Autism Awareness Month

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In honor of Autism Awareness Month, I’ll be talking about the stigma around autism and how we, as a community, can get rid of that stigma altogether. The key to understanding anything is knowledge. People tend to have a fear of the unknown or what they cannot explain, but if you educate yourself enough to understand something it can create a very different outlook. I read a quote by Wilson Kanadi awhile back that makes perfect sense: “Those who judge will never understand, and those who understand will never judge”. So let’s step back, and look at things from a […]

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Homemade Play Dough

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Kids enjoy play dough, there is no doubt about that! But have you ever wondered what is in store bought play dough?  Surfactant, hardener, and a retrogradation inhibitor are just a few ingredients are in store-bought that I personally have no idea what they are. Having a two year old, I know that everything we play with he thinks he can eat! If I can avoid those added ingredients I do! I never thought that I would be able to make my own play dough but doing a little research came to show me that it’s a quick process. Did you know that play […]