Find Better Sleep In 4 Steps

For the last several months, I’ve been feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and restless. There were many nights when I’d wake up throughout the night! I’d eventually fall asleep about an hour or two before I had to get up. To help with everything I am dealing with and to improve my rest, I was searching for alternative help. I didn’t want to turn to sleeping aids. We found natural ways to find better sleep in 4 steps! 

Find Better Sleep In 4 Steps
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If you’re like me, I don’t do well with medication or sleeping aids. I wanted natural methods to improve my sleep! First, let’s start with improving headaches, eyestrain, and ease disruption to sleep! Have you thought about how much we use our mobile devices, watch television, and even sit in front of a computer screen?  

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Personal Oil Diffuser For Personal Wellness

I am all for using an oil diffuser to keep my son and myself healthy! I like to use essential oils to add a natural scent and freshen up our indoor air. I also like to use aromatherapy to improve our health! When my son starts sniffling, sneezing, or even coughing, I quickly pull out the oil diffuser and oils! We found a personal oil diffuser for personal wellness that is compact and packs a punch! 

Personal Oil Diffuser For Personal Wellness
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My son has Autism and when he starts to get upset or needs to calm down, aromatherapy really does help! My favorite go-to oil is Lavender! I just add a few drops into our diffuser and it takes about 15 to 20 minutes and my son is calmed down from whatever triggered him. It also helps in the evening if he is too energetic! 

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Cool, Cute, And Entertaining Gifts For Kids

Last year, I went to my son’s family picnic event that was hosted by the special education classes, held at the end of the year. It was so nice to talk to his teachers and assistants that help out in his classroom. After that, I told myself I would make more of an effort to get involved with his class. I am going to chaperone as many of his field trips as I can. I haven’t decided if I’m going to volunteer in his classroom, I’m not sure what how he’d feel about seeing me at school! I also want to help in any of their community activities that his class participates in. This year, we gathered a few cool, cute, and entertaining gifts for kids! 

Cool, Cute, And Entertaining Gifts For Kids
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I don’t keep toys in the house just because my son will destroy them or they will be lost, discarded, or worse. Instead, any toys, books, and such that I receive, I’ve been saving to donate to his classroom. For instance,I was sent two different children’s books which I plan on donating to his classroom!  I also have a handful of beauty products that are brand new that I’m going to give to his teachers. I prefer to share anything extra that I receive!  

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Summer Fun with This 3D Board Game

Summer break is almost here and I am already “tired” of hearing, “I’m Bored”. It happens every year. The first few days of summer are a bliss. Sleeping in, relaxing, and unwinding from the constant motion of a school time routine. After those first few days though, it turns into a constant mantra of “I’m Bored”. It’s inevitable. One of my favorite ways to get through this boredom, however, is board games.

This is Melanie and she is 4 years old in the 99th Percentile, just to give you an idea of the size of Gridopolis.
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How A Special Needs Parent Introduced CBD Oil To Her Son

As a special needs parent, I turned to CBD products. CBD is natural and it works better for our lifestyle. My son has Autism and non-verbal. You see, my son will not take pills. I won’t even try because he wouldn’t understand how to swallow them. Find out how a special needs parent introduced CBD Oil to her son! 

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How A Special Needs Parent Introduced CBD Oil To Her Son

Disclosure: I received this product for free to use and post my honest opinions. Compensation for this post was provided and this page may contain affiliate links.

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New Children Superpower Series Sheds Light on Learning Disabilities

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The new school year is right around the corner. Did you know that 1 in 5 children in the United States has learning disabilities and attention issues like Dyslexia and ADHD? Did you know that 31% of those with learning issues, such as dyslexia and ADHD, are more likely to be bullied than their peers?

In the year 2019, we are raising more awareness than ever when it comes to causes we believe in. Whether it be equal rights, a cleaner environment, or even education. I believe young minds are most open during their youth. Why not use this as an opportunity to raise awareness about Learning Disabilities too?

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One Bug Your Toddler is Going to Love

One Bug Your Toddler Is Going to Love
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I have been on the hunt for new items that may appeal to my children for a while now. Educationally and play based. Finding toys that also appeal to my youngest daughters sensory seeking tendencies is even better. She’s a take something for what it’s worth and leave the rest behind type of child. I am ecstatic to say, we have finally found a bug that appeals to her interests perfectly.

That’s right, a BUG! A HEXBUG nano junior that is, but a bug nevertheless.

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Autism and Teaching Our Children What That Means

Autism and Teaching Our Children What That Means

April is coming to an end which means Autism Awareness Month is also drawing to a close. Don’t let that stop you from teaching your child what Autism means.
As a parent, I am always looking for great ways to introduce ideas on how to teach acceptance to my children. Acceptance of cultures, adversity, those with disabilities, and even those with Autism.

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Autism: What I Wish I Knew Then

Autism What I Wish I Knew Then
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Autism. It’s just a word. A diagnosis. But i look back today and remember the fear this embarked in me when I first heard the word Autism in relation to my child. I have no idea why except the fact that the potential diagnosis of Autism wasn’t something I expected to hear. I didn’t expect to hear Autism when I took my son for his 15 month wellness visit and I mentioned a lack of words. He didn’t talk much at all then. A few babbles and that was it. Before that moment, I don’t even recall knowing anything about Autism. Just that in my eyes it meant there was something “wrong” with my child. A term I had heard in passing but dismissed as something that doesn’t happen to people like me. I also didn’t know then, that Autism is a word not the end of the world.

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Sticking to the Basics with Toddler Fun

Sticking to the Basics with Toddler Fun

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As a mom of 4, I am so very guilty of over thinking on what activities would be “fun” for my toddlers and I am sure I am not the only one who feels this way. I find myself constantly searching the internet for toddler fun and fun toddler activities in my area or pinning a million posts on my Pinterest account that I know, I probably won’t ever go back and look at. It’s a shame truly because the ideas are amazing but the motivation to round up all of the supplies necessary just isn’t there to complete such an elaborate task. Not to mention toddlers attention span lasts a lot less than the time it takes to round up and prepare for some activities but I desperately try to eliminate screen time as much as I can in our technology-filled world. That’s not to say they don’t get any screen time because they do, but I try to feed their minds in others ways as well. That is why I took a step back and reevaluated what else I could do that would be fun for toddlers and the answer is, sticking to the basics! Crayons, markers, stickers, and paper. It really is that simple.

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