Back to School

The 2015-2016 school year is now upon us!  Below are 10 tips on how to have a successful and happy year…

  1. Be informed:  Meet the teachers, attend open houses, explore the school and classroom, ask questions
  2. Get and stay organized: Make sure you have all necessary school supplies, lay out clothes the

Combating Mid-day Tiredness

Ever wonder why you are so tired come that 3:00 hour?  You’re not alone, many people experience this same battle.  The culprit - your body’s natural “clock.” Usually about 8 hours after you get out of bed, your body’s core temp drops causing sudden drowsiness. Most likely, there are steps


Understanding Ergonomics: Tips for sitting properly at your desk

As we continue to focus on Occupational Therapy throughout the month of April, we wanted to share some important tips on Ergonomics and body positioning.  Enjoy!

What is ergonomics?

  • Ergonomics is the science of designing a person's environment so that it facilitates the highest level of function.
  • Good ergonomics prevent injury and promote health, safety, and comfort

Packing your child’s lunch appropriately

Mealtime can be a stressful time for everyone involved.  As parents, we want to ensure that our children are developing healthy habits even when we are not a part of every meal.  A great way to start teaching healthy habits/choices can be centered on packing your child’s lunch.  As with