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Understanding meltdowns in less than 10 minutes (S5E19)

We use the words’ meltdown and tantrum in the autism community all the time, but do we really know what they mean? In the next 6 minutes, you will learn everything you need to know to gain a better understanding of both meltdowns and tantrums, as well as how to tell the difference between the …

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A few reasons why your #autistic child may be having #meltdowns after school?

A mom from one of my autism parenting support groups asked why her autistic son has meltdowns after school. This was a really good question and I wanted to share my answer here. If you’re following me on IG, you may have already seen this. There could be a million reasons but I wanted to …

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I’ve learned to never underestimate my kids ability to overcome

Today began the transition back to school after the holidays. This used to stress me out because more often than not, it was a nightmare scenario. Kids on the spectrum do not like change. Many years were spent trying to navigate transitions like this and it wasn’t fun for anyone. Thankfully, it’s gotten much better. …

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Let’s talk about how tough Christmas can be for autism families

I’ve had a pretty great week. I’ve been job hunting, which is exciting, and it feels good. I’m looking to fill in some of the gaps while building my business. I need to gain some lost ground, and this will help. There are some pretty great opportunities that I might qualify for, and they’re remote. …

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Help with #Meltdowns and Emotional Outbursts (Feat. Angela Gotz and Jessie Ragnio) S4E11

I get so many questions about Mightier and today I’m talking to Angela Gotz, a Mom to 2 autistic kiddos, who’s been using Mightier for a couple of years. I talk about her life and experience as an autism parent and how Mightier has impacted their lives. Then I speak with Jessie Ragnio, the Associate …

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Sleeping Tips for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) poses many unique challenges for you as a parent. Sleeping Tips for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) One of the most commonly affected areas involves sleep. Good sleep during pregnancy is certainly important, but so too is adequate rest postpartum and into childhood for both you …

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Co-Parenting Through Divorce (feat. David Hill, MD, FAAP) S3E25

David Hill, MD, FAAP literally co-wrote the book on Co-parenting Through Separation and Divorce: Putting Your Children First for the American Academy of Pediatrics. This is such an important topic because divorce is common, but unfortunately, navigating divorce, especially with kids (in general) can be incredibly challenging for a million reasons.

Looks like we’re watching #Scoob today, courtesy of @WBHomeEnt

I just want to say thank you to Warner Brothers for sending my kids this media box, including a Blu-ray of the new release of #Scoob and some promotional swag. The kids were so excited and surprised. We’ve actually seen Scoob when it released on digital a little while back and it was awesome. Totally …

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