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Show Me One Person Cured of Autism…. I’ll Wait!

As I was growing up I have always had experience working with kids and adults with disabilities. Admittedly not as much experience with Autism as I did with Downs Syndrome but I still did know and work with, generally adults, with Autism. Even with this experience I only knew about the stereotypical behaviors of Autism […]

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10 Healthy Ways to Relax and Unwind

No matter what you do or who you are stress is a part of life. Self-care is important to help you recharge after long stressful days working, taking care of kids, or both. Why is it important to relax? Relaxation helps encourage a healthy mind and body. With the buildup of stress tension can cause […]

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10 Essential Items to Buy Before Bringing Baby Home

Bringing a baby home, especially for the first time, can be daunting. As you prepare there can be long lists you find of what you need to be prepared. As I brought home my two children from the hospital I learned about several things that were life-savers as well as many products that were just […]

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Vaccines Did Not Cause My Daughter’s Autism

I would be lying if I said, before becoming a mother, I never feared having a child with Autism or any other developmental delay. I knew no matter what I would love my child, but I did not know how I could handle raising a child with special needs. As my child was born, I […]

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7 Key Lessons to Teach Kids About Body Safety and Consent

Starting with the viral hashtag #metoo in 2017, everyone was talking about the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment. Like so many others, I have my own #metoo story. That however is not why I’m writing right now, what I want to try to do in order to help change this prevalence of sexual assault […]

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12 Children’s Books About Mental Health

There are many different situations kids go through that can be hard to understand. Emotions, anxiety, depression, behavioral and learning challenges, all creep into their everyday lives. There are many different ways to help your children work through these situations. Books are a wonderful way to teach your children about mental health. Don’t Feed the […]

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Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms

Motherhood is a busy job. There really is no break, it is more than full time but 24/7. It does not matter if you’re a stay at home mom, if you work, if you have five kids or one. It can be hard to find time for yourself but finding time for yourself is essential […]

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Our Autism Diagnosis Story

Three weeks ago, my three and a half year old daughter, Gwenie, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is a bright, intelligent yet non-verbal, active and happy little girl. When did we start suspecting? When Gwenie was just shy of two years old she hadn’t really started talking. She would say a couple random […]

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9 Ways to Support Your Spouse’s Mental Health

There are many things that marriage should be. The connection and bond should be one of trust, intimacy, respect. The bond in marriage should be built on communication, gratitude, forgiveness and teamwork. Your spouse should always be your FIRST and BEST supporter. No matter if one, or both, within a marriage has a diagnosed mental […]

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Affirmations and Their Importance in Boosting Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem

There are so many factors in today’s society that drags on self esteem, especially for young girls and teenagers. However, there are several things we can do to teach our daughters in an effort to help them boost their self esteem. One of which is to teach them affirmations. Our thoughts have a lot of […]

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