Coming Soon: “One Thing” Thursday

MamaOT

I'm excited to announce the newest addition to the MamaOT blog!: "One Thing" Thursday Every Thursday, I will feature one quick tip that you can implement to help improve some aspect of your child's development. I will keep it as focused as possible so it's short, sweet, and easy to use. The age range addressed will vary ...

10 tips for learning to breastfeed in public

Breastfeeding is quite the hot topic, especially when it comes to doing so in public. Some say it is perfectly natural and should be encouraged. They note how convenient it is and often remark that it is the best thing for baby. Others argue that public nursing disregards the feelings of those who are uncomfortable ...

MamaOT and the “Top 10 Occupational Therapy Blogs”

Yesterday RehabAlternatives.com published a list of the Top 10 Occupational Therapy Blogs, and you know what? MamaOT.com was on there! I am very honored to have been included in this list of amazing bloggers, one of whom has written a guest post here on MamaOT. Remember Abby Brayton-Chung? She recently contributed a post entitled, "5 things your ...

MamaOT’s Makeover!

It's only been one month since the official launch of MamaOT and, already, exciting changes are coming. To those of you who have read, shared, linked to, or subscribed to this blog: THANK YOU! from the bottom of my heart. Thanks also to those of you who have commented, called, emailed, or Facebook messaged me ...

Free nursing cover!

For all you nursing moms out there (or those who know nursing moms), check out this special Mother's Day deal from uddercovers.com...yes, the company is called "Udder Covers". Moving on. They are offering a promo code in honor of Mother's Day for a free nursing cover. Their nursing covers are high quality and are normally pretty ...

Official launch of Mama OT!

After several months of dreaming and brainstorming, I am excited to announce the official launch of Mama OT. My vision for this blog is that you will find practical tips and tricks to care for children, whether you are raising your own or caring for someone else's. These tidbits of insight are inspired by my many adventurous experiences ...

Three tips for making pumping less painful and awkward

If you've ever used a breast pump, then you know how potentially painful and awkward it can be, especially if you do so on a regular basis. I mean, seriously, putting on plastic cones attached to a device that sucks milk out of you is not exactly the classiest or most comfortable thing you'll ever ...

Welcome to Mama OT!

Well hello there! My name is Christie. I’m a California-based mom and occupational therapist with a background in gymnastics, psychology, and education. I’m so glad you’ve taken a moment to check out this blog! I became a mama in 2011 and then, three months later, I began my career as a pediatric occupational therapist (OT). Thus, ...