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Dysgraphia And Challenges With Written Expression

Writing difficulties are common in many children but some parents may not realize when these manifest from a learning or attention disorder. Dysgraphia for example is characterized by chronic struggles with the written word, and using writing to convey an intended meaning. While there is no cure for this condition, there are steps both children and their parents can take to ease the negative effects and challenges it brings to a child’s life. The first thing parents must trust is that Dysgraphia is brain-related, it out of a child’s control. Like dyslexia and other common learning disabilities, it should not…

How to Create a Spacious Nursery in a Tiny Home

Having a baby requires a lot of adjustments at home. If you live in a tiny home, there’s no need to move to a bigger one right away. If you’re browsing real estate & homes for sale in Laval but need to make your space work just for a little longer here are some great tips to maximize the space that you have at home and create a beautiful nursery for your little one. Place baby supplies such as diapers, baby wipes and even clothes in a storage box and put it under the crib or bed. It is a great…

Teaching Your Kids to Be Safe Outside the Home

Keeping our children safe is a priority. When they are small, they are with us most of the time, so we can breathe easy. If they are at home or with close friends and relatives, you know they are safe, and being looked after. Understandably, it is once they start to spend time away from us that we really start to worry. Sending your children to school is difficult, but again you know they are with adults who know how to look after them. The biggest challenge is letting them walk to school with their friends, and later go to…