⭐️Play with Kat.
💫If pretend play or dolls is too triggering, play a game — Uno, mouse trap, ext
💫Read a book with her
⭐️Color a picture.
⭐️Read a book.
⭐️Do something crafty
⭐️Watch one of my favorite funny/happy movies or tv shows
💫While you were sleeping
💫Sweet home Alabama
💫How to lose a guy in 10 days
💫Grey’s anatomy /private practice
⭐️Put on my playlist of happy/healing songs and sing
⭐️Clean or organize something
⭐️Write in my journal
⭐️Go for a swim.
⭐️Take a nice hot bath.
⭐️call or text Kay or Rory
⭐️email or text Bea
CARES Box – decorate & fill a box with items used in CARES protocol
Set Timer 10-15 min for each activity
1. Communicate alternatively
Journal, draw, collage, poetry, tape recorder to speak into, paint, sing, ext
2. Release Endorphins
Physical activity, hugging, laughter, watch funny YouTube videos or video of baby laughing, dance, go for a walk, ext
3. Self Soothe
Warm bath, singing, meditation, music, butterfly hug, tapping, self-talk, call a friend, hug a stuffed animal, ext