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Why may my child be referred to an Occupational Therapist?

Q. My pediatrician mentioned the possibility of referring my 2-year-old to a pediatric occupational therapist at his last well-child visit. She did not give many details, but said that she wanted to keep an eye on certain skills before making the referral. What does a pediatric occupational therapist do and why may a child this age be referred to one? A. This is a great question! Unfortunately, there are times when medical professionals refer parents to different specialists without giving a ...

Anxiety over switching daycares

Our two-year-old son has gone to the same daycare since he was four-months-old. We picked it for its great location, caring atmosphere, high rating and overall good vibe. Then we moved 30  minutes across town, and because we love the daycare so much (as does our son) we kept him there despite the commute. I still work close to the daycare so he and I drive at least 30 minutes (on a good day) from home to school. But with the Fortify I-40/440 Rebuild Project causing delays, the commute has ...

Stepping Back: My tips to refresh and refocus this spring

Spring is finally here! The green trees, beautiful blooms, and endless sunshine instantly improve my mood! I have welcomed the change in scenery and weather for several reasons: one being that I can save time in the mornings by not having to put on a coat, hat, scarf, and gloves. I struggled with my work/life balance during the first couple of months of 2016. Somehow, I let the combination of holiday fog and the pressure of growing my business get to me. I was overwhelmed and I didn't ...