Gemma Clare

Gemma Clare is an experienced teacher, Special Educational Needs Coordinator and Inclusion Leader based in the UK. As a freelance writer, she brings her background in child development to support parents and educators with the things they really want to know, making parenting that little bit easier!
Gemma Clare
Little girl with syndrome down talks with her mother in a summer park.

Special Needs

How to Support Children with Disabilities to Be Physically Active

Regular physical activity offers numerous benefits for all people. It's important to find ways to include disabled children in physical activities so they can experience these benefits too.

Two baby twins brother and sister 8 months sit in their pajamas in the crib.

Product Reviews

The 7 Best Cribs for Twins of 2023

Discover the best cribs for twins in 2023. We review top models for safety, space, and budget to find the perfect cribs for your family.

Happy little kid at the table draw with water color.


10 Activities to Develop Visual-Spatial Skills in Kids

Visual-spatial skills help kids excel academically and in daily life. Learn ways to boost these skills and support your child's development.

Child boy flapping hands.

Special Needs

Hand Flapping and Autism: How Are They Related?

Hand flapping is one type of repetitive movement that provides sensory stimulation and comfort. Find out more about the connection between hand flapping and autism.

Mother feeding a picky eater son


Pediatric Feeding Therapy: Everything You Need to Know

Is your child a picky eater? If you’re concerned about your child’s eating habits, pediatric therapy can help with eating difficulties and find the underlying cause.

Young girl making bread dough at home kitchen for home schooling.

Special Needs

14 Tactile Input Activities, Toys, & More

Tactile input is important for the healthy development of every child. Try these activities and toys at home to engage your child's tactile system.

Preschool baby boy is using two hands to hold clear bottle to pour water beads.

Sensory Activities

7 DIY Sensory Bottle Ideas for Calm Down Time

Sensory bottles are wonderful for calming children and giving them sensory input. Learn how to make an easy DIY sensory bottle at home!

Mother with baby in a boppy pillow.


How to Use a Boppy Pillow: Nursing, Tummy Time, & More

A Boppy pillow is a long C-shaped nursing pillow. Unlike regular pillows, a Boppy pillow curves around your body.

Bambo Nature Premium Eco-Friendly Baby Diapers

Product Reviews

Bambo Nature Dream Diapers Review

Bambo Nature Diapers offer an eco-friendly option for parents. These diapers are sustainably made, have a simple design, and are kind to the skin.

Rascal and Friends Diapers

Product Reviews

Rascal and Friends Diapers Review

Rascal and Friends diapers promise to tick every box, with 'no nasties', sustainable materials, and an affordable price tag.

Girl at speech therapist office.

Autism, Special Needs

The Four Major Types of Developmental Delays Explained

The four major types of developmental delay are cognitive, motor, speech and language, and social and emotional.

Ivan relaxing in his body sock.

Sensory Activities

Body Socks: 10 Fun Sensory Play Activities for Kids

Body socks are incredibly versatile and can be both calming or stimulating, depending on how you use them.