Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: There is Hope

Child Showing ADHD Symptoms? 2 Health Problems They Could Have Instead

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Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, or ADHD, has been a growing problem in the United States for decades. If your child is showing some of the common symptoms of this disorder, such as restlessness and an inability to concentrate in school, then you may think your first step should be obtaining a diagnosis from a mental health professional. However, there are many other health problems in children that can cause symptoms similar to ADHD, and you should have your pediatrician rule them out first. Read More»

Enough Is Enough: Setting Boundaries With Your Parents

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As you become older and your parent ages, you may find that your parent has begun to completely change your life. While you anticipated many of the challenges that your career brings you at this stage of your life, your parents begin to need more of your help. While you should do what you can to help your parents, you will also need to set boundaries.    Find Allies Before you set boundaries, you will need to find allies in your family or among your friends who can back you up when setting boundaries. Read More»

Visual Therapy For Reading

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Has your child struggled with reading problems and glasses have failed to correct the problem? This can be a frustrating problem for families and children, and it can sometimes result from misunderstanding the core problem. If glasses don’t help your child’s reading improve, there may be a problem with the way that the child processes visual information. The Problem is Unique A problem with interpreting visual information is different from having a visual problem. Read More»

4 Steps To A New And Improved, Safe And Updated Bathroom

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Maybe you need to improve the safety and accessibility of the bathroom for an aging family member that is moving in. Or maybe you want to update the look of your bathroom while also thinking ahead to the future when you may need more accessibility. Whatever the case may be, these items will not only result in safety improvements but also improve its overall appearance. 1. Install Designer Grab Bars. Read More»

Help Dad Keep His Sanity During The Birthing Process: Benefits Of A Doula

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Many men feel out of control during the labor and birth process. It is in a man’s nature to protect and help his partner during the trials and tribulations of life. Labor and delivery are foreign concepts that can make them feel helpless because there is no way to know what his partner is really experiencing during this momentous occasion in their lives. A doula’s assistance before, during and after childbirth is often touted as an invaluable resource to the mom, but the doula can be a great comfort to the new dad as well. Read More»