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Contacts That Change Your Eye Color

It used to be that colored contact lenses were just for movie props. However, since contact lens manufacturers started making colored contact lenses, people wearing nonprescription and prescription contact lenses also use them daily. Colored contact lenses can make the windows to your soul look different. Choose the type of colored lenses that will work whether you want to make a fashion statement, wear them as part of a costume or wear them for medical purposes.

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Tips for Traveling with Your Child With Autism

Think back to your childhood summer vacations and you may be reminded of your fondest memories traveling with your family. Many children and their families have been waiting a whole year to visit relatives, go on a special trip, or take a relaxing vacation. Traveling with children can be challenging but having strategies can help make summer vacations more enjoyable, particularly if you have a child with special needs. Many families I have worked with have had negative experiences traveling and have ended up cutting their vacations short because of lack of planning. To avoid these potential frustrating summer vacations, here are some tips based on research findings and years of clinical experience with hundreds of families of children with special needs that can help make your summer vacation successful and stress free!

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How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Losing weight, saving money and kicking the smoking habit rank as some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. The enthusiasm for achieving these resolutions is high on January 1st. Many people notice a sharp decline in motivation by the end of January. Sticking to New Year’s resolutions takes planning and persistence, with a healthy dose of realism. Be honest with yourself and get back on track if you find yourself straying from the path to a new you.

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Earth Science Activities for Kids

Earth science provides opportunities for hands-on activities for kids to explore and learn. Earth science encompasses many subcategories related to the earth. Geology, meteorology, oceanography and astronomy fall under the earth science category. Reading about the concepts that fall under these categories is educational, but seeing the concepts in action is a more effective way to teach kids.

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What Are Signs a Baby Is Coming?

As a pregnancy draws to an end every woman wants to know how much longer the pregnancy will last. While everyone likes to think that the due date is a reliable indicator, the truth is that the average human gestation period is anywhere from 38 to 42 weeks. Knowing the signs a baby is coming may save you and your family a lot of frustration by establishing realistic estimations and expectations.