Promoting Healthy Sleep Habits in Children

Sleep is a vital element in any child’s daily routine. It is important to establish healthy sleep patterns/ routines to encourage success and independence with falling asleep and staying asleep, as well as promote optimum functioning during awake hours.  Below are several suggestions for nourishing healthy sleep habits in your little one.   Stick to […]

Core Strength, Why it is Important for Your Child

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Core strength is the development of the torso muscles that stabilize, align, and move the trunk of the body. Poor core strength can cause poor posture which can also affect gross motor and fine motor skills. Building strong core strength is like building a strong foundation for your child. Core strength development starts as an infant. […]

Child’s “Play” : What You Need to Know

“Play” is a child’s work.  Development of play skills is an essential component of early child development.  Play acts as a window which allows us to examine all aspects of a child’s development including their physical, cognitive, speech and language and social-emotional functioning.  It is through play that children learn about objects, people and the […]

ChildsPlay Therapy Center – Who We Are


When a parent has concerns about their child’s development, behavior, or academic progress, they often don’t know where to turn. Child’sPlay Therapy Center, conveniently located in Hoover, provides a variety of therapeutic and academic services to children age birth through teens, who may be struggling in a variety of areas.  At Child’sPlay, you will find […]