The Team


Claire Heffron and Lauren Drobnjak are pediatric occupational and physical therapists with a passion for promoting healthy development for all children.  They are also the co-creators of The Inspired Treehouse, a blog where they share activities, resources, and tips to help readers conquer common developmental issues that come up for kids.


Lauren has practiced for more than 18 years in both clinical and school-based settings.  She is a graduate of the Youngstown State University Physical Therapy program.  Lauren is a busy mama of 3 who thrives on chaos.  Her drive to make a difference in the lives of kids has led her entrepreneurial spirit in the direction of creating opportunities for play-based wellness and skill development. 


Claire has worked for 10 years as an OT in public and specialized  school settings.  She has a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from The University of North Carolina and is a mom of 3 boys.  Claire started off with an undergraduate degree in magazine journalism and loves blogging as a way to combine her talents as a writer and her experience as a therapist in a unique way.