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Fall in the Northeast is such a beautiful time of the year. While I won’t say that it’s my favorite season, it’s definitely up there. Granted, there are only four seasons, but Fall is probably my second favorite if not my favorite sometimes. Especially after moving to Albany.

It took me a little while to accept it and really look at the surroundings. But once the leaves start to turn? It is absolutely gorgeous. There are so many things to do in this area aside from leaf peeping though.

Here are just a few fall fun ideas to keep your family outdoors.


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Of course, my toddler is far more enthusiastic than I am some days. And let’s face it, she has more energy than I do.

But that doesn’t keep us from having fun and exploring the outdoors. Far from it. I’ve just learned that sometimes I have to make a few adjustments and prepare ahead of time.

For example, making sure that I have comfortable shoes to enjoy our outdoor activities. We especially love to go pumpkin and apple picking. And that means a lot of walking and being on my feet. I’ve had problems in the past with knee pain.

So now I know that I need to come adequately prepared so I’m not sitting down every five minutes.

The best way I’ve found is to use Dr. Scholl’s® Custom Fit® Orthotics. Have you seen the commercials? I’ve always been kind of skeptical about, it but I have used Dr. Scholl’s® products in the past with much success.

Still, I have a thing about having my feet touched and/or on strange objects.

I’m sure you can see where this is going but I was looking for a solution that would help.

After reassuring myself that it would be okay, I took the first step.

After following the on-screen instructions (Starting with your left foot), you’ll receive a more accurate assessment of where your feet need support.

Next, you repeat the process with your right foot and follow their own screen instructions. It really doesn’t take very long.

I’ve always guessed that I might have high arches so I was interested to see what this would say.

You can take a look and see if your local Walmart has a Custom Fit® Kiosk near you. You can also receive a $10 savings on your purchase on the Custom Fit® Online Rebate Center.

Now that I was equipped with these, I knew that I could easily survive a day on my feet. And not just on my feet, but trekking through the apple orchards, pumpkin fields, and the farm store.

She wasn’t too enthused about going through the actual pumpkin patch but she was pretty determined to carry as much as possible by herself.

And once she saw the shopping carts, she knew that she had to take over. Would not let me do a thing!

Best of all? My toddler and I can make another lasting memory without me getting completely exhausted by the end of the day.

How would Custom Fit® Orthotics keep you going?

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Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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