Showing posts from November, 2015

Teaching Emotions to Children With Autism With Inside Out Charades

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias I'm an autism mom.  Times two.  Both of my boys have high functioning autism, and I also have a neurotypical daughter.  I believe that autism is a superpower, but that doesn't mean that my boys don't have challenges.  Since they are both high functioning, sometimes people don't think they do have autism.  Although they are both verbal and appear to be typical at first glance, they do have challenges that affect them in their daily lives.  One trait of autism that they both have is having difficulty reading other people's emotions and expressing their own emotions.  That's why we love the movie Inside Out so much.  When the movie came out on DVD on November 3, I went to Walmart to buy it for my kids, and you should too!  Keep reading to see how I'm using the movie to teach my kids how to read and express their emot

Different Types of Hair Rollers And How to Use Them

If hair rollers conjure an image of an old lady in a bathrobe surrounded by cats, you may be surprised at what all you can do with hair rollers.  They can transform your hair from straight to wavy, curly, and even trendy beach waves.  You can even use them to add some body to your existing style without using heat appliances, which can damage your hair. If you've tried shopping for hair rollers, you no doubt saw that there are many different types of hair rollers available.  The best one for you depends on the texture of your hair and your hair length.  Keep reading to learn about the different types of hair rollers and how to use them.  You may need to buy a set with different sizes or two or more sets depending on what type of curls you want.