Plant Nanny Is So Cute and Healthy

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If you’re anything like me, you’re dehydrated. All the time. I don’t know why, but for whatever reason I just can’t seem to bring myself to drink water during the day. I’ve tried writing Post-Its to myself, putting “drink water” on all of my to-do lists, and even pouring myself a giant glass and setting it beside my laptop.  I usually end up watering my plants before I water myself. Turns out, that was exactly what I needed to get more healthy.
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5 Games That Help Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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This article originally appeared on, a site dedicated to talking about games and technology in relation to “alternative learners,” which includes kids with learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism, and ADHD. We’re excited to have a relationship with LearningWorks For Kids, cross-posting articles and supporting each other in emphasizing the positive aspects of gaming and technology. In this post, Dr. Randy Kulman gives a list of five great games that can help kids with autism.

Many children with mild symptoms of autism (referred to as Level 1 autism spectrum disorder) enjoy playing popular video games with their peers. Playing popular video games allows them to share an interest with other kids their age, practice and improve social skills, and learn a variety of problem-solving and executive functioning skills. Playing popular games also helps children affected by autism relate to their peers, provides them with an opportunity to excel at something of interest, and often produces increased levels of interaction with others. Here are five popular games that help children with autism spectrum disorders get connected with their peers. Read More