Many of the parents in the THRIVE community have children in therapy. All children require a lot of attention and care, and all parents can get worn down and exhausted. Parents with children in … [Read more...] about Self-care for the Weary
Raquel Bondar, MS OTR is one of our occupational therapists at The Thrive Group. In addition to her working with girls who have attention/focusing and behavioral concerns in The Thrive Group, Raquel … [Read more...] about Homework… Help!
You’ve heard it said, “Siblings are your very first friends.” That saying is very much true, but often the direct opposite is true as well: “Siblings are your very first enemies.” It’s healthy and … [Read more...] about Fostering Friendliness Between Siblings
Would you like to find a reward system that really works? We found a technique that effectively serves as a reinforcement of connection, helps the child feel successful, and brings … [Read more...] about Rewards Focused on Connection
“Words, and how you say them are so important,” stated Tova Brown, OTR, during our interview. As I asked Tova questions about the concept of using words purposefully with our children, her (absolutely … [Read more...] about WORD POWER!
All summer they ran free. They crashed into bed at the end of the day and you felt good knowing that they ran, swam, biked or climbed all day long. They developed valuable physical capabilities and … [Read more...] about Preventing Outbursts and Meltdowns when Cooped Up Indoors
With the Holidays fast approaching, your shopping cart is going to start filling up. Here at The Thrive Group, we want to help you fill it with the best possible games and activities for the young … [Read more...] about Smart Gifting: Holiday Gift Guide for Kids