Showing posts from April, 2016

Seven Signs That Your Child Could Have ADHD

ADHD (or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a complicated issue that can affect a person's ability to function in a variety of success in school and with interpersonal relationships. Usually, the disorder is diagnosed by the time a child reaches their teenage years. There are some unmistakable symptoms of the disorder and others that are hard to decipher. Either way, being aware of them can help you know what to keep an eye out for. Here are seven signs that your child could have it.   Self-Centeredness Emotional Outbursts Trouble Sitting Still Could Mean ADHD Starting Things but Not Finishing Them A Hard Time Repeating Things Back Careless Mistakes ADHD Doesn't Always Mean Loud STORY LINK:     About 1 percent of the world population has autismspectrum disorder. (CDC, 2014) Prevalence in the United States is estimated at 1 in 68 births. (CDC, 2014) More than 3.5 million Americans live with

Steps To Hiring The Right Nanny For Your Family?

Steps to Hiring a NannyHiring a nanny can be a daunting process and, for many, the idea of bringing someone new into their home and leaving their kids in the sole care of someone they don't know can be scary. It's very important to identify each step needed to carefully navigate this search, the end result of which yields comfort and peace of mind.   Determine your needs : map out the criteria most important to you, from personality to special skills, hours and schedule, salary/package, age experience, education, training, childcare and discipline philosophy, responsibilities, etc. Write a job description : put your thoughts down on paper and spell them out in a one page summary that you can share with an agency and/or potential candidates. Register with an agency or post your job: Screen applicants/conduct phone interviews: In-person interview : arrange for promising candidates to come to your home to meet with you and get a preview of the potential future work env