Well, we’ve been feeling that way lately about our friends, Jen and Chad Miller.  I worked with Chad for 16 years and grew to know his wife well throughout the years.  He was my “work big brother”…

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