August, 2014

Internet Safety Tips For Keeping Kids Safe






There is a lot of responsibility riding on the shoulder of parents. In addition to the work of proving for their kids, taking care of them, and helping them grow into well-rounded adults, parents today have an added concern to worry about- keeping their kids safe when they use technology. Internet safety with technology is a huge issue that has hundreds of books, workshops, seminars, and aids to help parents…

3 Ways to Deal With Aggression in Children






We’ve all seen them. You are out in public and you witness a screaming child and the frustrated mother, father or sitter. To put it simply: angry outbursts – commonly referred to as temper tantrums – are a nuisance to caregivers. Crying, complaining, yelling and the use of physical violence like kicking and slapping are all common behaviors used by children to vent their immediate frustrations. Why do children do…

The 5 Homework Tips for Better Study Habits






If you have a child of school age, you will almost certainly be familiar with the daily battle of getting homework done on time, and to the standard required by the school. The good news is that if a parent and child get into good study habits early, it will become second nature to get homework done, meaning that they are free to enjoy the rest of their spare time without…

Babysitter Interview Questions






Babysitter interview questions from 4sitters.com babysitting service will prepare you for your babysitter interviews. Preparing to interview babysitter candidates is very important in order to hire the right babysitter. You will need to spend some time thinking about previous babysitters and what skills, knowledge, and personal qualities made them great at their job. Select some or all of the following babysitter interview questions. General Babysitter Interview Questions Why do you…

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Bullying Behaviors: Tips for Recognizing and Preventing Bullying in Your Child’s Life






The issue of bullying is one that has long been discussed by parents, educators, and childcare professionals. But when parents come face-to-face with this issue when their own child is affected by bullying, it can be difficult to know what to do. Firstly, it is important to understand what kinds of behaviors can be identified as bullying. Stopbullying.gov defines bullying as any “unwanted, aggressive behaviour among school aged children that…

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Babysitting Jobs: Not Just for Kids






College students today are struggling against so many pressures – bigger class sizes, less available instructors, mounting student debt and a job market that’s so tight that it seems impossible to find work that fits into your class schedule. It’s hard to focus on learning when you’ve got all of these things on your plate. You might not think of college babysitter jobs as a viable option for you because,…

Finding a babysitter for a child with Spina Bifida






My first personal experience of Spina Bifida was of my friend who lived next door. She was a delicate girl, who had difficulty walking; she had experienced several operations, tired easily, she was kind and gentle. But, I always felt that she was not someone I would like to play against in a game of chess, because I would most certainly lose! Her personal  determination and growth as an individual…

Babysitting for a child with Type 1 Diabetes






Finding out your young child has Type 1 Diabetes can be one of the most frustrating, troublesome, and even traumatic experiences for a parent. As the diagnosis becomes confirmed by hardcore objective data (i.e. medical reports), parents spend their days going through booklets, handouts, notes, articles, and online support groups. The phone calls become never ending, just as appointments with doctors and nurses become. Thought processes change as parents become…

Finding a caregiver for a child with Autism






When you hire a nanny for your child, you of course want the best. You need to know they’re qualified, educated and have the right character. But what about if your child has special needs? What if your child has autism? For many parents with an autistic child, finding a nanny they can trust can be really stressful. A number of parents might be reluctant to leave their autistic child…

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