TheMomKind

Alicia Trautwein is an Autism advocate, writer, motivational speaker, and dedicated mom of four. Alicia’s desire to advocate for Autism comes from her own autism diagnosis and that of her three children, niece, and brother. Her life’s mission is to educate on autism acceptance and change the world for future generations of autistic individuals.
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My First Motto Appointment with Aspen Dental

My First Motto Appointment with Aspen Dental

This post was sponsored by Aspen Dental Management Inc as part of an Ambassador Activation for Influence Central, and all opinions expressed in my post are my ownWhile I have worked a ton to better my dental health, proper hygiene, and care, getting my teeth properly aligned has been put off for so many reasons.  I have put off getting braces or aligners for years due to cost and the time needed.  My life is busy with being a mom of four kids while running my own business, so time is not something I have to spare.   Over the…
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3 Tips for Returning to Work When Your Children Start School

3 Tips for Returning to Work When Your Children Start School

You may have had an extended break away from work due to the needs of your children. Returning to work can feel overwhelming once your youngest child has started school. You may find yourself with 6 or 7 hours of the day where you don't have that responsibility. When this time comes, you may decide that you want to apply for work or find ways to make yourself that much more employable. 3 Tips for Returning to Work When Your Children Start School Look into Education While you may have been employed before becoming a parent, that doesn't mean that…
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Why Do We Need Cell Phone Parental Monitoring Apps?

The debate has now shifted; from discussing 'whether using a cell phone and screen time is healthy for children or not' to arguing 'whether parental apps are good for a child's cell phone monitoring or not.'    It makes sense. People are concerned about the adverse effects of any new invention. And cell phone parental monitoring apps, by not being in the use of everyone, are quite on the doubt list of many parents. The reasons are multiple. The traditional concept of parental control has been instilled in our minds so deeply that we feel it is the same whenever…
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6 Powerful Tips On Creating A Sleep Friendly Bedroom

6 Powerful Tips On Creating A Sleep Friendly Bedroom

6 Powerful Tips On Creating A Sleep Friendly Bedroom You will understand the importance of a good night's sleep.  Not only will you feel more refreshed and energized in the morning, but you will experience the health benefits too. You will also be less irritable, which is something your family will be thankful for if they sometimes see the grouchy side of you in the morning. 6 Powerful Tips On Creating A Sleep Friendly Bedroom But if you're not getting enough sleep, there could be excellent reasons why. In some instances, the fault could lie with a sleeping disorder, in which case, a…
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Cool As A Cucumber: How Some People Manage To Beat Anxiety

Cool As A Cucumber: How Some People Manage To Beat Anxiety

Beat Aniexty Have you ever wondered how some people manage to live without any anxiety? They seem to float through life without feeling the slightest twinge of apprehension about upcoming events. Instead, no matter the stressor, they are always themselves.  How to Beat Anxiety So what’s their secret? That’s a good question. Some people manage to beat anxiety and live their lives as if nothing that happens to them matters. But how do they do it?  Hang Out With People People who manage to beat stress tend to hang out a lot with others. They spend a large amount of their…
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9 Early Relationship Problems and Ways to Cope with Them

9 Early Relationship Problems and Ways to Cope with Them

In the early days, weeks, or even months of a relationship, everything is exciting, and couples are usually under the fog of new love. As a result, it’s easy to ignore some red flags and other minor issues, hoping that they will resolve independently.  When left unchecked, some of these issues worsen over time and might end up contributing to unhealthy or even abusive relationships.  Early Relationship Problems and the Best Coping Strategies  With that in mind, here are some of the common relationship problems that affect the early parts of a romantic relationship and some tips on coping with them.…
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7 Ways To Get Your Toddler To Interact With You

7 Ways To Get Your Toddler To Interact With You

7 Ways To Get Your Toddler To Interact With You Toddlers - they go from being clingy to being independent in the flick of a switch! It's part of their development. As they get older, they can entertain themselves more and more. It's a good thing! It's normal. However, it can be a little upsetting if your toddler doesn't seem interested in interacting with you at all. 7 Ways To Get Your Toddler To Interact With You Not only does it feel like you are being dismissed, but you also feel like it could be limiting their social development. In…
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Five Tips for Happier, Safer Car Journeys with Your Child

Five Tips for Happier, Safer Car Journeys with Your Child

Five Tips for Happier, Safer Car Journeys with Your Child  Road trips are an eye-opening and enlightening experience for kids of all ages. They offer lots of new experiences, sights, and foods, not to mention quality family time.  Five Tips for Happier, Safer Car Journeys with Your Child  However, traveling with kids can be an overwhelming endeavor. You have to deal with long packing lists, unpredictable schedules, and cranky kids, but that does not mean you shouldn’t experience a happier and safer journey with kids. Prepare well in advance.  When taking a car journey with your child, it is imperative…
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How to Throw The Perfect Party For Kids With Special Needs

How to Throw The Perfect Party For Kids With Special Needs

Typically, planning a party for kids can involve a lot of work. But what's trickier is when you're throwing a perfect party celebration for kids with special needs. In such a case, there are many things to keep in mind to ensure a great event. Unlike most children, you may have to consider their likes and dislikes in the planning so that they can feel much happier for their party.  How To Throw The Perfect Party For Kids With Special Needs Thus, to make sure you're throwing the right party for your kid with special children, below are a few…
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13 Essential Tips for How To Raise A Happy & Healthy Family

13 Essential Tips for How To Raise A Happy & Healthy Family

When you’re a mama, you will always want the best for your family. Nothing in the world can ever change that. But sometimes, we feel like we’re failing. Even when we’re really not and still doing a good job, we feel like we’re struggling. Because being a parent is hard work. And we’re never really sure if what we’re doing is the right thing. But with that aside, we all know that we want to raise a happy and healthy family. Yet, what do you do when you are not sure what that looks like? This Is How To Raise…
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