Entries by jonikidpt

KidPT‌ ‌Staff‌ ‌Picks‌: Read Across America!

We love Dr. Suess at Kid PT!  We have two quotes on our walls that we love to look at every day! Read Across America ‌is‌ ‌this‌ ‌week‌ ‌so‌ ‌I‌ ‌thought‌ ‌it‌ ‌would‌ ‌be‌ ‌fun‌ ‌to‌ ‌ask‌ ‌our‌ ‌staff‌ ‌to share their favorite Dr. Suess book!  ‌ Sue: Green Eggs & Ham! Her son used […]

KidPT Staff Picks Favorite Fairy Tales

 National Fairy Tale Day is this week so I thought it would be fun to ask our staff what their favorite fairy tale is to celebrate! Fairy Tales are such a fun and classic way to engage kids in reading and storytelling, and most of us have been hearing these stories since we were little […]

Heart Healthy Tips

February is heart month and here are some heart tips from us to you! Heart health is so important for all of us: from kids to adults alike. Our heart health affects all other systems in our body, including our ability to move our bodies. Keeping your heart healthy takes a good diet, regular exercise, […]

Bath Safety, Positioning, and Fun!

by Katherine Maloney, PT, DPT January is officially National Bath Safety Month! We figured what better excuse to bring you some tips for safety, positioning, and, of course, fun!  Bath safety is really important, and so it’s good to have a few reminders to stay on top of safety during bath time. Did you know […]

How to write SMART goals for the New Year !

by Katherine Maloney, PT, DPT It’s the time of year when everyone starts talking about their big New Year’s resolutions. But did you know that less than 25% of people keep their goals past the month of January? Keeping goals and following through is a hard task for anyone, so what can you do to […]

Fun (and EASY!) Winter Crafts

Winter break is coming up and I know outside of the family festivities you are going to have some time that you’re going to look for ways to keep the kids busy! Here are some fun (and EASY!) crafts that the kids will love. We would love to see the finished products! Paper Roll Snowman […]

This Year’s PT Approved Toy Guide!

With the holidays right around the corner we know that finding the best toys to gift your kids is important. We have gathered our favorite PT-approved toys to keep your kids moving all year long!  For Balance and Coordination: Scooter: a classic that works single leg balance and strength! Balance bike: a fun transitional toy, […]

HOPE

I was asked about hope.  It hit me that HOPE is something that surrounds me everyday.  Sometimes I am witnessing it and other times I am offering it. Check out this article on Up Journey all about HOPE!!! Scroll down till you see my photo if you want to read my contribution and THANK YOU […]