The parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often notice the signs within the first two years of a child’s life; they might lack responsiveness, facial recognition, or play skills for example. At this point, an assessment should be made to determine whether the condition is present. The silver lining of an early diagnosis lies in the fact that an eighteen-month-old autistic child is not too far behind in development compared to their peers at this young age. Both … Keep Reading!!!
When you watch the horrible pictures of families fleeing their homes in other countries, it can be incredibly shocking and upsetting. It also makes us all feel lucky that we live in this country, not one that is being torn apart by war, fighting and terrible disasters.
But it got me thinking because we are all so lucky, how would we deal with the aftermath of a catastrophe at home? These type of events – flooding, earthquakes, fires – … Keep Reading!!!
When you have only just started to learn how to cook, navigating your way around a kitchen can be a bit of a minefield. There is so much to learn – and unfortunately, there is no easy way around it. Unless you were brought up around cooking and have done it yourself from a young age, you will simply have to start at the beginning and get lots of practice in. The good thing is that you are never … Keep Reading!!!
The most helpless feeling that parents can experience is watching their child suffer. You want to protect your baby from illness, but that’s not always possible. That’s especially true if your kid suffers from chronic allergies. Here are four ways to soothe children’s allergies.
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We all tend to get into a routine when it comes to food and drink. For example, we end up having the same thing for breakfast or lunch every single day. Or we might always go for a particular drink as we know it’s healthy for our body. But you might be surprised to know a lot of people are making errors when it comes to their food and drink. They are consuming things which they think are healthy, but … Keep Reading!!!
As a parent and business woman, you probably strive to do anything you can to see your business and family succeed. You work irregular hours and have a hectic schedule, so it’s likely furthering your education through classes and seminars isn’t something you have in the forefront of your mind.
While taking classes or signing up for a seminar may seem daunting, the benefits extend beyond personal growth. If you don’t step out of your comfort zone, you … Keep Reading!!!
No matter how much we try, family life isn’t always as perfect as we would like it to be. Thankfully, most of the troubles we encounter are pretty minor and can be ironed out in no time at all. But what if your family comes face-to-face with some very serious issues; things that you need to tackle head on if you want to get out the other side? Firstly, you need to understand that, as serious as … Keep Reading!!!
When you think of spring cleaning, you probably think about cleaning every nook and cranny of your home’s interior, and perhaps giving a few rooms a new coat of paint, but what about the outside of your home? Your outdoor space is just as important as indoors, and it deserves some attention of its own.
So, once you’re done with your indoor spring cleaning, why not give some attention to your outside space with some of these … Keep Reading!!!
Whether you’re excited or not, moving house is always going to be a stressful thing. You’re not packing a few things for a two-week holiday; you’re packing your entire life into boxes, and that’s a peculiar thought. Of course, no matter how reserved or excitable you may feel by now, I think you know you’ll feel much better once you’re actually in your new home. It’s just the fear of getting everything together in order to move … Keep Reading!!!
Moving house is a stressful enough time when there’s only the family involved, but once pets get thrown into the mix, it’s a whole other kettle of fish, so to speak. It can be a really stressful time for both cats and dogs – they’re usually creatures of habit who find comfort in routine and the same surroundings. Moving house with pets is all about keeping it as stress-free as possible for them, and helping them to … Keep Reading!!!
Now Christmas is behind us and the holidays are over, it’s back to making packed lunches, busy day jobs and the school run. If you feel frazzled just thinking about it, resolve to make this year different. With a little bit of forward planning and a little creativity, you can get organized, reduce stress, and have some free time for yourself.
Weekly planning sessions are invaluable. Spend half an hour or … Keep Reading!!!
You’re a great child care provider – you’re responsible, knowledgeable, and the kids love you. You’ve got all the right traits to be a part-time nanny, live-in nanny, or babysitter, but doing the job isn’t the hard part for you, it’s getting the job. How do you convince a perfect stranger to leave their beloved children in your care, as capable as they are? The hardest part of being a caregiver is making sure you have enough work to keep … Keep Reading!!!