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5 Easy Christmas Spirit Ideas To Encourage Giving – Parents Article

Giving Feels So Good It Hurts Two years ago, I was moved by a video where children from low-income families had to choose between a gift for themselves or one for their parents. Watch it: Amazing, selfless kids! These children chose a gift for their parents over one for themselves. Are you crying yet? It’s so sweet it hurts.  At the end of the day, these kids willingly give up their dream Christmas gift, just so they can give their caregiver…

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My Autistic Son’s Bully | Lies About Parenting – Parents Article

6 The dreaded worry of every parent–the bully. Sending my son off to school, I worry that my child will fall into the grasp of a mean kid. For my son, life is different. He has high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. He’s an easy target. My life is full of sensory overload, anger issues and my child’s inability to understand social cues. (Social cues are the way people look and act that tells the world around them what they’re…

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My Autistic Son’s Bully | Lies About Parenting – Parents Article

6 The dreaded worry of every parent–the bully. Sending my son off to school, I worry that my child will fall into the grasp of a mean kid. For my son, life is different. He has high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. He’s an easy target. My life is full of sensory overload, anger issues and my child’s inability to understand social cues. (Social cues are the way people look and act that tells the world around them what they’re…

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Marijuana Saved My Daughter’s Life – Parents Article

2 The Marijuana Epilepsy Connection My 19-year-old daughter has epilepsy. She had her first seizure at school when she was 16 years old during her Advanced Placement math class. Epilepsy.org defines seizures as an electrical storm in the brain.  She has around two generalized seizures per year since they started. Every emergency room visit costs well over $2,000. A generalized seizure means she loses consciousness and convulses. Abnormal electrical activity occurs on both sides of the brain at once. …

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