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autism awareness

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,

The start of spring allergies

The Start of Spring Allergies

Many celebrate as the weather warms up and we can finally spend more time outside. Many others, however, start to deal with spring allergies, which can take some of the enjoyment away from spending that much-needed time outside. Luckily, there are ways to prepare for

National vaccination day

National Vaccination Day

Vaccines are a hot topic in the world today. While many people currently associate the word vaccine with COVID (and we highly recommend that you get the COVID vaccine), there are several essential vaccines that every American should have. Dating back to the 1700s, vaccination

Developmental Disabilities Awareness

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month is observed in March and was built to raise awareness of the difficulties people with disabilities face every day. These disabilities can refer to learning and behavioral disabilities like autism, A.D.H.D., physical impairments, and intellectual functioning. Just in the U.S., over

spring cleaning tips

Tips for Spring Cleaning

Spring has finally arrived! Start the new season off right, freshening up your home by cleaning and decluttering. Deep cleaning your home promotes wellness and organization to help you live a healthier lifestyle. It is essential to protect yourself from harsh chemicals when cleaning by

St. Patricks Day

History of St. Patrick’s Day

The Roman Catholic feast day of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland is celebrated each year on March 17th, the death date of St. Patrick. St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated worldwide with parades, festivals, and everything green!  Patrick’s Day is celebrated in more countries than