Author: Cindy Utzinger

ADVICE: Why Does My Kid Struggle with Noise?

A few hours at a local pizza restaurant with singing animals on stage, screaming kids, and the incessant pings of arcade games is enough to put me over the edge. I can usually hold it together, but as soon as…

ADVICE: Why Does My Kid Struggle with Anxiety?

Our children’s fear and anxiety can often lead to behaviors that leave us scratching our heads and asking ourselves, “Why is my kid doing that?” Anxiety is easier to spot and diagnose, but sensory issues can get overlooked. That’s why…

ADVICE: Why Does My Kid Struggle with Transitions?

A child’s day is filled with transitions. They transition from sleep to wakefulness, from pajamas to clothes, from home to school and back home again, from playtime to mealtime, from quiet to loud, and from one activity to another. For…