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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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Visitation And Custody: When Can Grandparents Step In?

Visitation And Custody: When Can Grandparents Step In?

For most grandparents, the relationship they have with their grandchildren will always be a special one. They indeed love them and enjoy spending quality time with them. However, some instances beyond their control can prevent them from maintaining a good relationship with them.   For instance, family relationships get strained, and as a result, grandparents are cut off from their grandchildren. This is where the issue of visitation and custody enters the picture. Under these circumstances, seeking legal assistance from different family law experts can be an excellent idea.   For grandparents who want to know more about visitation and custody and…
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5 Benefits of Private Home Health Care For Elderly Parents

5 Benefits of Private Home Health Care For Elderly Parents

As we or our loved one's age, we might notice they can no longer perform routine or familiar tasks. That includes things like cooking, driving, and, sometimes, even walking through the house. According to the CDC, about 36 million elderly people experience falls every year. Along with those injuries, they tack on a host of other concerns and health risks. 5 Benefits of Private Home Health Care For Elderly Parents However, you might also find that your loved ones do not want to move from the familiar surroundings of their homes. When this happens, it is time to consider private…
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How to Help a Child Deal with Stress

How to Help a Child Deal with Stress

We all face stress in our daily lives, and it affects us significantly. There are stressful and sometimes traumatic one-off events that can happen. For example, if you’re in a car accident, you may feel an immediate sense of fear and panic. You may even feel temporarily frozen. Then, after the accident, you might begin to process what happened, and you can develop post-traumatic stress disorder. Along with specific stressful events, we often deal with chronic, low-level stress related to work, home life, and relationships. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, we have all likely had even more added to our…
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Help Your 6-Month-Old Thrive with These 4 Activities

Help Your 6-Month-Old Thrive with These 4 Activities

At six months, your child will be growing rapidly. While you will see the baby girl or boy clothes beginning to shrink fast, you will also witness several strong infant growths and development milestones. About halfway through their first year, they may begin to recognize familiar faces, string vowels together while babbling, and start to sit without support from a hand or chair. To help your baby to thrive, there are several activities that you can engage in with them as you go about your day. Work on these activities regularly, and you will see them growing and learning rapidly,…
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6 Tips for Choosing the Best Montessori School for Your Child

6 Tips for Choosing the Best Montessori School for Your Child

Aside from home, school is the place where children spend the most time. If that school is a positive environment, it can have several benefits for students. But if the school isn't a good fit for your child, they may suffer the consequences. That's why choosing the best Montessori school is crucial. But knowing what to look for can be a challenge. If you want to make the right decision for you and your child, use these tips to pick a Montessori school. Find Your Child's Level Some Montessori schools only offer certain levels. A quick way to narrow down…
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Create a Blog on Parenting With These 3 Steps | The Mom Kind

Create a Blog on Parenting With These 3 Steps | The Mom Kind

Being or becoming a parent can be quite nerve-racking and something you cannot prepare yourself for. There will always be new things to you, and life can take a turn when new demands from the children reveal themselves. Here it can be good to seek inspiration from other parents and see how they have dealt with the situation. How to Create a Blog on Parenting Each parenthood is unique and special, so there is always space for more stories on dealing with parenthood. They are all important, and it is a blessing to share them! To help you establish your…
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8 Ways to Prepare for Your First Baby

8 Ways to Prepare for Your First Baby

Hearing your doctor say, "Congratulations, you're pregnant!" can bring out an overwhelming flow of emotions. It brings joy to expecting couples. However, this joyful news comes with a lot of confusion. Various thoughts would arise concerning their diet — “What baby products to buy?” “What furniture should we get for the nursery?” “What do we need for the whole 9 months of pregnancy?” etc. 8 Ways to Prepare for Your First Baby Now, 9 months seem like they would go on forever, but time flies. Soon you'll be holding a baby in your arms. Planning would help you relax and…
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Must Have Baby Travel Essentials For Long Flights

Must Have Baby Travel Essentials For Long Flights

When you're traveling with a baby, certain things are essential for the journey. Long flights can be exhausting and uncomfortable for everyone involved, so it is important to prepare for every eventuality, including diaper changes, naps, and feeding. Here's our list of must-have items to make parenthood easier on long flights! Flight preparation tips Small children under two years old usually travel in their parents' arms, but it is more convenient to use a car seat or an infant carrier in their own seat for a long flight. The main thing is to find out in advance whether this service…
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Our Top Tips for Teaching Kids to Knit at Home

Our Top Tips for Teaching Kids to Knit at Home

Are you looking for knitting lessons for kids in the meaning of "kids will learn to knit"? Then this article is for you. As for knitting, here the ideal option is when the mother knits herself and can arouse the child's interest in this activity. Top Tips for Teaching Kids to Knit at Home It's not a secret for any of the parents that in the modern world, crowded with computers, tablets, and other gadgets, it is quite difficult to captivate a child with such activities as handicrafts. Therefore, the task of teaching a child to do needlework is not…
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4 Tips for Those Caring for Aging Parents

4 Tips for Those Caring for Aging Parents

Do you have an aging parent that you think you might need to take care of soon? You aren't alone with your task. With the number of people over 65 expected to double in the future, many aging parents will need care. 4 Tips for Those Caring for Aging Parents Caring for aging parents is something you might not be able to avoid later in life, so it pays to learn how to do it today. Below are four tips that will help make caring for senior parents easier. 1. Figure Out What Your Parents Need Taking care of your…
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