Entries by LibbyGalin

5 Yoga Activities to Help Your Child Calm Down

As a yoga instructor, parent and teacher, I have seen the benefits of yoga for kids time and time again. Yoga is a fantastic way to help all children relax, work out the wiggles and find a sense of calm.  It can be an even more beneficial tool for children with ADHD or other attention […]

North Shore Pediatric Therapy Opening in Lincolnwood and Evanston

North Shore Pediatric Therapy, Chicagoland’s only full service, multidisciplinary pediatric therapy practice is excited to announce the opening of their 5th and 6th clinic locations in Lincolnwood and Evanston this fall! North Shore Pediatric Therapy has helped nearly 8000 children blossom to their ultimate potential since opening their doors with one clinic in 1999 (see […]

Strategies and Resources for Your Child’s Reading Disability

Approximately 3-6% of school-aged children struggle with a reading disability.  This begins to impact students as early as kindergarten and continues to create difficulties across subjects as the child progresses through school.  At NSPT we are frequently asked for recommendations to help students with reading difficulties, both in the classroom and at home.  Below is […]

Infant Feeding: When Your Baby Is Turning One Year Old

Your baby is a year old- what a milestone! At this time, along with many other developmental changes you’re probably witnessing, baby is ready for some advancement at mealtimes as well.  Here are the next steps as toddlerhood begins: At one year old, transition to cow’s milk or other milk alternative, if your baby meets […]

Debunking Dyslexia Myths

Dyslexia is a word that often stirs up fear and misunderstanding. In addition, it is awash in myths. Often, people think of a person with Dyslexia as an individual who confuses b’s and d’s or reads backwards. Others may think of a troubled reader who is confused by basic letters.  This simplistic and incorrect understanding […]

Fun, Free Father’s Day Activities

With Father’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to think about how the kids can celebrate that great guy in their lives: Dad.  For those of you looking to honor Dad without breaking the bank, consider these  fun, free and meaningful activities that kids and dads can do together this Father’s Day. Fun, Free […]