Category Archives: parenting

Does your Child Have Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleeping disorder with which a person has pauses in breathing or periods of shallow breathing when they sleep. Those pauses can last up to 10 seconds and they can happen more than once during the night. Usually, this state is followed by a loud snoring, or in worse cases choking or snorting sounds. When a child suffers from this disorder, it may lead to hyperactivity or attention issues. (more…)

5 Ways To Keep Your Bathroom Safe and Sanitary For Kids

As a parent, you’re always looking out for the health of your kids – their food, their environment, their habits, everything. And one place to pay special attention to, particularly depending on the ages of your children, is the bathroom. This is one of the “wet rooms” where you do lots of cleaning, but a lot of dirt gets left in the process.

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3 Things You Need to Understand When Your Child is an Addict

There are few circumstances more difficult to navigate, as a parent, than when your child is struggling with an addiction. Finding out your child has an addiction can be just the first step on the very long and painful road towards recovery. But with a rising statistic of nearly two million teens between 12 and 17 struggling with an addiction, the problem has been brought to light. Unfortunately, statistics show that only 150,000 of these teens are actively seeking treatment, so the fact that your teen is on their way is a good sign. Included here are a few things to know when you first discover your child is an addict.

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4 Reasons to Hang Up Your Children’s Art in Your Home

Turning a house into a home can be a complicated process. Making your house look like a Martha Stewart magazine may be beautiful but not necessarily “homey.” Things that can transform your house into a home include family, pets, photos and art. One of the best things about kids is that they love to create. Making art can help them with confidence and academic success as well as keep their mental health strong throughout their life. Included here are a few reasons to encourage your children to create and to hang their art up in your home. (more…)