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As you know, all the products that we use in this house are as nontoxic as possible. I also often get samples from the various conferences and expos I go to that feature clean living products. So it was with shock that I learned that what I thought was the best natural deodorant contained aluminum! I thought it was a safe option and didn’t see
Imagine waking up the last day of your perfect Walt Disney vacation to find that your 3-year-old autistic daughter is missing. You don’t know if she’s dead or drowned in the resort’s pool or kidnapped. You fear you’ll never see her again or know what happened. Sadly, this phenomenon is all too common today among children with autism. It’s called autism wandering and it’s terrifying.
A few weeks ago, a friend asked me about yoga. “I don’t know anything about it,” she said. I was very surprised – I thought everyone knew about yoga and the benefits it can provide a stressed-out mom! My love of yoga started when I had a job with a reduced fee gym membership. I was really excited because the gym had lots of classes,
Snack time is hard. Kids are restless, bored and just want to have fun. But homework and chores are on deck, and sometimes eating can be a drag. With a child who overheats in every season, finding something that will nourish and refresh her isn’t easy! They sure do love their snacks and one thing I can count on, in any season, is that they
Kids with autism are often misunderstood, but for me, raising my autistic daughter these last 12 years has been a pleasure, an honor and a challenge that has matured me. Along the way I’ve learned so many things, that I thought it would be a great idea to share them with you. And with autism rates on the rise again, this information can be critical.