Activity = Reading his new book
Therapeutic Value = Language Skills
(It should be noted that I am promoting a MULTI-lingual curriculum)
Activity = Typing at the computer
Therapeutic Value = Small Motor Skills & Hand/Eye Coordination
Activity = Getting ready for his ballroom dancing class (gotta love the bare chest, huh? ;-)
Therapeutic Value = Umm... Promoting security in his masculinity?
Activity = Thumb-sucking
Therapeutic Value = Also Hand/Eye Coordination & Self-Soothing
Activity = Bonding with a new "friend"
Therapeutic Value = Social skills
Activity = Tummy Time
Therapeutic Value = Strength Training
(It's not easy holding your head up when it weighs more than YOU do!)
Activity = Wearing his "Country Boy" outfit
Therapeutic Value = Exposure to different ways of life (as Monkey is a "City Boy")
Activity = Sitting in his bumbo
Therapeutic Value = Motor Skills & Discovering New Things (aka. his feet!)
Activity = Practicing his version of the "Bitter Beer Face"
Therapeutic Value = Communication Skills & Learning Cause & Effect (seeing as how Mama ALWAYS reacts to the "Bitter Beer Face" :-)
Activity = Getting ready to rip a fistful of fur out of Kitty Cat Tommie's backside
Therapeutic Value = Learning Cause & Effect
I wish I had taken a picture of him playing in his own poop when he had that diaper blowout the other morning. I was too busy gagging and trying to get him cleaned up. He, on the other hand, was having a grand old time! Creative expression and all... :)
Yep! I think I might be onto something with this photo diary idea! I wonder how this would go over at the agency... Hmmm... :-)