I was trying to explain compensation to a client the other day. I found myself relating to my own experiences to be the easiest and most neutral way to explain: I was an average child who grew up in the 1970s. I played outdoors in all weathers, possibly a lot more than the children… Continue reading Could you be compensating for baby reflexes?
Does your child sit in this position? This is known as "w-sitting", and you may or may not have heard that it's not a great position for the hips. Your child sits like this because they are comfortable sitting like this. However, I'm about to tell you what causes a child to sit like this,… Continue reading W-Sitting – what does it mean?
Sensory processing disorder. So common in our children. In fact, for most parents of neuro-diverse children, sensory processing difficulties are probably the first thing that they noticed as "different" from peers. Why do some children have sensory processing disorder? In brief, it's down to a differently wired brain. Quite simply, the part of the brain… Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder: How movement is the key to helping our children
Why do I have a photo of a dandelion featured on this blog post? Well, because the French for dandelion is pis-en-lit - literally "piss in bed", because dandelion is a natural diuretic. Bed wetting can continue into a child’s teens, and can cause stress when planning for activities, such as scout camps or school… Continue reading How to help your late bed wetter
I went along to a business networking meeting on Tuesday. I thought it would possibly be a good place to spread the word and also find people to help me with things like printing flyers, graphic design and perhaps even some social media help.What I wasn't prepared for was telling people what I "do" in… Continue reading So, what is it that I actually “do”?
It wakes everyone in the house up and is distressing to the child affected. It can continue into a child’s teens, and can cause stress when planning for activities, such as scout camps or school residential courses. What age should a child become dry at night? Night dryness, as you may already know, is not… Continue reading Late bed wetting: what can we do about it?