While the holiday is a time to celebrate, picnic or barbeque with family,  relax, and enjoy fireworks, it can also be a stressful time. Veterans who have sacrificed so much the typical Independence Day celebrations include reminders that can trigger uneasiness and discomfort. Here are some tips from the @VeteransAffairs about how to make this 4th of July enjoyable for all — including those who have served our country.

https://blogs.va.gov/VAntage/50085/4th-july-time-celebrate-remember/

On the other hand, for children with sensory integration disorders and their parents, the loud noises, bright lights, strong smells, and crowds of July 4 may create feelings of anxiety, fear or even dread. @EnablingDevices1 has some suggestions on how to make the July 4holiday less stressful for kids and parents alike.

https://enablingdevices.com/blog/five-ways-to-enjoy-the-fourth-of-july/

Lastly, stay cool and safe in this hot weather!

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