If You Love Someone With Autism, Don't Vote For Trump!

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When Donald Trump was one of 17 candidates vying for the Republican nomination, he was asked about autism at a debate in September 2015.

Trump put the blame squarely on vaccines: "You take this little beautiful baby, and you pump -- I mean, it looks just like it's meant for a horse, not for a child, and we've had so many instances, people that work for me, just the other day .

The Nasty Moms Of 2016

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Pollsters, call us the "nasty moms."

For every election cycle in recent memory, the mom vote has been key. The race to win over American mothers' vote is usually packaged up into a cute, TV ready moniker.

Is America Good?

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A long time ago (at least 11 years), on a high, green, grassy esplanade leading to the glimmering castle in Stirling, Scotland, a mother sat on a blanket with the remains of lunch.

Are You Contributing to Your Child's Anxiety?

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Childhood has been commonly perceived as the carefree years of life or "hakuna matata." However, in today's world, a life of no worries seems to be a rarity. It is common to hear parents say, "It wasn't like this when I was growing up, why is my child always so anxious?" A certain degree of fear and anxiety is normal, but why does it seem like there is a sudden increase of children who suffer from it?

Over the past two decades, there has been a large increase in the diagnosis of anxiety disorders in children.