Posts Tagged
‘holidays’

December 29, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: holidays, Loss

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Categories: Parenting

We lost our son (28) when a driver who was driving too fast pulled him out while cycling. To some, his death 18 months ago seems like a long time ago; not with us. We plan to be with relatives who will acknowledge and accept our grief. We will change traditions and take the holidays […]

December 29, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Boosting, holidays, immune, system

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Categories: adhd

It’s that time of year again. We run around like crazy preparing for the holidays: cooking, cleaning, shopping, going to parties and then boom! In the middle of it all we get sick. Stress can actually be a helpful survival response, but only for a specific, short-lived situation. Unfortunately, we all tend to live in […]

December 7, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Autism, holidays, Magazine, Parenting, Preparing

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Categories: Special Needs Parenting

Oh the holidays, what a busy time. From preparing week-long leftover food to shopping for gifts for family and friends, there are many chores and traditions that come into play. There is no doubt that the holiday season can be overwhelming for the average person; Now imagine these feelings 10 times – this is how […]

November 24, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: anxiety, Deal, holidays, Social

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Categories: Parenting

Sarah Ahmed, co-founder of Wellnest, a Toronto psychotherapy clinic, agreed. “I know I sit out two events a week, a number that was much higher than prepandemic,” she said. Use your body, she suggested, as an indicator of whether you’ve reached your capacity. “Our bodies talk to us all the time,” said Ahmed. Common symptoms […]

November 20, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Hardship, holidays, Manage

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Categories: Parenting

The winter holidays can be difficult for people who are struggling in their personal lives. The forced cheer, the standard cheerfulness, the assumption that families are gathering – all of these traits of the coming month can be especially challenging after you’ve experienced a loss or tragedy. An author’s advice? “Don’t take the holidays sitting […]

July 15, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: advice, Autism, holidays, Parenting, Positive, Summer

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Categories: Special Needs Parenting

We are now deep into the kids summer vacation. Many families look forward to a departure from the routine and consistency that school offers. Because schedules and routines are disrupted, families of children and teenagers with autism can struggle. Every child has unique strengths and needs. With a little preparation, the stress of vacation can […]