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Why Animals Are Great For Children With #Autism

This is a collaborative post and as such, does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of this blog or its author. Image An animal is a living creature who you can form some amazing emotional bonds with. For anyone, they can be a vital part of the family and become a huge part of our …

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#Autism Parenting – Did you know it’s okay to be frustrated with your kids?

Something I want to talk to you about today has to do with how we react to the insane amounts of stress associated with being an Autism parent.

Sweet picture from our July 5th adventures

I know these are a couple of days late but I wanted to share them anyway. On July 5th, one of my focuses was wearing my kids out, by keeping them busy all day long. It was dark from a perfect day but while Lizze was in class, I took the boys to the indoor …

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No super annoying YouTube shows

So we are hanging out at our parent’s house, chillin’ with their dog, and bogarting their internet for a little while. 🙂 It hadn’t occurred to me until now but there is a huge upside to not having the internet at our house. No internet means no super annoying YouTube show’s, played at high volume …

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Why I’m so proud of my wife

Lizze finished her first round of classes this week and immediately began the second round. Rather than going to class four days a week, she’s down to two days a week. This is nice for a couple of reasons. First of all, it’s easier on her. These classes are very intensive and both physically and emotionally …

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How to easily change your @VivintHome device names

In this brief tutorial, you will learn how to change the device names on your Vivint Smart Home system. The most common reason you would want to do this is that you’ve moved one or more of your Ping cameras. Most people will want the camera name to reflect the camera’s location. This tutorial will show …

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Things I do to manage my #Autism Parenting Stress

One of the most important things an Autism parent can do is take care of themselves. I wanted to share one of the things I do in order to better manage my stress. While we were at the park today, I spent some time taking pictures of the many flowers that are living there. Taking pictures relaxes …

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You Might Be an #Autism Parent If…..

Please help me pass this around and get circulating. This is something that people need to understand about Autism Parents.