Glass Straws on Amazon

I use these straws with my Glass Tumbler also listed on today’s website under Amazon Products!  A great BPA-Free option!


Ello Tidal Glass Tumbler with Lid and Straw on Amazon

I have been personally using this glass (the blue one) for a few weeks now.  But, I purchased the glass straws also listed on my website today to use with it instead of the plastic straw it comes with.

It is also an Amazon Prime deal today (July 16th, 2018)!! I’m getting another one!


Are BPA Free Products Safe Episode 76

On this episode, I discuss current research on the health effects of eating and drinking out of BPA and BPA-Free products.

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BPA Free Food Containers

“BPA May Affect the Developing Brain by Disrupting Gene Regulation.” ScienceDaily, ScienceDaily, 25 Feb. 2013, www.sciencedaily.com
/releases/2013/02/130225153122.htm.
Science Daily Article

Environ Health Perspect 121:352–358
(2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1205826 [Online 17 January 2013]
Blake, Mariah, et al. “Those BPA-Free Plastics You Thought Were Safe? Think Again.” Mother Jones, 24 June 2017, www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/03/tritan-certichem-eastman-bpa-free-plastic-safe/.
“Repropedia.” Folliculogenesis | Repropedia, www.repropedia.org/hyperploidy.
CBS News. “FDA Bans BPA from Baby Bottles, Sippy Cups.” CBS News, CBS Interactive, 17 July 2012, www.cbsnews.com/news/fda-bans-bpa-from-baby-bottles-sippy-cups/.
CBS News. “FDA Bans BPA from Baby Bottles, Sippy Cups.” CBS News, CBS Interactive, 17 July 2012, www.cbsnews.com/news/fda-bans-bpa-from-baby-bottles-sippy-cups/.
  1. Bisphenol A Exposure Causes Meiotic Aneuploidy in the Female Mouse

    Hunt, Patricia A. et al.
    Current Biology , Volume 13 , Issue 7 , 546 – 553

    BPA Mice Study

“BPA and BPS (Substitute for BPA) Affect Embryonic Brain Development in Zebrafish: Low Levels of Chemicals Linked to Hyperactivity.” ScienceDaily, ScienceDaily, 12 Jan. 2015, www.sciencedaily.com
/releases/2015/01/150112154606.htm.
Landing, The Soft. “Plastic Drinking Straws (and 6 Better Alternatives).” The Soft Landing®, 15 June 2018, thesoftlanding.com/drinking-straws-getting-to-the-bottom-of-it/.
Gibson, Kate. “Why Won’t McDonald’s Ban Plastic Straws in the U.S.?” CBS News, CBS Interactive, 24 May 2018, www.cbsnews.com/news/why-mcdonalds-wont-ban-plastic-straws/.
Houck, Brenna. “Why the World Is Hating on Plastic Straws Right Now.” Eater, Eater, 12 July 2018, www.eater.com/2018/7/12/17555880/plastic-straws-environment-pollution-banned-alternatives-ocean-sea-turtle-viral-video.
Hinterthuer, Adam. “Just How Harmful Are Bisphenol A Plastics?” Scientific American, 1 Sept. 2008, www.scientificamerican.com/article/just-how-harmful-are-bisphenol-a-plastics/.
Bilbrey, Jenna. “BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous.” Scientific American, 11 Aug. 2014, www.scientificamerican.com/article/bpa-free-plastic-containers-may-be-just-as-hazardous/.

Sensory Processing Oral Low Awareness with Eating Episode 75

On this episode, I discuss what Oral Sensory Processing with Low Awareness is and how it can affect children’s eating and drinking skills.

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Crossing Midline in Child Development Episode 64

On this episode, I talk about what the term “Crossing Midline”  means and what types of activities encourage this.  I also discuss what to look for when evaluating whether or not a child is having issues with being able to cross midline.

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Seymour, Tom. “Corpus Callosum: Function and Disorders.” Medical News Today, MediLexicon International, www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318065.php.

“Corpus Callosum.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 18 Mar. 2018, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corpus_callosum.

Bailey, Regina. “What Is the Corpus Callosum, and Whats Its Function in the Brain?” ThoughtCo, www.thoughtco.com/corpus-callosum-anatomy-373219.

“Help Your Child Develop the ‘Crossing the Midline’ Skill.” North Shore Pediatric Therapy, North Shore Pediatric Therapy Http://nspt4kids.Com/Wp-Content/Uploads/2016/05/nspt_2-Color-logo_noclaims.Png, 21 Sept. 2017, nspt4kids.com/parenting/help-your-child-develop-the-crossing-the-midline-skill/.


Early Intervention Using a Whole Child Approach Episode 61

On this episode, I discuss how we can view one play activity in different ways.  What therapists are looking for when observing a child play with toys, objects, and just overall interacting with their parents and siblings.

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Interview with Ayelet Marinovich from Strength In Words Episode 60

On this episode, I have an interview with Ayelet Marinovich who is a pediatric speech-language pathologist, parent educator, singer, and mother based in the San Francisco Bay area.  She is the creator of Strength In Words, whose mission is to promote caregiver & baby interaction and support parent education through music, play, sensory experiences, and language-rich environments.  Her website is: https://www.strengthinwords.com

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Sensory Processing: Using the Sensory Profile Episode 55

On this episode, I discuss the use of the Sensory Profile 2 in Occupational Therapy and other areas to assess a person’s sensory processing patterns. I also provide a research study where the Short Sensory Profile was used to help determine the differences between sensory processing patterns of kids with Autism versus kids who are typically developing.

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Walking and Talking Toddlers – Episode 54

On this episode, I talk about how some infants and toddlers stop learning new sounds and words while they are learning to crawl and walk – among other gross motor skills. I discuss the relationship between the vestibular sensory system, gross motor skills, and language development.

Research Article:
How Do You Learn to Walk? Thousands of Steps and Dozens of Falls per Day. Karen E. Adolph, Whitney G. Cole, Meghana Komati, Jessie S. Garciaguirre, Daryaneh Badaly, Jesse M. Lingeman, Gladys L. Y. Chan, Rachel B. Sotsky. Psychological Science, Vol 23, Issue 11, pp. 1387 – 1394. First Published October 19, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797612446346
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