Sometimes we parents can get bogged down in the notion that the teaching of our children must be done by professionals. Parents of children with special needs are particularly vulnerable to this idea since children with special needs often have to learn and develop quite differently than children with typical needs. This series centers around the idea that learning can and does occur most effectively through everyday life experiences at home and out in the community--for children with both typical and special needs.
If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, then you know that we have been bombarded by virus after virus after virus this season. We don't seem to get over one before another has started. Some are mild and we rock right along and others just knock us down.
The latest virus is of the knockdown variety but I'm glad to be getting some relief from today's trip to the doctor so that I am able to put up the weekly post.
This week I want to remind you what's most important about Life is Therapy. It's about the connection. The more you are connected to your kiddo, the more you can enter his/her world and see what interests them and use that to teach them skills they need for the world around them. And sometimes having that connection means it's time to drop everything, throw a blanket and some pillows on the floor and just snuggle....
*Yes, he is so tall that his feet reach down to my knees but when he is sick, he thinks he is still just a tiny baby* laying on his Mama’s chest. *Yes, I am aware that he was never a tiny baby.
Recent Life is Therapy Posts can be found at:
Boring is Good
TV is not the Enemy
The Grocery Store
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Now it's your turn to participate. This is where we share our ideas and stories with one another. We're all in this together. Let's laugh together, motivate one another, and stimulate each others ideas. If you have a blog, create your own "life is therapy" post and link to the specific post in the Mr. Linky below. If you don't have a blog just leave a comment with your life is therapy story.