Parenting Tips

Melatonin Snacks: Foods To Help ASD Children Sleep

When it comes to Autism, nutrition is everything. The same child can become two different versions of himself/herself with different meals. With some of the meals, they can become hyperactive, and with others, they can even start stimming more often. During bedtime, the right snacks can either boost their energy or help them settle. Today,…

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Toileting & Sensory Processing: Tips To Ease It

The potty training process can be a challenge for most parents. Teaching to properly communicate when feeling the need, to pull up and down the training undies, to sit, etc can be laborious. Now, for parents on the spectrum, the bar gets taken to a whole new level. Developmental issues, communicational challenges, and even sensory…

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Autism & Chewing: How To Handle It!

Children on the autism spectrum tend to display chewing behaviors. Whether it is clothes, toys, their hands, and even their hair, chewing seems to be a constant trade in ASD children. Today we will analyze the reasons behind this behavior as well as share with you some suitable ways to ease it! Why Does ASD…

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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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Keeping Your Children Busy When You’re Stuck at Home

Quarantine is officially on and it will continue until at least June 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 of…

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Best Foods For Autistic Children

When it comes to Autism, nutrition determines everything. Autistic signs and behaviors can drastically increase, or worsen if your child’s diet is not adequate. On the other hand, if an ASD child is fed with the right nutrients, autistic behaviors can be radically diminished and even improved. Previously, we have shared the Worst Foods for…

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Mommy Burnout: Which Stage Are You At?

Parenting is a serious task and a full-time job. It respects no weekends, vacations, or nightshifts. It requires constant learning, and many times it can make mothers feel like they are at the edge of themselves. Just by the end of the 1st year of your life with your child, the average mom loses close…

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Eliminating Attention Seeking Behaviors in Autism

All human beings, especially children, need attention and it’s common to seek it when we sense that we are not receiving it enough. However, when it comes to the point that you can not focus on anything else because your child is misbehaving to have all your attention it can be problematic and it can…

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Eating out as a family with an autistic child.

Dining out at a restaurant is an enjoyable and relaxing outing for families. After all, what parent doesn’t like a night off from cooking and doing dishes? But for many parents raising kids on the autism spectrum, eating out can be an extremely challenging experience. Families must cope with stressful tantrums, picky eating, difficulties sitting…

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Potty Training Tips for Children with Autism

From learning new routines to knowing when it’s time to use the toilet, to being able to manipulate clothing, the potty training process can take many years for some children with autism to become experts. Keep in mind that children with autism are all very different and master skills at different times. Some children have…

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