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Spring Themed Gross Motor Ideas

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] Spring is officially here!  As a Minnesota resident I am much appreciative of this season as it means that the end of the bitter cold is upon us.  To celebrate this start of Spring I’ve put together … Continue reading

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Career Corner: 6 Reasons Candidates Are Choosing Contracting as a Lifestyle

by Debbie Fledderjohann There has been a lot of buzz around contract staffing as the number of contract workers continues to break records.  However, the talk usually surrounds why companies are gravitating toward contracting.  The fact is of the matter is that candidates … Continue reading

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Simple Test can Indicate Prolonged Symptoms Following Pediatric Sports-Related Concussion

[Source: Science Daily] Researchers have found that abnormal performance on the Romberg balance test can indicate that children and adolescents will experience prolonged symptoms following sports-related concussion. Concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury. In most cases, symptoms … Continue reading

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Don’t Jiggle the Spiders!! Obstacle Course Fun for Kids

[Source: Childhood 101] This simple obstacle course has been a source of so many laughs with both of my girls since we set it up under our backyard patio. The idea is to travel through the web inspired series of … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Teaching Children to Jump

[Source:  Dinosaur Physical Therapy] Jumping is a motor milestone that requires strength, balance, coordination, body awareness and motor planning. When practicing jumping we want to be sure to expose our children to different environments around them, with feet bare the child … Continue reading

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