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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting the Child Find Process

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting the Child Find Process

At 2-and-a-half years old, my son, William, showed early signs of spectrum behavior and received services from Early Steps. With a recommendation from our pediatrician, we were able to get our son privately evaluated and diagnosed with autism by a psychologist. Shortly after we received the diagnosis, William aged out of Early Steps, and we had […]


Hurricane Season: What You Need to Know

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and lasts through November. While it is not uncommon for tropical storms to develop before and after these dates, this is the time of year where the warm weather creates prime conditions for storm development. In 2016, Jacksonville saw a particularly active hurricane season with Hurricane Matthew causing severe damage […]

Busy Bags

6 Must-Haves for Your Toddler’s Busy Bag

Sometimes I think my toddler is the busiest human being on the planet. She literally cannot sit still. My husband says she is just like me — a busy body! So, when you have a busy body child, you need something to entertain them at restaurants, doctor’s appointments, while shopping, etc. where sitting still is […]