Looking for a fun book for kids who patch for amblyopia? “Amazing Amber and her Lazy Laser Eye” is a new children’s book featuring a superhero named Amber who just happens to need to wear a patch to defeat the villain.
@patchingwithgus pulls together a great collection of free printable valentines for kids with glasses or patches
I loved this idea that was shared by Lisa – it combines some of my favorite things: books, libraries, and kids telling their own story.
Many, many thanks to Reena for sharing this story about her son’s year of patching. — Ann Z On April 5th, 2016, I touched my first patch. I picked my […]
Check out these two great ways to celebrate our children and children’s vision this spring: #IPatch : An online patching party during the whole month of March! This month, join the […]
Distraction can be key to successful introduction to glasses as well as patching. A huge thanks to Shannon for putting together a fantastic list of activities that are a fun […]
This question comes from Andrea. Her 2.5 year old daughter just started wearing a patch. She’s looking for suggestions of where to find a doll with an eye patch.
Huge thanks to Melissa for sending in this post, which covers one of my favorite topics: self-portraits of kids in glasses. It ran originally on her blog, A Boy, His […]
Recently, Zoe had an eye appointment and we heard something we’d never heard before: “come back in a year.” A year?!? Zoe has never in her life gone a full […]
I’m excited to be reviewing three new books by Juliette Vignola, and Cynthia Davis and Baby Sue Acree. The authors of these books have all been through glasses either as […]
First, a quick note to say that I have updated the photo galleries with some wonderful new photos of kiddos in glasses and in patches. Thank you to everyone who […]
Updated: Thank you everyone who entered! Congratulations to Sheri and Fran, whose names were chosen as winners. Patching is never much fun, but sometimes a little bit can go a […]
Jacob cannot wait to get to the store to get his very own light up globe, but there are few things his mom needs to do first: pick up his […]
September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. It’s a silly day to enjoy saying “ARRRR” and “avast!” And in recent years, it’s also been a day to raise […]
Samantha is like most other kids: She love to read books, she plays outside with her friends, she gets hugs from her mom to make her feel better. Oh, and […]