Spinning Toys: Fun and Functional

Spinning Toys: Fun and Functional

Spinning Toys: Fun and Functional By Katie Briggs, MSPT, CIMT2, CPMT Kid-Approved (A Treatment Room Favorite) If you’ve been in my treatment room, you’ve likely seen them: Spinning Toys. From three months to three years, spinning toys, particularly those with suction...
We Love Baby Feet!

We Love Baby Feet!

Aren’t they just so cute and squishy? And guess what? Babies love their feet too! Why does that make this physical therapist’s heart so happy? Because we can use that love to our advantage. When babies play with their feet, the benefits are amazing! They learn that...
Toy Recommendations from Katie’s Corner

Toy Recommendations from Katie’s Corner

Indestructible Books:Allow for babies to “read” books on their terms, which include pulling hard on the pages and sticking them in their mouth. Littles also love the feel of the pages and the sound they make. Good for visual stimulation, reaching practice, and...
Why Crawling is Important for Your Baby’s Development

Why Crawling is Important for Your Baby’s Development

By Katie Briggs, MSPT, CIMT2, CPMT, CKTP Recent Confusion In 2022, for the first time in 20 years, the CDC updated its list of developmental milestones. They Eliminated 216 of them, including crawling. This decision left parents confused. One question they’ve asked:...