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4 Warning Signs That Your Child Has a Mental Health Disorder

4 Warning Signs That Your Child Has a Mental Health Disorder

Children go through changes in their behaviors and attitudes that are often brushed off as being a passing stage. However, sometimes these common phrases may actually mask some signs of mental illness. Parents are able to reduce the severity of a child’s mental illness by acknowledging common warning signs and seeking the necessary help. ParentsRead more about 4 Warning Signs That Your Child Has a Mental Health Disorder[…]

5 Activities for Engaging Autistic Children

5 Activities for Engaging Autistic Children

Keeping an autistic child entertained can be difficult at times. These children often have sensory sensitivities or special needs that present unique challenges at playtime. By choosing the right activities, though, you can keep an autistic child happy and engaged for hours. Try these five fun, sensory-based activities to help an autistic child have funRead more about 5 Activities for Engaging Autistic Children[…]

You Don’t Have to Be Big to Be Strong – Small and Mighty Like Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center #FloatingHospital #Toughlings #IC #ad

You Don’t Have to Be Big to Be Strong – Small and Mighty Like Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center #FloatingHospital #Toughlings #IC #ad

This post was sponsored by Floating Hospital for Children as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. Thank you for supporting brands that support my blog. If you’ve been around ButeauFull Chaos for a while you probably already know how much I love Boston from it’s history to the Bruins to amazing pediatric medicalRead more about You Don’t Have to Be Big to Be Strong – Small and Mighty Like Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center #FloatingHospital #Toughlings #IC #ad[…]

How to Help your Children who are Struggling with their Eyesight

How to Help your Children who are Struggling with their Eyesight

Eye sight is precious, and sometimes children’s eyesight issues go unnoticed or are lumped under another problem. If you notice anything out of the ordinary, such as your child expressing an unusual amount of frustration, only being able to read while using a guiding finger, excessively rubbing eyes, or exhibiting frequent headaches or watery eyes,Read more about How to Help your Children who are Struggling with their Eyesight[…]

How Equine Therapy Can Help Children with Autism

How Equine Therapy Can Help Children with Autism

For years, the bond between man and animal has proven to be effective for healing. Horses are used by physical, speech and occupational therapists to help reach their patients on a personal level using what is known as ‘hippotherapy’. Children with autism have been known to greatly benefit from equine therapy due to the rangeRead more about How Equine Therapy Can Help Children with Autism[…]

Struggling Students: How Parents can Help their Kids do Better in School

Struggling Students: How Parents can Help their Kids do Better in School

Education is important to every parent raising a child. Every parent wants their children to do well. Most children, especially children who are given a good foundation from the onset, do very well in school and only have issues on specific concepts as they develop from grade to grade. Unfortunately, this is not the caseRead more about Struggling Students: How Parents can Help their Kids do Better in School[…]

Bibliotherapy: Teaching Executive Functioning Skills Using Children’s Books #GuestPost

Bibliotherapy: Teaching Executive Functioning Skills Using Children’s Books #GuestPost

As a reader of The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids with Executive Functioning Difficulties I am pleased to share the following guest post with you, written by one of it’s authors, Dr. Jim Forgan. As a parent of an extremely impulsive disorganized child, I’m especially fond of the advice offered in the book as wellRead more about Bibliotherapy: Teaching Executive Functioning Skills Using Children’s Books #GuestPost[…]