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Kid Friendly Holiday Activities in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas strip is not known for being the best place to bring children, but don’t overlook the benefits of having some of the world’s best attractions right here in our backyard! The lights, colors, sounds and sheer size of the strip make a magical experience for kids, especially…

Las Vegas Summer Camps, Childcare and Activities for Children

Summer is almost here, and with it, more time with your children! For some, this can be difficult, as you have to re-balance childcare needs and find activities for the family. It can also be expensive! But there are ways to meet childcare needs on a budget and have some…

Innovative Health Insurance Option for Children Only

One of the issues some grandparents and other relatives have in Nevada is the difficulty or impossibility in obtaining child-only health insurance policies. For individuals who are on medicare, adding dependents is impossible. And some children do not qualify for Medicaid or NV Check Up because their income (Medicaid) or…

Parenting Your Relative: Dealing with Misbehavior

Children misbehave for several reasons, but we can categorize them into three main buckets: They don’t know the rules. They know the rules but break them anyway. This can happen when they are frustrated, angry, in need of attention or unable to control their desires. They feel tired, sick, hungry…

Communicating With Children: Difficult Questions

When you are caring for your relative’s children, they may ask difficult questions such as: “When is mommy coming back?” “Why is daddy in jail?” “Where do people go when they die? “Are you going to get sick/die soon?” These concerns loom very large for children. Children want direct answers…

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