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Here’s a list of books for kids about divorce. I use these in play therapy and recommend them to parents when the family is going through a divorce. If you have some to add, please leave a comment below! The … Continue reading
When I entered into the blogging world in the summer of 2011 I was first introduced to the world of water beads. An amazing substance of gel-like beads that grow or shrink depending how much water they are with … … Continue reading
One of the things I have really enjoyed about being part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids is finding authors I haven’t read before and discovering how I can incorporate sharing these books with the kids I work with … Continue reading
This post is written in response to the “Finish The Sentence Friday Blog Hop (FTSF #4) hosted by Janine @ Janine’s Confessions of a Mommyaholic and Kate @ Can I Get Another Bottle of Whine with My Morning Quiet Time. I plan to “finish the sentence” … Continue reading
Why Kids Should Play with Baby Dolls (yes, even boys!) – a collaborative post with Mama OT and Playing with Words 365
I’m very excited to share that I have a collaborative post up today over at Mama OT! Christie (Mama OT) who is a pediatric Occupational Therapist, Katie (Playing with Words 365) who is a speech therapist, and I wrote about … Continue reading
Spoon, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal … Is a nice way to talk to children about jealousy and, in turn, being thankful for our own uniqueness and personal gifts. Check out this great activity from Coffee Cups and Crayons. Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes … Continue reading
I wasn’t familiar with the Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s books before exploring her work during the Virtual Book Club for Kids this month. After reading through every title by her that I could get at my public library I recognized that … Continue reading
I feel that one of my most important tasks as a play therapist (and a mom) is to help children understand, cope with, and express their feelings. In my 13 years of working therapeutically with children I have come across … Continue reading
This is a piece of cardboard that is hung above the couch in my play therapy room. It started as a plain, white piece of cardboard. But slowly it is developing into a piece of art. I am using it … Continue reading