Miss Jaime, O.T.’s Favorite Developmental Toys

Have you ever wished for a personal shopping assistant? 

If you’re looking for a special toy that is both fun and educational, your personal shopping assistant has arrived!

A parent once said to me, “You have the BEST toys, Miss Jaime!”

And I thought, “well, toys are important!” We need to get our kiddos engaged in hands-on games and toys that help them to learn and build important foundational skills like motor coordination, eye-hand coordination, visual perception, and sensorimotor skills.

As a school-based occupational therapist, I’m definitely a little picky about my toys.

So I decided to make a list of my top picks from Birth to High school. I’ve picked toys that address important developmental skills, but of course, are FUN!

 ➡ ​Click here for the complete list!

Best Baby Shower Gift Ever And It’s Not On The Registry

Baby shower gifts can be so dull and boring.  Finally, a different personal  baby shower gift that the new mom definitely didn’t register for, The Best Baby Shower Gift Ever


I have a confession:  I hate baby showers.

And bridal showers too.

I know it makes me a horrible  person.  And I am TRULY happy for my friend and their new milestone.  I just hate having to sit somewhere for four hours drinking punch with no liquor in it when I could be reading a book, going to yoga or cleaning out my closet.

I’m a terrible person.  I know.

BUT – I suck it up and do my womanly duty because it’s the right thing to do and I know my friend needs the loot.

Plus, I LOVE to give presents.  I always give my BEST EVER “Miss Jaime OT” baby shower gift. I’ve perfected it over the years and every one of my friends has gushed about how useful it was.   Plus, NO ONE thinks to register for it.

 I can’t wait to share it with you!

Every new mom registers for diapers, bottles, and sheets, etc.  They go up and down the aisles aiming their “gift gun” at all kinds of silly things that they may never end up using; noise machines, diaper genies, and special “baby” detergent.

BUT THEY ALWAYS FORGET THIS ESSENTIAL ITEM.

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