Child Development Specialist

& Sleep Therapist



July 12, 2019

Sensory activities can be extremely beneficial for all preschool children, but they are of particular value for children with autism. When engaging in these activities my goal is stimulate all of the five senses – touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing.

In a home treat...

February 18, 2017

When toddlers wean from bottles or nursing, food is their main source of nutrition, so it is understandable that parents will become stressed when children start refusing once loved foods. Parents often start out with the best intentions but the uncertainty of whether...

December 18, 2015

  1. Is the world a friendly and nurturing place that I am allowed to express emotions without restriction?

  2. Can I trust other human beings to recognize, understand and honor our needs?

  3. Will I be heard or pacified and fed instead?

I get a lot of qu...

October 27, 2015

Hi All,


I feel like I have been a little absent from blogging and writing of late, I promise it's for a good cause. Truth is I have been taking time out to nurture my pregnancy after a painful loss last year.


This time around I was forced to slow down, take some me tim...

February 3, 2015

Biting is a very common behavior among toddlers, the actual act of biting happens when a child finds himself coping with challenges that are "too big" for him to make sense of at that given moment. Some examples would be frustration, a lack of ability to communicate a...

December 18, 2014

בסדנא לגיל 7-10  חודשים נתייחס לכל תינוק לפי השלב שבו הוא נמצא 


המפגשים בנויים כך שאפשר לבדוק דרך תרגילם כיפים את כל שלבי התפתחות עד כו נושאים בתוכנית: זחילה, תרגילים לעודד מעבר לישיבה, מפגש חוויתי עם אור וקול ועוד


מהו הגיל בו מתהווה ישיבה ?  בין גיל 7 חודשים ל- 1...

December 18, 2014


עוד בזמן הריון אנו יכולים לראות איך העובר מגיב למגע כאשר אימו מלטפת את ביטנה, המגע ראשוני של התינוק עם העולם הוא בזמן היניקה מאימו, לכן בזמן זה על האם להיות רגועה ושלווה, להקדישאת כולה להנקה, להתרכז ברגע מופלא זה של החיבור עם התינוק, ללטפו, להרגיש אותו, את חום גופו, פ...

October 6, 2014

Did you know that their feet have been developing way before standing?


As soon as they start kicking, wriggling, crawling, grabbing and sucking their toes the feet are starting to develop. This is why I say keep those feet free and active, not restricted by tight boote...

August 21, 2014

I get asked frequently about iron and calorie intake for babies and children I will start with Iron. Sufficient iron intake is vital for healthy neurological development. Eating red meat and organ meat are the most efficient ways to get iron, but for vegans, obviously,...

August 11, 2014

Why teething pain is worse at night? Every wondered why a baby plays happily drooling during the day but at night he/she seems distressed or in pain?

During the night the nerve and pulp chamber inflame sending off a throbbing pain into the jaw, base of skull and even...

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