Having kids with fine motor difficulties, shoe tying has been a bit of a blessing and a bit of a curse. It has been a blessing because they finally learned HOW and were ABLE to get them tight enough that they stayed tied.
It has officially begun. Not summer, yet, but our break from therapies. I felt like they were handing us the Golden Ticket when D1’s OT said, “You guys need to have a break. Enjoy the summer together as a family and don’t worry about therapies. You deserve it.” Ten years of therapies. 10 years of […]
“When was the last time you guys took a break from therapies?” His OT asked me this question, and I hadn’t really thought about it before. “Never,” I replied, “we’ve been at this 2-3 times a week for 10 years.” Wow. The realization hit me pretty hard after I said it. We have literally been […]
D1 is 9 now. “Nine and a HALF”, as he would correct me. He had his annual OT Evaluation last Monday, and we got good news! His OT has discharged him from individual OT again, for a while.
All of you notebookers out there, I’m looking for suggestions. I have tons of notebooking supplies, pages, pens, glue, and the kids each have a notebook. I love how notebooks turn out, even by the youngest kids, because they are invested in the end result. They remember what they learn when they produce something for […]