Miriam talks about The Parent-Child Dance: A Guide to Help You Understand and Shape Your Child's Behavior in this musical book trailer. … [Read more...] about Video: The Parent-Child Dance Book Trailer 2
In this video, Miriam Manela talks about Andy, a client who couldn't sit still and also had problems expressing himself, especially when he was feeling strong emotions. Miriam discusses the … [Read more...] about Andy Just Couldn’t Sit Still…Even In The Classroom
SPECIAL TO IMAMOTHER.COM: An Interview with pediatric behavior specialist, Miriam Manela, OTR, founder of Thrive Occupational Therapy and author of The Parent-Child Dance: A Guide to Help you … [Read more...] about Special To Imamother: Interview With Miriam Manela
Let me start by saying I do not like putting kids in boxes. Each child is unique, an individual, and a miracle in their own right. But there are some common behavior challenges that once identified, … [Read more...] about Is Your Child One Of These Four Behavior Types?
Does your child “pick up” on your stressful emotions and negative feelings? Are you worried about your child's reaction to your stress? While it's true that not every child is sensitive to their … [Read more...] about Mom–Is Your Child Picking Up On Your Stress?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI-izTiTa9M Dear Friends, Welcome to the launch of my newly published book, The Parent-Child Dance, which was over a year in the making. It's the first … [Read more...] about The Parent-Child Dance: A Guide to Help You Understand And Shape Your Child’s Behavior
No parent is perfect! In this brief video, Miriam Manela reminds us how important it is to accept ourselves. … [Read more...] about Three Things You Can Do To Accept Yourself As A Parent (Video)
Picky eating is a familiar issue for many parents and kids. There are a few reasons children may not want to eat what you’re dishing up, and sensory sensitivity is one I encounter frequently in my … [Read more...] about Six Ways To Get Your Picky Child To Eat More Kinds Of Foods
You can help your child (and yourself) transition more smoothly to back-to-school mornings if you follow the simple tips in this video by Miriam Manela at Thrive Occupational Therapy. … [Read more...] about How To Make Back-to-School Mornings Go More Smoothly