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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

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

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

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,

Elderly woman in a hat picking tomatoes from her garden.

Best Ways to Get Outside and Stay Active This Summer

After months spent indoors due to the colder season and quarantine, the summer months are the perfect time to return to the outdoor activities we love. Whether you’re into hiking with friends or gardening with the family, the outdoors provides countless opportunities for you to

Man outside sneezing into a tissue from allergies.

All About Allergies

People who deal with allergies know that Spring can be a difficult time to be outdoors. As the weather gets warmer, plants begin to bloom and release pollen which causes symptoms like sneezing, a runny nose, and watery eyes. Given that seasonal allergies generally start

Doctor discussing test results with a patient at her desk.

8 Essentials for Every Medicine Cabinet

As far as home first aid goes, there are a few essential items that every household should have in stock. When it comes time to update your medicine cabinet, resist the urge to head straight to your local pharmacy and buy every over the counter