The Sleep Problems of Children With Autism
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Over half of autistic children, and as many as four out of five, may have one or more persistent sleep disorders. You are not alone if...
- Jun 18, 2022
A Dose of Daddy Time: The Positive Contributions of Fatherhood
The relationship between fathers and their children continues to prove impactful at various levels. Research studies support fathers'...
- Apr 5, 2022
Autism Awareness and Inclusivity
Welcome to Spring! While we celebrate the warmer climate and promise of new growth in April, it is also the time of year we stand...
- Feb 9, 2022
Valentine's Day: How to Say "I love you" in Mom's language
Valentine’s Day can mean something different to you at each stage of life –whether you’re dating, married or even once kids are in the...
- Jan 17, 2022
The New Year and Aspirations
The New Year is rung in and just like in the years prior and to come, many people felt compelled to pen New Year’s Resolutions. While...
- Nov 30, 2021
Happier Holidays: A Caregiver's Survival Crash Course
It’s that time of year, again, where families gather to celebrate an array of end-of-year holidays. While most families enjoy this time...
- Nov 11, 2021
Getting to a Place of Gratitude
Many people in the world continue to struggle with the lasting effects of COVID and have had to make difficult sacrifices and changes in...
- Oct 1, 2021
5 Halloween Tips During The Pandemic
Halloween is fast approaching, and for many parents of children with disabilities, it’s a holiday that can become overwhelming quickly....
- Sep 6, 2021
Amy's Angle: Turning the Corner with Natural Products
Many people have become interested in natural cleaning products that have a less negative impact on the environment and our health. Amy...
- Sep 5, 2021
"Say Hello" To These Moms
SAY HELLO THREADS is a company in Richmond, Virginia that was created by two mothers of children with special needs (developmental and...
- Sep 4, 2021
Parental Creation of Employment Opportunities - for Adult Children with Special Needs
Parents of individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities have frequently assumed the role of advocate for educational...
- Aug 2, 2021
Oils with Calming Effects: Lavender
Essential oils have long been a topic for debate in terms of natural remedies. And while research continues to explore these plant...
- Aug 2, 2021
Cultivating Calmness: The Benefits of Gardening
Adults and children alike experience moments of overstimulation and may have extreme reactions to excessive noise, crowds, lights,...
- Jul 30, 2021
Calm & Diet: Foods That May Help Combat Stress & Anxiety
Parenthood is full of unforeseen stressors, but in Covid-times, they are compounded by complexities that were unimaginable before. As we...
- Aug 26, 2020
Self-Care for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs
Parenting can be challenging. However, caregiving for children with special needs can be especially overwhelming, making self-care...
- Apr 1, 2020
Parenting in Pandemic: Creating and carrying on routine
The use of social stories, visuals and new routines can help our children cope with disruptions caused by the Covid-19 virus. As many of...
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