DIY Sensory Gak

Tessa BowersADHD, Autism, DIY, Essential Oils, Sensory Processing Disorder

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Coming on the tail end of summer, Momma’s are weary and kiddos think they are bored. Enter Sensory Play.  The use of sensory play can assist your child with touching, smelling and playing with the texture in an environment with little expectation.  It can also help to build nerve connections in the brain and encourages the development of motor skills.  The perfect tool for all neuro and non-neurotypical … Read More

This thing called parenting…

Tessa BowersADHD, Autism, Life

Dance how you want to dance

Life is ever evolving but when you add parenting to the mix, suddenly you feel like you are on one of those loop-t-loop roller coasters. I used to be the mom of a child with sensory processing disorder with fine and gross motor development concerns.  I’ll be honest, this was hard, frustrating, and lonely. Last week that changed. Over the … Read More

Grief…

Tessa BowersLife

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Grief….. It doesn’t get better, it never does, it just gets different. Do you have a day or a week in your life that you wish you could skip or fast forward through?  I do.  It used to be just today, March 22.  But 6 years ago we added March 24 to the week and if it wasn’t for my … Read More

Sensory Overload is no Joke

Tessa BowersLife, Sensory Processing Disorder

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Sensory processing disorder is no joke friends.  Just when you think you’re on top of it and have your tool box all set for anything thrown your way, something new rears its ugly head. This morning I woke my daughter as usual in preparation for school.  I opened the blinds, turned the white noise maker off, turned the diffuser off, … Read More

New Year, New Me

Tessa BowersLife

2018 New YearGoals

Happy New Year!  It’s the time of year where you are supposed to sit down and make your goals for the year, choose your one word, declutter the house, and create your vision board. 365 clean pieces of paper to write your story on.  Well now its 362 days. Lately I’m having a hard enough time just making it through … Read More

Car Chronicles Chapter 1

Tessa BowersCar Chronicles

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Every morning in the car on the way to school, my daughter comes up with some random question. And I’m not talking, whats the weather momma.  I’m talking deep, hurt your head, life discussions. Last week we discussed Merlot. Again. He comes up a lot in conversation. At least once a week, if not more.   Who is Merlot you … Read More