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What Is The Best Age Gap For Siblings?

Everyone around you has probably already told you when they think you should get your next baby. Some will advocate you do it quickly to keep the age gap small while others will advise you to wait a while. They have good intentions but ultimately, the best choice about how …

Camping With Kids: Packing List

The hardest part of camping with kids is getting them to calm down long enough to help you with packing. Making sure you are well prepared and have everything you need is especially challenging if this is the first time you are going camping with them. Here’s where a packing …

How To Stop An Autistic Child From Hitting

Autistic children already have enough problems interacting with other people without adding aggression to the mix. Unfortunately, that’s a common problem for kids with autism spectrum disorders. They might lash out at the parent, their siblings, the teacher or other kids at school. This worsens their social problems, preventing them …

How To Help Autistic Child Speak

One of the biggest worries of parents with non-verbal autistic children is that they’ll never talk. They become even more worried when the child hits 4 or 5 years and has yet to start talking. . The reality is that most non-verbal autistic children do eventually talk, though not all …

Are Ride On Toys Safe?

If you are thinking about buying a ride on car for your child, it’s a great gift. Your kid is sure to love it (and you). You may have a few safety concerns about these toys. But there’s not much to worry about. Ride on cars are generally safe as …

How To Calm A Screaming Autistic Child

If your autistic child starts screaming, whether you are at home, in a plane or in the mall, the most important thing is for you to remain calm yourself. This will help you effectively and quickly deal with the situation. Don’t worry that there are people around or that you …

Why Toys Should Be Gender Neutral?

In recent years there has been a push to get rid of gender labels in toys. Why toys should be gender neutral? Parents and activists argue that they hurt girls the most by limiting their access to quality educational toys and creating harmful stereotypes. Research agrees with them. Scientists studying toys stereotyped …