How I Keep My Child with Autism Safe from Wandering

For any parents who struggle with kids that have autism and wander off, these tips may help reduce the panic you both may experience.

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Parents of ADHD Children: Here Are Some Things to Consider

Whether your child was diagnosed, or you suspect they may have ADHD, here are some things to consider.

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The Number of Kids with ADHD in America Is Over 10 Percent—& It’s on the Rise

The rise in ADHD diagnosis is not the same for boys versus girls.

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Practical Tips I’ve Used for Keeping Our Kids Safe around Dogs (and Vice Versa)

Teaching kids to respect animals makes it easier for pet parents, too.

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How I Explained To My Son Why Some of His Friends Take Medication for School

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When my son entered the ninth grade — high school in this part of the country — he met a whole new crowd of people. While the exposure to new friends did wonders for him, he also…

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Are Food Dyes Really Bad for Kids?

There are so many things to think about when you’re a parent in regards to what you feed your kids.  Avoiding high-fat, high-salt processed foods and encouraging them to eat their fruits and veggies and drink plenty of water can…

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