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Autism news: This simple trick could improve your child’s brain health
May 16, 2023

I considered myself rebuked. But I knew she was right.

“Yeah, you’re right. I agree,” I said.

I was at the doctor’s office for my annual physical exam, and the practitioner was telling me how important it is to drink enough water for my height and weight, which for me is 8 glasses per day.

Simply trying to drink the right amount wasn’t enough, and I knew I needed to make myself do this.

She said I needed four 16-oz. bottles just to flush my system out.

“And if you REALLY love yourself,” she said, “you’ll drink an extra bottle or two.”

I thought about my son and how much he needs to drink plenty of water, too. Experts say that kids with autism have a harder time flushing toxins out of their bodies.

Toxins can affect brain health and a host of other bodily functions. So it’s very important to make sure they consume enough filtered water each day.

You may think, “But my child doesn’t like it!” With all the tasty, sugary drinks available, many parents struggle to get their kids to drink water.

If you’re like me, you may have handed your child a big cup of water, only to have them barely touch it.

But I’ve learned a trick that for us has worked like a charm.

Enter the tiny cup.

I noticed that when I gave him water in a tiny, 4-ounce cup, he’d drink the whole thing in one second!

I’d refill it three more times, and voila! He just drank 16 ounces of water.

So I decided, “Hey, I’m gonna ditch the big cup and use the tiny cup all the time!”

And it worked. Now he drinks a lot more purified water than he used to.

It’s a lot easier to tackle a small task than a big one. Facing the daunting prospect of drinking a large cup of water can seem to them like climbing a tall mountain.

But with the tiny cup, our kids could think, “I can do this!”

We’ll probably have to refill their cup over and over again, but it’s well worth the inconvenience to ensure better health for our kids, don’t you think?

If you want to see my favorite tiny paper cups, just follow the link below.

Warm Regards,

Kay Donato

See my favorite tiny cups here.

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