How To Console A Child When Things Go Wrong

All parents will eventually have to deal with an upset child. It’s inevitable. Life won’t always go their way, particularly as they get to grips with the reality of the world. 

Unfortunately, parents don’t always know exactly what to do to comfort a child. It’s difficult to figure out what to say. 

Fortunately, this post is here to help. We take a look at some best practices for comforting upset children and helping them with their lives. 

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Tips for Layering Your Bedding for a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting plenty of rest helps you stay awake the next day, maintain your health, and improve your mental well-being. For those who want to ensure they don’t wake up in the middle of the night, it’s essential to think about how you use your blankets and pillows. Here are a few tips for layering your bedding for a good night’s sleep.

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The First Steps You Should Take To Become a Midwife

Midwives hold the unique power to transform mothers’ lives before, during, and after they deliver a baby. Many mothers feel so compelled by their midwife that they, too, would like to become one. Though this process is not as easy as one would expect, there is a series of important steps you must take before becoming a midwife. Let’s take a closer look. 

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One Step Forward, Two Back…Divorce Saga Continues

Ever just feel like life is one step forward and three steps back? I feel like I’m living this. Here’s a great example, I pulled into Valvoine for a much-needed oil change for my Ford Flex. A  day after the oil change I started hearing weird scrapping and the car seemed a bit sluggish. After further examination, it became apparent that the under-car shield was unhinged. What does this mean? This means every time I get in the car I hear the scrapping of the under shield as it’s dragged along to each and every transport of a child, errand, to work, home, etc. Knowing full well it has to be reattached/set. I thought of when I had precisely 30+ minutes to wait for a mistake that someone else made to be fixed. Why must we be inconvenienced by others’ mistakes? Such is life… I have yet two more examples, and I promise the last will have you laughing out loud! But first…

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How to Throw the Best Sweet 16th Birthday Party

Every young person looks forward to their Sweet 16th birthday. It is a momentous occasion that marks the transition from childhood to adulthood and is often celebrated with family and friends at an elaborate party. Throwing the best Sweet 16th Birthday Party can be a daunting task, but here are some guidelines to help you make it a memorable event for your loved one. 

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3 Ways To Support A Child With Special Needs

Children with special needs often face unique challenges in their daily lives. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability. Ensuring regular activity and stability for a child with special needs is crucial for their overall well-being and development. As parents or guardians, you are considered the primary caregiver, therefore it’s important to know how to support your child’s development and create a safe space for them. With that said, here are three tips to bear in mind.

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When The Worst Happens

When life-altering change occurs in your life, whether it be sudden death, family breakdown, or divorce is there a right way to react? The short answer is no. For me it was divorce. After 19 years of marriage and being a huge proponent of marriage, for marriage, and trying my best even under the worst of circumstances I was served divorce papers and my life changed overnight. I went from being at home and fulfilling all the household duties and raising the children to working outside the home full-time while still fulfilling my prior obligations and responsibilities. When the worst happens the hardest part is trying to find the time to process, feel, and heal. So how does one even begin to navigate the steps of grieving when there isn’t time? I’ll be brutally honest with you, it comes out, often at the most inconvenient and oddest times.

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The Next Steps After Receiving Your Child’s Autism Diagnosis

If you’ve recently learned about your child’s autism, you’re likely feeling stressed, overwhelmed, confused, and unsure about what to do next. You may feel indifferent and as if you can’t support your child to the best of your ability—But you can, and you will. 

There’s a lot to learn about the new journey you and your family will go through, but don’t worry. Here are your next steps after receiving your child’s autism diagnosis.

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