My daughter Charlotte is a chewer and a world-class fidgeter (in polite company, a ‘sensory seeker’). If you have a child with similar sensory issues, you may have found that there are a lot of ideas and products about to try. Here are the sensory toys that have worked for us.       1. The Chewbuddy Some parents and OTs talk about the Chewbuddy as though it is magic. It’s… View Post

Adoptive parenting: sometimes it feels as though you live in a parallel universe. I don’t think most people realise that this is our reality: frequently dysregulated and violent children; a lack of support; and after having tried everything you can possibly think of, still feeling helpless to make anything change for the better. And still they rage. The door This was our bedroom door at 9.45 this morning (Saturday). We… View Post