Posts by Michelle Ibarra

Postgame Snacks: More Calories Than The Game Itself

Snacks play a big role in our childhood. Almost every celebration includes some sort of candy or cookie.  A new study found that children participating in sports activities such as soccer, football, baseball, and softball often eat more calories in postgame snacks than what they burn during the game. Since most children burn about 170…

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Temple Grandin: Tips For Autism and Quarantine

Families in the spectrum are facing a challenging time with quarantine. Changes in schedules, canceled plans, and lack of social interaction can represent an increased amount of anxiety. Thankfully, Temple Grandin, Autism advocate, shares her top 5 tips to make the most out of quarantine and ensure your child’s well been! Set A Schedule “Routine,…

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Autism & Quarantine: 5 Tips for Homeschool

With Covid-19, the whole world is under quarantine. For most parents, this represents a few changes in education and curricula. However, for parents on the spectrum, the challenge goes to a whole new level. Schedule changes, isolation, and lack of resources can bring an increased amount of tension. However, there is hope! Today, we want…

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Autism and Quarantine: Tips To Manage Daily Routine

Covid-19 has set the world under quarantine. For children on the autism spectrum, this represents a big disruption in schedules and therefore an open door for stress. Today, we will share with you a few tips to ease stress and create a daily routine that is fun for the whole family. HOW TO MANAGE THE…

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Keeping Your Children Busy When You’re Stuck at Home

Quarantine is officially on and it will continue until at least April 30th. This represents that your children will be at home for the whole month, but with no opportunity to get out to have fun. Although this might sound catastrophic, the reality is that you are not alone. We have created a full list…

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Immune System: 5 Ways To Boost Your Children´s Defense

With the Covid-19 situation, we can not help but wonder what measures we can do to protect our children from it. Of course, hand washing, and staying away from crowds are basics, but when it comes to protecting your children‘s health, preventing, and boosting their defensive mechanisms is a must. Today, we will share with…

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Covid-19: How To Explain it to ASD Children + Quarantine Activities

Since last week, the WHO (World Health Organization) has declared Covid-19 a pandemic. Most states across the US and other countries have declared quarantine and are highly encouraging people to stay at home. This means that most public places like schools, parks, museums, pools, and even public gatherings will be closed or canceled until new…

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