Changing Your Child’s School: How to Make the Transition Easier

Moving to a new school can be difficult for a child, but this is a common and necessary transition that almost all students experience at least once. Maybe your family is moving to a new home in a new city, or perhaps your child’s progress is ahead or behind and the transfer is being made to a school like Kid’s Country Learning Center to accommodate her academic needs. Whatever the reason for this transition, your child will be leaning on you for comfort, strength and stability to let go of the old routine and embrace this new chapter in her life. These four tips can help you provide the support your child needs and to make her school transfer occur smoothly.

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4 Delicious Mediterranean Foods that are Good for Your Health

The Mediterranean diet has quickly become not only a popular weight loss plan, but also a means to improve overall health. It’s a fact that in Mediterranean countries, populations have a significantly lower risk of heart disease thanks to the diet. Furthermore, Mediterranean foods and dishes have been linked to healthier weight, reduced risk of diabetes, and a host of other health benefits. While switching over to a complete Mediterranean diet may not work for everyone, adding just a few items to your grocery list can have a positive impact.

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Better Bones: How to Protect Your Child from Osteoporosis

As a parent, it is likely that osteoporosis is the last thing you worry about when it comes to your children’s health. Although osteoporosis is a disease that affects people later in life, the decisions that you make for your child when they are young can influence the likelihood your child may develop osteoporosis in the future. The following are a few guidelines that you can follow to protect your child from developing osteoporosis later in life.

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Considering a Bidet? What You Need to Know about the Plumbing

Bidets are used to supplement or replace the traditional use of toilet paper and is a widely-embraced mode of personal hygiene throughout the world. While not as popular in the Americas, they can be found in luxury homes or those with a distinct European style.

It is important to understand the plumbing needs associated with installing and using a bidet. Bidet plumbing is very much like that of a standard toilet. Below you will find some valuable information regarding the available styles of bidets and the plumbing needs associated with them.

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Lean Relocation: 5 Things Not to Pack When Moving

A move to a new location can be a daunting task that requires sifting through items that you’ve had in your closet or garage for years. Many of these things are no longer useful, but they have been around so long, you may have forgotten them. Your upcoming move is a good opportunity to pare down unnecessary items, so you can make an efficient re-location and can save money on moving expenses. Here are a few areas that are usually easiest to eliminate.

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5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Family Safe at Home

If you watch or read the news, the events around the world today may have you particularly concerned about your family’s safety. However, the biggest threats to you and your family’s safety, such as drowning, vehicle accidents, falls, and accidental poisonings, are found closest to home. Fortunately, there are many easy things you can do to help protect your family from danger.

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A Sinking Feeling: 4 Ways to Clean Out a Clogged Drain

We’ve all experienced the day ruining, unmistakable sound of a burbling drain. You look, bridge of the nose pinched, at the wealth of dirty water sitting stagnant instead of traveling through the pipes into the sewer where it belongs. This vexing scenario is all too familiar to too many people. However, a clogged drain need not be elevated to a catastrophic event. We’ll offer four simple ways to clear a clogged drain if you find yourself in this unfortunate circumstance.

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Buried in Trash: 5 Tips for Cleaning a Hoarder’s House

Maybe you’ve noticed that a friend or family member has accumulated an unhealthy amount of possessions, belongings, and garbage and volunteered to help clean out the hoard. Or perhaps you’ve purchased a home at a great bargain because the previous owners were hoarders. Whatever the reason, cleaning out a hoarder’s house must be done correctly to avoid illness and truly cut out the clutter.

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Child Sprained Their Ankle? How to Diagnose the Severity and Treat It

A child can receive a sprained ankle from athletic activities, playground injuries, from jumping games or simply from clowning around. Ankle sprains can range from very mild to severe, and the degree of discomfort can vary from one individual to another. If your child comes home with a sprained ankle, you may be able to treat it at home. However, some sprains can be severe and should be seen by your pediatrician.

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