I can't tell you how many times I have been told how lucky Zach is to have a mom who is a massage therapist. I wish I could tell you I have been good about giving him massages every day to help out his high tone and tight muscles, but I have not been near as good as I would have hoped.
I have made a new commitment though. I want to try my best to give Zach a bath each morning followed by a 30 minute massage. I worked on him a couple of times last week and then again this morning and every time I do it just reminds me how good it is for his little body. His muscles just get so tight and being a therapist I know how good massage is for muscles like his.
I wish I had all kinds of tips to post on what to do and how, but off the top of my head I don't have much right now. We do have an old YouTube video you can check out at http://www.youtube.com/ncharlan#p/u/16/JU8Dlz3O25Q I just want to say how much I dislike myself in this video and hope to do a new one very soon. The night we made this video was not planned and Nathan caught me totally off guard. Sorry if I seem snotty at all; I just didn't want to be on camera that night!
Another question I get a lot is about the heating pad I use in the video. If you are interested you can just follow this link http://www.migunworld.com/healthy_mat.php
This mat has been wonderful for us and was totally worth it. I was lucky to have worked at a Migun store so that is how I found out about them.
Let me know if you have any questions about massage or working with little kiddos. Feel free to ask me anything.
Getting my feet wet
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