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Disabled Children’s Charities






Disabled Children’s Charities: I never thought I would have to rely on them when my son Jeremy was born. I was thrown into foreign territory without a map and numb with processing the fact that his future was unknown. The last thing on my mind was the care he’d need or the support my family would. Luckily, other Minnesota special needs parents had forged the path by creating disabled children’s charities…

Interview Prep for Busy Parents






So your a busy parent and you landed the in-person interview: Now what?  Simple interview preparation makes all the difference. I’m a busy parent of two boys and a hiring manager. Here are my top tips to help you, busy parents, glide through your interview day stress-free.   Busy Parents Interview Prep Schedule To Do Immediately The first thing busy parents should do is to arrange childcare. Find a babysitter on 4sitters.com to…

Babysitting Activities

Summer Babysitting Activities






With kids out of school for 3 months, it can be challenging for a babysitter to come up with summer babysitting activities to keep them entertained and out of trouble. My teenaged son would simply prefer to sleep in until 1pm and then play video games all day but my other son is the polar opposite. He has special needs and is only happy when he’s active. Here are my…

Parent of a special needs child? Useful special needs apps






My youngest son is a special needs child whose schedule is more packed than a CEO of a Fortune 100 company. I rely heavily on my smartphone and trusty special needs apps to manage several specialty doctor appointments, school outings, and everything in between. If you are a babysitter or nanny working with special needs children, this is for you too. To Do – Reminder By App Innovation                                                                                                                          Speak or…

Top 10 Things to Do in Miami with Kids






If you’re looking for one of the best cities for families, you should definitely think Miami. Regardless of when you and the kids travel there, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Miami with kids and keep everyone in the family happy and busy. While the beaches are the first major attraction, and no one who visits Miami is going to neglect taking some time to stretch out in…

Summer Camps for Special Needs Children






Summer is the time of the year when parents and their children are free from the stress of school. If you have a child with special needs, it’s also the end of all those school therapeutic sessions. With all the extra time, your child wants activities to engage them. Ensure your child spends their summer enjoying themselves. Let them enjoy their summer at a summer camp. What are Summer Camps…

Special Needs Accommodations for Spring Break Travel






Disney World and Universal Studios, Florida’s two most popular theme parks, are classic Spring Break travel destinations. Both parks are great places to go with special needs children, because they offer a variety of services to make your trip as easy as possible. Here’s the accommodation offered by these parks and by the major airlines that you can take to get to Florida. Special Needs Accommodation on Major Airlines Major…

Minneapolis Babysitter for a Special Needs Child






Finding the Right Minneapolis Babysitter for Your Special Needs Child When you have a child with special needs, it’s important to find a Minneapolis babysitter who understands your child and any symptoms or emergencies they may have. While you could always ask a family member, neighbor, or friend in Minneapolis to help out, they are not always equipped to handle special needs or problems that may arise. You want what’s…

Los Angeles Special Needs Child Care






When it comes to children with special needs, Los Angeles parents know that finding an experienced care giver is critical. There are many babysitting services and child care service providers on the market today but those who provide care for special needs children tend to have more education and training in special needs. This allows for specialized quality care for special needs children. Los Angeles has a wealth of special…

What to Consider Before Taking a Babysitting Job






When it comes to finding the perfect babysitting job, it’s important to have some preferences or standards when it comes to accepting a job. By narrowing down your preferences of the type of families you would like to work for, you will be setting yourself up for better enjoyment of the position which leads to staying with the family longer. This is a huge plus for you, the babysitter, and…