Bedtime Routines

bedtime routines for children

Thriving, Not Just Surviving, The Holidays

how to thrive, not just survive, the holidays

Hypermobility in Children

hypermobility in children

Feeding Fiasco

When to Worry about your child’s picky eating or feeding difficulties

Potty Accidents

find out why your child might be having accidents

Halloween Activity

Halloween stickers

Introducing Foods to Babies

Strategies for successful transitioning baby to solid food

Infant Massage

benefits of infant massage for you and your baby

W Sitting Alternatives

w sitting alternatives

Successful Classroom Set-up

Classroom Set-up: Success for every child

My Kid Keeps Hitting

hitting and other undesired behaviors

Breast Engorgement

Breastfeeding engorgement

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Benefits of breastfeeding for baby, mom, and society

Learning to Play Games

Learn to play games with your child

Wrapping Presents for all Abilities

Scaffolding how you wrap presents to make the unwrapping process by your child easier and more fun for everyone!

Gift Guide 2020

A Gift Guide compiled by our therapists at BDI Playhouse specifically for your child. It's an easy-to-use resource for all celebrations. 

Twas’ The Night Before… Let’s Go to Sleep

How to help your child get better sleep at night

BDI Staff’s Holiday Traditions

read about our BDI staff's holiday traditions and how they plan to celebrate with their families


How to make Turkey Time (Thanksgiving) a successful holiday for your entire family

Spooky Speech

Spooky speech activities

How is a Developmental Optometrist Evaluation Different than a Vision Test?

When to See a Developmental Optometrist

How Can I Get My Child to Talk?

how to get my child to talk

Language Development in Children

Here are the top 3 recommendations we make to increase language

Busting Behavior Challenges: Behavior Management Strategies

When your child is displaying persistent negative behaviors, there are a few strategies you can take to get back on track.

How does Posture Impact Scoliosis?

how scoliosis is impacted by posture

Movements to avoid: Modified exercises for Scoliosis

Movements to Avoid for Children and Teens with Scoliosis

I can wash my hands all by myself!

Teaching your child how to wash their hands can be accomplished in a few easy steps

Improve Children’s Posture – 5 Easy Exercises

5 exercises to improve children’s posture

Considering E-Learning Summer School? Find success with 3 simple tips!

3 easy tips to help you and your child maximize the benefits and your time while completing E-learning activities

Why Tummy Time is Important

Tummy time is important for your baby's development. Here are the top 7 reasons why you should be incorporating tummy time into your baby's routine.

Starting Potty Training

Ready to start potty training your child? Here are 6 ideas to do before you start the process of potty training.

Understanding Your Explanation of Benefits (EOB) for Pediatric Therapy

Understanding your Explanation of Benefits (EOB) for child's Speech, Occupational or Physical Therapy can help you avoid unexpected out of pocket expenses.

The Difference Between Co-pay, Co-insurance, Deductible and Out-of-Pocket

Understanding co-pay, co-insurance, deductible and out-of-Pocket costs on Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

Falling Asleep and Staying Asleep 

Did you know that kids typically need at least 12 hours of sleep each night? Sleep is important to help improve focus and brain function! But what if your tot won’t fall asleep or stay asleep?

How to Support Siblings of Special Needs Kids

How to support siblings of special need kids

Is Your Child Ready to Ride? The Do’s and Don’ts of Teaching Bike Riding

Bike riding is a pleasure, a privilege, and a confidence builder for our kids! Is your child ready for bike riding? Get tips to teach them how!

When in quarantine, keep your kids in routine!

When in quarantine, keep your kids in routine!

Potty Training Problems? 5 Strategies to Help your Child Avoid Bladder or Bowel “Accidents” 

Potty Training Trouble? 5 Strategies to Help your Child Avoid Bladder or Bowel “Accidents”

How Sign Helps Babies Learn Language

How Sign Helps Babies Learn Language

Winter Blues? GET UP AND MOVE!

Winter Blues? Get Up and Move

Be Your Child’s Best Valentine

Be Your Child's Best Valentine

Fixing a Flat (baby head): What is Plagiocephaly and what can I do to correct it?

Provides an explanation of plagiocephaly with ideas to correct a baby's flat head.

Drop-Off: My Child Cries and I Want to Too!

My child cries at drop-off- What can a parent do?

Pacifier Weaning

Every parent who has a child who loves their pacifier dreads the day when it's time to start pacifier weaning.  8 ideas to help you navigate this transition.

Why my Picky Eater Won’t Eat Your Cranberry Sauce

PIcky eating and sitting still at the table is never harder than during the holidays.

Do Babies Really Need to Crawl?

Do Babies Really Need to Crawl? Your baby will use this important skill later for play activities like catching and throwing, learning tasks in the classroom, and even driving!

Sit Smart, Not Still – Best Seating for Classrooms

Like adults, kids need to be comfortable and “situated” in order to attend, especially in circle time at school. Sometimes, finding comfortable and focus-inducing seating requires creativity and flexibility!