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12 Easy Developmental Easter Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

It’s hard to find easy developmental Easter activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Many Easter preschool and toddler activities are too complex, messy, and time-consuming. The crafts involve scissors or dreaded paper mache. There are too many steps; they ask toddlers for more attention and dexterity than they possess. Here’s a

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How to Talk with a Nonverbal Child

Though a nonverbal child may not answer (in a way that you’re used to), they’re as interested in conversation as anybody else. In this article, I’ll break down how to talk with a nonverbal child. He’s So Quiet… Says the super nice sales lady at the cosmetics counter. “Oh, he’s

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Margaret’s Vintage Boutique

Margaret’s is a unique vintage boutique in Richmond Indiana. “It really is my mom’s old table!” I cry. I’m squatting in the middle of one of the most aesthetically pleasing little boutiques, peering under a vintage Formica topped kitchen table. Memories of the late ’90s came rushing back, spending hours

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Sensory Activities For Autism

Sensory activities for autism help Big A (my autistic four-year-old son) make sense of his world. That sounds like a grand statement, especially since I’m talking about finger painting. But seriously. Put down the workbooks and grab some sticks from the back yard. While sensory activities are helpful to all

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8 Lessons Taylor Swift Taught Me as a Content Creator

Taylor Swift’s latest albums, Folkore and Evermore, aren’t only perfectly vibed masterpieces that I can’t stop bopping to. These albums are straight up professional development tools. They’re my own personal Lean In-esque musical manifesto, offering insights that invigorate me as a blogger and content creator. Folklore and Evermore direct me to

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab Review

Adeline, the protagonist from The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab, knows how annoying it is to re-introduce yourself. No, like, she really understands. Addie has to re-introduce herself to every person she encounters. If they turn their back to her, they’ll forget her. Addie Larue is literally

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Best Over 30 Eye Makeup Tips

My over 30 eyes wear makeup differently than they did in my twenties. Our skin changes in our 30’s. Eye skin is no exception. The same techniques we used a decade ago just don’t cut it anymore. These are my best over 30 eye makeup tips. Best Over 30 Eye

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What Is Veganish?

People ask me what veganish means. A lot. When I reply that veganish is cutting out most (but not all!) animal products, omnivores go on a strange bacon tangent. Or classic vegans berate me about my egg consumption. I know I’m straddling the line here. But let me assure you

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My 2021 New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions already get a bad rap. It seems both arbitrary and basic to equate a turn in the calendar with getting our lives together. New Year’s resolutions inspire hope. And I need that hope now more than ever. The little girl who loved the start of a new

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