Helping your child to effectively handle bullying

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Helping your child to effectively handle bullying By Ritu Chandra, M.D. This blog is part two in a two-part series about bullying. You can read the first part here, which describes the definition of bullying and warning signs that you may see if your child is either being bullied or bullying … [Read more...]

6 Things Parents of Children with Autism Want You to Know

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6 Things Parents of Children with Autism Want You to Know Parenting in general is hard. We all face struggles. But parenting a child with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) can be especially stressful and challenging. In hopes of raising awareness and better understanding, we polled our fans to find … [Read more...]

The First Trimester of Pregnancy – an OB-GYN’s Perspective

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The First Trimester of Pregnancy By Serena D. Tidwell M.D, Midtown OB/GYN The first trimester of pregnancy is such an exciting time! I think one of the most interesting things is that each pregnancy is completely different. So whether your first or fifth pregnancy you will find that your body … [Read more...]

DIY Cleaning Products Safe for Children

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Kid-friendly recipes for DIY cleaning products By Sylvia Marks Household cleaning is an important part in maintaining a good level of hygiene in your home. Almost everyone prefers to buy a chemical cleaning product from the nearest supermarket and then use it when carrying out a variety of cleaning … [Read more...]

What is bullying? Recognizing signs and symptoms in your child

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What is bullying? Recognizing signs and symptoms in your child By: Ritu Chandra, M.D. This blog is part one in a two-part series about bullying. You can read the second part part here, which describes the harmful, long-term effects of bullying as well as actions that parents can take to help … [Read more...]

How to organize your closet… Without losing your mind!

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How to organize your closet… Without losing your mind! by Brandi Payne, Neat Home Solutions Eliminating closet clutter makes getting ready fast & easy! The only clothing options you want in your closet are things that fit well, things that are flattering on you and things that make you feel … [Read more...]

Autism Misconceptions for Smarties

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Autism Misconceptions for Smarties by Ellen Notbohm What’s the difference between a smarty and a dummy? Merriam-Webster.com defines a smarty as “a person who thinks and behaves as if s/he knows everything,” while a dummy is “a stupid person.” As an autism parent, the smarties vex me … [Read more...]