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Autism Awareness Month

Every April, several organizations in America come together to raise awareness for autism, discuss the signs, and share resources for families and individuals living with autism. Defined by the CDC as a developmental disability that affects behavior, learning, and the interpretation of sensory stimuli by

Spring gardening projects

Creative Gardening Projects with the Kiddos!

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to enjoy the 70-degree weather and get started on the best DIY spring projects! Here are some fun gardening projects that you can do with the kiddos that will get them excited for April showers bringing May flowers. Plus, kids

Laughter is the best medicine

 Stress Relief With Laughter is No Joke

Laughter is the best medicine. We all know this. As April is Stress Awareness Month, we will go through why daily laughter is the best stress reliever and the short and long-term benefits it provides. Think about the last time you were mad or sad.

Tick on a leaf

Preventing Tick Bites

As we enter the spring and summer months, we begin to spend more time outdoors. The warmer weather brings out more insects and pests, including ticks. Ticks are small, spider-like creatures that are most active during warmer months. They mainly live in grassy or wooded

earth day 2022

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day started in 1970 because of Senator Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin, who was concerned about the emerging environmental crisis in the United States. He wanted to help build awareness of our environment’s concerns by getting it on the front pages. Soon after,

Save driving in the now

How to Drive Safely on Ice

During this season, roads can be hazardous due to the colder temperatures. Snow and ice are more likely to occur and cause issues when traveling. It is best not to drive at all, but sometimes being on the roads during these conditions is unavoidable. The

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Celebrating Black History Month

Since 1976, American presidents have designated February as National Black History Month. While nowadays there seems to be a national day or month dedicated to just about everything, remember that raising awareness and initiating change towards equality isn’t like National Fettuccine Alfredo Day! This is

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American Heart Month

February is known as American Heart Month, when we raise awareness about the importance of heart health, talk about disease prevention, and share how to make heart-healthy decisions. As heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, this month is increasingly important to many

Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness Week

Random Acts of Kindness week is celebrated from February 13-19th, and Random Act of Kindness Day is celebrated on February 17th. This is a week to show a stranger or a loved one how to cultivate kindness. We live in such a fast-paced society; sometimes,

snow day

How to Keep Kids Busy on a Snow Day

Once your kids are over the cold, they will need activities to keep them busy inside. While spending snow days making snowmen and snow angels is fun and amusing, the excitement can quickly run out. Next thing you know, your children are constantly repeating, “I’m