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Create a Joint World of Fun

Parents of children with autism are well aware of the more difficult aspects of autism. One of the most heart-wrenching aspects of autism may be the struggle to establish mutually rewarding interactions between the child and parents. Board games have special benefits for children with autism. read more

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The Day My Toddler Discovered the Economy-Size Can of Glitter

With one fluid flick of his thick little thumb, he pops the lid off that economy-size can of glitter (What the heck am I doing with an economy-size can of glitter?!), and stares at me unblinking. read more

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Glitter with Kids

One of our MOPS meetings last year was to inspire each other to craft with our kids, embrace the mess, and even allow glitter in our houses! In the process, we came up with some tips how to contain the mess – especially when it comes to using glitter. read more

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How to Host a Relaxing Play Date

Sometimes our fears of the what-ifs or the desire for perfection in our hostess skills paralyze us and keep us from ever having anyone over. Not to worry, every mom can host a playdate that is relaxing for both moms and kids. I promise, you have it in you. read more

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Play for the Stages

Here are four fun play activities for each stage of your little one’s imagination. read more