The Morning Battle With The Sweatshirt: Living With Sensory Integration Disorder

Written By: Michelle, The Green-Mother...more

A Typical Day: Living with Sensory Integration Disorder

We have learned to adapt our daily routines according to the needs of Xavier and Liam. They both have been diagnosed with Sensory Integration Disorder. Xavier’s diagnosis was given by a psychologist.  Liam received his diagnosis by an Occupational Therapist. What is Sensory Integration Disorder?Sensory Integration Disorder: It is a neurological disorder that was discovered forty years ago by A. Jean Ayres, Ph.D., OTR.Symptoms of Sensory Integration Dysfunction may include (spd):...more

My Personal experience with The Gluten Free, Casein Free Diet

Our journey with the gluten-free, dairy- free diet came to life when Xavier started Kindergarten. At the time, Xavier was five years old. We received a phone call early in the school year from his teacher. She wanted to meet with us to discuss Xavier’s peculiar behaviors that he was exhibiting in the classroom and on the playground....more

Yes, we really are dairy Free

People look at me with disbelief sometimes when I tell them we longer consume dairy in our household. “Really? You don’t drink milk”?  No, we do not, I answer them. This was a decision that was made with much thoughtful research. After reading many useful articles and books, I found out why consuming dairy is not such a good thing....more