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Hello! My name is Joanna, and I just joined ModernMom as a blogger and feature writer. Although I am not a mother yet, I like to refer to myself as a ModernWoman. I am getting married in October 2010 and I am planning on having a family after that. So, I am a ModernMom-in-the-making. I think any woman can benefit from this site. It is full of information and inspiration, and I hope to add to it. Let’s get started!

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Different Kinds of Textures for Children

Different Kinds of Textures for Children For better or for worse, kids love to touch everything. You can take advantage of this natural curiosity and teach your child about all of the wonderful textures that surround us. Experimenting with texture through thoughtful play provides a solid educational foundation in many areas. It teaches children about…

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Autism’s Sneaky Trick

Autism’s Sneaky Trick (This is not a Halloween post!) I sometimes get lulled into a sense of “normalness” with regards to my son. I forget. My son is very high functioning (yes, I’m using this term here). Now at age sixteen and a junior in high school, I’ve noticed myself beginning to take things for…