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  • Read & play activity Month 16: Top 10 Toddler Sensory Activities for your 16 month old (7/15/2015) - "Far far away, east of California, we touched down in scenic Colorado. I hear mountains here soar right into the sky. I looked out the plane's window for final confirmation. Wheels down. Flaps down. Yap, touch down. No, I wasn't flying the plane but I certainly was Frontier's youngest passenger today. I have a feeling Read More
  • Josh climbing on a ladder Month 18: Top 10 Sensory Activities for your 18 month old (9/16/2015) - Ladies and gentleman please prepare for landing at Playground Airport. Local time is play-time and the temperature is moderately pleasant for kids. For your safety and comfort, I will remain seated with my seat belt fastened until captain mom turns off the fasten seat belt sign. This will indicate that we have parked at the playground and that it Read More
  • Josh crawling at Googleplex Exploring outdoors: Sensory Experiences at your fingertips (4/29/2015) - The outdoors are abundant with endless sensory experiences. Only when I stopped and focused did I realize its deeper application to a better sensory lifestyle for our children. Hence this blog post on exploring the outdoors. So what can you explore outdoors? Everything! from parks to playgrounds to beaches. Anything that takes you out and lets you feel that Read More
  • Magical Bridge Playground Magical Bridge Playground Review (5/10/2015) - Playgrounds are so much fun! They also provide many great benefits! A recent family outing to the new inclusive Magical Bridge playground in Palo Alto (CA) inspired me to write a post about playgrounds. As I go through describing the many fun things that you can do in the Magical Bridge playground, I will be Read More
  • Josh in a car Month 5: Top 10 Sensory Activities for your 5 month old (12/1/2015) - Josh's 5 month story: The dew lifted from the track as the sun rays peeked over the Californian mountains. There was a buzz of energy in the air. I'm pretty sure I could smell rubber warming up before the big race. Such is the life of a race car driver. Dad lowered me into a Read More
  • At the airport Traveling with your Toddler: 20 Activity Tips when flying (7/22/2015) - Flying solo can be stressful. All the organization and stress can be overwhelming. Flying with a toddler is much more stressful. You now have an additional headcount to take care of. One that might not reason yet that well and often wants to run in their own direction. Yap, your little bundle of joy. You will find Read More
  • Josh playing in Australian ocean What is Sensory Processing? (7/6/2015) - Amongst the green hills of a sunny Californian summer, there is an ecstatic farmer. He goes by the name Barry. Barry opens the doors to his fruit farm every weekend to let the local kids run free and enjoy the fresh berries. This morning, as Barry starts to open the gate, a boy named Josh storms Read More
  • Josh painting with fruit Month 19: Top 10 Sensory Activities for your 19 month old (10/2/2015) - The day was young ... mom lead me through a forrest towered by giants, the sequoias. Big things lay ahead of me. This was going to be a big day for me. As the trees cleared I saw it... it called for me from a distance... come Joshua... pour some water on me... and splash! Read More
  • Tummy time at 5 months How to: Newborn Tummy Time (4/18/2015) - Tummy time... Some babies don't mind it. Some babies have big issues with it. Either way you will find out clear and loud what preference your baby has. As an OT (Occupational Therapist), I have taught the technique outlined in this post to many new moms with great results. Their little bundle of joy turning into tolerable tummy explorers. Read More
  • Top 10 sensory activities for your newborn (4/13/2015) - Hello world! My name is Josh or at least I believe that’s what it is as my mom and dad keep calling me that. I was a little stressed when I got my eviction notice. It was a friendly notice that it's time to meet mom and dad face to face. I must say, the Read More