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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8 Great Ways to Celebrate Your Loved Ones’ Pregnancy

8 Great Ways to Celebrate Your Loved Ones’ Pregnancy

While the number of babies born in the United States has hit recent lows, millions of children are still birthed every year. Since you're reading this post, we're guessing that you're going to be among the nation's newest class of fresh-faced parents or know somebody that is. That's something worth celebrating! After all, pregnancy doesn't happen often, and for some, despite their best efforts, it won't happen at all. 8 Great Ways to Celebrate Your Loved Ones' Pregnancy This post explores ways you can bring attention to and commemorate this magical moment in your or a loved one's life because…
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How to Be a Good Mom to a Baby

How to Be a Good Mom to a Baby

How to Be a Good Mom to a Baby Believe it or not, the idea of motherly instinct is a myth. Not every new mom always knows what she is doing. That new bundle of joy does not come with an instruction manual, and family members and friends may overwhelm you with (sometimes unwanted) advice. How to Be a Good Mom to a Baby If you are wondering how to be a good mom to a baby, here are some tips that will guarantee your little one's comfort and help form a strong bond between the two of you. Keep…
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Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement Plans: A Comparative Guide

Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement Plans: A Comparative Guide

Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement Plans We all like to believe that we'll escape the risks of ill-health. However, the odds aren't in our favor when it comes to injury and illness. Over 173 million Americans are overburdened with medical debt due to hospitalization and other health-related costs. Fortunately, thanks to Medicare, we all have the opportunity to avoid the exorbitant costs of unexpected medical expenses as we age. Unfortunately, we can't all afford the associated costs. So, if you want to help your aging parents stay healthy and well-cared for, read on. Medicare isn't the only option available either.…
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From Cost to Convenience: 5 Benefits of an Online Pharmacy

From Cost to Convenience: 5 Benefits of an Online Pharmacy

online pharmacy Would you be surprised to learn that nearly two-thirds of adults in America use prescription drugs? It is a multi-billion dollar business. Do you take prescription medications regularly? Dread going to the pharmacy to pick up your medications? Do you often have to wait or go back later? 5 Benefits of an Online Pharmacy Could an internet pharmacy or online drug store be the answer to your prayers? Keep reading to learn the benefits of using an online pharmacy and switch today! 1. Save Money You'll often find online pharmacies having seasonal specials or sales. You can also…
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Virtual Learning & Tutors: Hiring a Virtual Tutor to Help  Struggling Students

Virtual Learning & Tutors: Hiring a Virtual Tutor to Help Struggling Students

Virtual Learning & Tutors: Hiring a Virtual Tutor to Help Struggling Students Virtual learning has several benefits for children learning from home. From flexibility to resource diversity, virtual learning has equipped many with the education that may have been difficult to access.  Children are becoming accustomed to virtual learning – however, this comes with various difficulties. For example, children's nature is that they hold a short attention span, require focused attention, and seek quality interaction.  Virtual Learning & Tutors: Hiring a Virtual Tutor to Help Struggling Students Virtual learning might not always offer these qualities that children seek, so hiring…
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How do I choose the right musical instrument for my child?

How do I choose the right musical instrument for my child?

While practice is key to mastering any instrument, interest and other factors play huge roles as well. If you're a parent wondering which musical instrument to introduce to your child, you've come to the right page. Tips in Choosing the Right Musical Instrument For Your Child Below are some tips in choosing the right musical instrument for your child.  Interest Interest and enthusiasm to learn an instrument is the most critical factor in your selection. Enjoyment does propel better than coercion when it comes to learning. Allow your child to try different musical instruments to feel, which triggers his or…
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6 Ways You to have a Special Christmas Despite COVID

6 Ways You to have a Special Christmas Despite COVID

Christmas is typically when you gather together with your loved ones, which poses a high risk of infection during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is too early to indicate how Christmas in the year 2020 will materialize. Still, it is impossible to rule out potential disruptions that we might encounter in the upcoming festive season. 6 Ways You to have a Special Christmas Despite COVID The coronavirus has left many worldwide with little to celebrate. With continuously changing blanket bans on gatherings, we can only guess as to what to expect. Here, we'll suggest some contingency plans for a social-distanced Christmas. …
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5 Powerful Tips for Teaching Students with Autism

5 Powerful Tips for Teaching Students with Autism

Teaching students with autism can be intimidating for many. It can be challenging, but it can also be one of the most memorable and rewarding teaching experiences that you will ever have. When teaching an autistic student, you will want to learn the best tips to educate them. 5 Powerful Tips for Teaching Students with Autism So, if you are looking for ways to get better at teaching autism children, here are the five most powerful tips for teaching students with autism. Avoid Overwhelming Sensory Stimuli One of the most important things to keep in mind is that sensory overload…
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How To Write Social Stories

How To Write Social Stories

When it comes to writing social stories, you need to understand what a social story is and the main aspects each book should have. Social stories are one of the most effective teaching methods that allow you to solve many problems for kids, adolescents, and even adults. How to Write Social Stories Social stories are mainly aimed at children with autism but can be used for anxiety, ADHD, and other special needs. These stories are brief descriptions of a specific situation or activity. These include information about what to expect in such a situation and why. They also help to…
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Should You Undergo Teeth Whitening After Braces or Before?

Should You Undergo Teeth Whitening After Braces or Before?

You're about to get braces to achieve a perfect smile. But crooked teeth aren't your only problem. Your smile is also a bit dull. Discolored teeth are part of life. Your teeth change color as you age, and due to lifestyle factors, like consuming food and drink that stain your teeth. But should you whiten your teeth before your braces? Or stick to teeth whitening after braces? Here are some of the basic rules for teeth whitening before and after braces. Should You Whiten Your Teeth Before Braces? There's no rule saying you can't whiten your teeth in the weeks…
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