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“Low Sensory” events to help ease summer transitions

I’m going to tell you a secret about “low sensory” events. They’re freaking awesome. The transition from school days filled with structure and consistency to summer days filled with free time and sleeping in can be very hard for a child on the autism spectrum. It can be hard on parents, as well. Children on […]

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Ten Must Haves for your Summer Diaper Bag and Vehicle

Summer is fast approaching, time to prep the good ol’ diaper bag! And by “bag,” I of course mean backpack. It’s life changing. I’m not being dramatic. I really love this one. There is a pocket for everything, it’s lightweight and durable. Hands free is the way to go when you’re out and exploring! Make […]

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How to be a Supportive Mama-Nana, During Pregnancy & Postpartum

We are so thankful that our partners and Mama-Nana Lenora Kingston shared this important information with us on pregnancy and postpartum related depression and anxiety. As the Mama of three grown children, and Nana of soon-to-be three grandchildren, I’ve worked hard to develop a healthy role in the lives of my children and their families. As […]

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Grocery Shopping Isn’t Hard Anymore

Last week, I went to three grocery stores to get food and household items for our four-person family. Three. Grocery shopping took up my whole Saturday morning, and you don’t even want to know how much I spent. Both of our girls have food allergies, which means I do my shopping at specialty grocery stores […]

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What to do About Soul-Sucking Mom Words

I set-out to write this blog post about my experience trying to cope with “mom brain.” About how I was completely unaware that my sometimes annoying, mostly cute pregnancy symptom known as “bump brain” would only get worse after turning that bump into a baby. My ability to function as an adult has all but […]

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