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Ways To Help Mom With All The Kids At Home

With all the changes going on regarding the coronavirus and the children being home from school, the house can start getting a bit crazy! Even worse is the fact that we’re all stuck in this quarantine and should not leave our own houses. Children are going to get reckless and, believe me, objects are going to become broken—fast. Kids are going to be kids though. Just thinking about all the stuff that will be getting broken can be a bit scary, but here are some ways to help keep everything calm and in one piece. Trust me, I have kids of my own and all of these have become a must-have in my household!

Ways To Help Mom With All The Kids At Home

Prehung Doors

With kids chasing each other around and throwing things at each other, something is bound to break. Most of the time one child will try to run as fast into a room to get away and in the door slamming process part of the door will end out becoming broken. Prehung doors are the way to go for replacing a broken door that will end up getting broken again. These doors come already assembled and easy to install for an average person to be able to put in themselves.  [Read more…]

5 Ways To Support A Grieving Friend

It’s horrible watching a friend grieve. We all want to be helpful and make people feel better, but we can’t make grief go away. 

Grieving is a process that takes time. While you can’t magic away their grief or bring that person back to life, supporting them through the process is important. When someone is grieving, they need to know that they have people around them – like you. So, how can you support a grieving friend? 

5 Ways To Support A Grieving Friend

Referrals

When a person is grieving, they might want to speak to someone they don’t know about their feelings, like a counselor or even a medium or psychic (like those on this medium chat site). Let’s face it; we all know people. Use your connections to suggest the right person for them to talk to. Do you have a great therapist? Or does your friend always brag about theirs? Sometimes, knowing where to start is the biggest hurdle so be helpful and make some suggestions.  [Read more…]

10 Creative Ways to Engage Your Kids This Summer

Summer is here, and that means you can’t necessarily rely on virtual school to keep your little ones entertained. If you have to work, as many parents do, this task can seem daunting. Where can you come up with imaginative ideas when your brain is tired?

Have no fear. The following ten creative ideas will help your children enjoy their vacation without them driving you crazy. Many of these activities can be completed independently by older kiddos, meaning you can focus on other tasks while they entertain themselves. Plus, you may learn a few new groovy tricks yourself. 

10 Creative Ways to Engage Your Kids This Summer

1. Build a Birdhouse 

During the quarantine, many people discovered what their cats have long known — watching feathered friends fly in for food is fun! Since your avian buddies can’t survive on seed alone, why not give them a roof over their heads? You might get to witness the miracle of life if the female has eggs that later hatch. 

If money is a concern, you only need six items to complete this craft, and you probably have many of them already. Once you complete the birdhouse, you can decorate it however you like. Then, hang it near a window for year-round viewing and enjoy the show.  [Read more…]

6 Tips To Read Before Finding Your Own Personal Assistant

Choosing a personal care assistant means knowing who can do it and how they get paid. Plus, the person should be able to perform the necessary tasks with a positive attitude. Before finding your assistant, check out these six tips first to make an educated choice.

6 Tips To Read Before Finding Your Own Personal Assistant

How Can I Cover the Cost?

Thanks to New York State Medicaid, the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP), makes it possible for consumers to select and hire their care assistants. A consumer can choose a friend or family member to get paid for taking care of them by directly enrolling in this CDPAP program. Medicaid covers the cost of eligible consumers. To be eligible, you must need home care, have Medicaid, and be able to make your own decisions or have a representative who can do so on your behalf.  [Read more…]