adopting older children

Adopting older children: Unique challenges and coping strategies

Adoption is a beautiful process of forming one’s family. It also comes with its challenges that are easier to handle when adoptive parents are prepared and ready. So what should one know about adopting older children and bringing them home forever?
Sleep for kids

The short guide to great sleep for kids

Although a child’s spine is very flexible during the growing process, it is nevertheless exposed to potentially permanent impairments if forced to bear pressure for extended periods of time – as it would be the case if the child sleeps on an unfit mattress.

9 Timely Actions That Will Help Manage Toothache in Children

No matter how hard you try to take care of your children’s teeth or encourage and support them to do so, toothache in children is still very common and they will still experience some debilitating pain at one point or another. But, most of it can be managed with some timely actions.
Summer care for children with eczema

9 Simple Summer Care Tips For Children With Eczema

Whether it is the change from summer to winter or a transition to the summer season, eczema flare-ups can occur if proper care is not taken. In any case, managing eczema is challenging at any time of the year. For children with eczema though, summer can be especially hard.
Special Needs parent

10 Simple Things To Pay Attention To In The Company Of A Special Needs Parent

Our strong instincts to avoid saying or doing anything manifests out of a deep need to not embarrass the special needs parent or ourselves.  To do no harm. Here are 10 guidelines that I put together from my own experience of raising a special needs child, and helping several others.