Top 5 Qualities A Good Nanny Should Have

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A positive working relationship with your nanny is built on shared values and trust. Aside from experience in the field and chemistry with you and your children, a nanny should have a specific set of qualities in order to create a fun, safe and educational environment for your children.

The needs of every family is different, however there are some key fundamental traits a nanny should possess. Below are the top 5 qualities your nanny should have: Passion for Early Childhood Education Your nanny should have an obvious love for children. However, it’s also a bonus if they are passionate about...

Why Your Elderly Parent Needs Extra Help

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Aging parents require you and your loved ones to provide additional assistance as time goes on. But it’s not always obvious that a parent needs help.

Many children and may be unaware of the growing needs of parents. In many cases, a medical issue arises before family members realize that they must provide additional help. Understanding why your elderly parent needs help and recognizing its signs ensure that they have everything they need to maintain their daily activities. Changing Health Needs It’s important that your parent is able to access the medications they need and take them as recommended by their doctors....

How To Ensure Your Nanny Is Happy In Your Home

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Your nanny is a valuable member of your support circle. A nanny can provide services related to child care, home cleaning and even managing aspects of your family schedule.

But your nanny won’t be very effective if he or she isn’t happy. Similar to an employee in any company, nannies have needs and goals that must be met in order to ensure a successful and lasting relationship. Knowing how to ensure that your nanny is happy in your home will make your life more efficient and create a valuable source of support for the daily challenges you face. Make sure all...

When Is It Time To Find Help For An Elder Family Member?

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Someone you love is getting older and beginning to show signs of needing help. Maybe you've noticed your Dad's mail is not being opened. Or your Mom, who usually always looks so together, is not taking care of herself like she used to by dressing up and doing her hair.

Older people don’t like to ask for extra help. People don’t want to lose their independence. Here are are some signs your aging loved one may need a helping hand at home:
  • Food has gone bad, but doesn’t get thrown away;
  • Missing appointments;
  • Bruising with no explanations;
  • Arising after being seated;
  • Trouble balancing when walking;
  • Tasks...

5 Things To Know About Alzheimer’s And Caregiving

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Taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s Disease can make you feel both good and overwhelmed at the same time. There are always new things that test you and push you to your limits. As time marches on and the person for whom you’re caring becomes more disoriented, that’s when you realize how much you’ve really taken on.

Learn the facts You may have some misconceptions about the disease, so learning the facts is important. Find out what to expect about its progression so you can make a game plan to best care for your loved one. Many places give free education...