The Sprites

The sprites were the inspiration for this blog.   I wanted to make a home program of sprites doing typical childhood activities.  These activities also have tremendous therapeutic value in building strength, agility, and balance.    My hope is that kids can see themselves or their friends in the drawings and find inspiration.   The sprites can be found doing regular kid-like movement in the Activities and Exercise category.  Moving and enjoying movement are the first steps to increased fitness.  I hope this makes it a little more fun.

Magic Hands

While in the presence of pediatric physical therapists you might hear “Wow, she has magic hands!”  This is often whispered after someone has done the seemingly impossible; laying their hands in the perfect place at the perfect time.   Alternately, you might hear “It’s not like he has magic hands, anyone can learn to do that”.      I’ve always bristled at the mention of “magic” while secretly believing in it.  What is the magic, anyway? Continue reading “Magic Hands”