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Your Kids Need Rest. Here Are 7 Ways Creativity & Art Can Help

How to change the strange twilight zone of getting all the rest we ever wanted and not getting enough rest at all.

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11 Creative Sensory Boxes You Don’t Have to Make Yourself

Go on a dinosaur dig, plant the garden for your bees and explore space with these fun kits for kids!

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12 Awesome Summer Sensory Play Ideas for Little Ones

Celebrate summer with these sensory play ideas your child will love (and learn from!). Minimal cost + minimal mess = maximum fun!

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23 Ways to Upcycle Your Leftover Plastic Easter Eggs

There are plenty of easy ways to upcycle these Easter must-haves.

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12 Adorable Easter Basket Fillers You Can Buy on Etsy

Here’s where you’ll find the most unique gifts for your kids’ baskets!

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Christmas through My Autistic Son’s Eyes

“I can’t make my son enjoy Christmas the way I did and do, but I can join him in enjoying it in the way he does.”

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8 Busy Boards You Can Buy on Etsy Right Now

Keep those tots busy with these adorable homemade boards you can order up now.

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Creative Growth & Development Activities You Can Do at Home

“With the right toys and activities, parents can foster creative growth and development at home, long before the age of one.”

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11 Easy Lunar New Year Projects for Kids

From paper lanterns and red envelopes to lunar calendars and more, we’ve got great craft ideas to celebrate the Year of the Ox.

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14 Sweet Ways for LA Families to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Your official guide to outdoor Valentine’s Day events, craft projects to pick up locally, virtual concerts and more.

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11 Valentine’s Day Science Experiments They’ll Love

These explorations and activities have tons of heart.

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Snow Days

When the snow starts to fall, these are the best places to go for a flurry of fun.

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7 At-Home Winter Crafts Your Kids Will Love

Check out these local businesses for take-and-make crafts to do this holiday season.

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The Lights Are On: Our 7 Favorite Holiday Light Displays in Dallas

The lights are a-glow and the holiday season has arrived in Dallas!

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The One Thing All Babies Grow & Benefit from (& It’s Free!)

Doing this one thing will greatly improve your baby’s synaptic development, will challenge their senses, and increase their strength and balance—just to name a few!

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Let’s Play! Sensory Activities for All Five Senses

Playtime with your baby or toddler just got way more exciting, thanks to these cool activities that engage each of the five senses.

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Vanessa Lachey

Rice Krispies Treats Is Releasing Kits to Help Parents This School Year

Kids might crave a little extra love this school year.

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Akili ADHD

FDA Approves First Prescription Video Game for Kids with ADHD

EndeavorRx is indicated to improve attention function.

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When Shaving Becomes a Family Affair

“This August, it will be five years that Dominic has been going to the same barber to get a haircut and shave. That in itself is a huge milestone as anyone with a child or adult with sensory sensitivities knows.”

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Independent Play: Busy Boxes for Babies & Toddlers

Keep your little one entertained with these DIY busy boxes. We share 10 ideas for how to fill them.

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Simple DIY Busy Boards Toddlers Will Love

Keep fidgeting fingers busy with these do-it-yourself activity boards.

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DIY Ways to Turn a Plastic Bottle Into a Baby Toy

These DIY upcycle projects turn those old water bottles into fabulous toys for baby!

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How to Make Your Own “I Spy” Jar

These jars are easy, low cost and fun to make.

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Vans Autism Awareness

Vans Releases Sensory Inclusive Designs to Support Autism Awareness

The brand is donating $100,000 to a foundation benefitting children on the spectrum.

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Carnival Cruise Line Is Becoming Sensory Inclusive & Your Vacay Just Got Better

This new partnership may just make your vacation easier.

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7 Tips to Help Navigate the Holidays with a Child on the Autism Spectrum Disorder

The holidays can be stressful, especially for those on the spectrum. Here are some tips to keep in mind when you are navigating disrupted routines, parties and of course, the iconic photo with Santa.

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Blue Halloween Buckets Raise Autism Awareness & Here’s What You Need to Know

Learn more about what the blue bucket means for trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.

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“Sesame Street” Is Headed West with the New Sesame Place San Diego Park

Your kiddo’s fave Muppet friends are coming to San Diego in 2021.

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7 Library Activities You Won’t Want to Miss

Your local library has so much more to offer than just books. From PJ storytimes to family game nights, these DMV libraries have a program that is sure to entertain your kids.

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Why Is This Mom Wearing a Sunflower Lanyard?

This is more than just a fashion statement.

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7 Sensory Arts & Craft Projects for Children with Autism

Children diagnosed with autism tend to struggle with sensory stimulation, from the touch, noise, taste, or other sensitivities. Here are 7 sensory arts and crafts activities are designed to help overcome sensory difficulties.

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7 Autism-Friendly Amusement Parks Everyone Will Love

These parks have stepped up to make sure all families can enjoy their hard-earned vacation.

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Kohl’s Now Carries 3 Adaptive Clothing Line Collections Just in Time for Back to School

Your favorite Kohl’s labels now have items everyone will feel comfortable in.

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