Entries by jonikidpt

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 […]

The Benefits of Yoga for You and Your Child

by Katherine Maloney, DPT Yoga has gained a lot of attention in the last few years and it’s easy to see why. There are so many benefits to doing yoga, for your body and your mind. Yoga can be good for you, your kids, and the whole family together! Plus it’s never too young to […]

Fun NJ Fall Activities for Everyone!

by Katherine Maloney, DPT With it officially being Fall, I thought it would be fun to talk about some of our (the Kid PT Staff’s) favorite fall activities! Not only will we be sharing our favorite fall activities but where you can go do them too.  Joni did not have to think hard when I […]

Tummy Time

by Anjali Fortna, PT, DPT What is Tummy Time? “Tummy time” is the time during the day that an infant spends on his or her tummy. Because it is typically recommended that a baby sleep flat on her back during all naps and overnight sleep, it is important to give baby time in other positions […]

I DID IT ALL BY MYSELF!

by Wendy Canary, PT “A parent’s job is never done!” SO true! A parent changes ‘hats’ all day long…chef, chauffeur, calendar keeper, housekeeper, personal assistant… the list of all the things we do in a day can go on and on.  One of the most important roles we have as parents is teacher. Children watch […]