Seasonal Allergy Tip #7: Keep bedroom windows closed to avoid pollen entering the house.
Seasonal Allergy Tip #6: Use warm water or saline solution to wash pollen or other allergic substances out of the nose. Nasal irrigation through the use of a neti pot or spray bottle can flush the nasal cavities of excess mucus and debris.
Seasonal Allergy Tip #5: Use a HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter in your vacuum. HEPA is a type of filter that can trap a large amount of very small particles that other vacuum cleaners would simply re-circulate back into the air of your home.
Seasonal Allergy Tip #4: Wash linens in hot water. Also wash bedding in hot water weekly.
Seasonal Allergy Tip #3: Use special mattress and pillow covers that block dust mites.
Seasonal Allergy Tip #2: Wash or remove stuffed animals from bedrooms as they may be covered in allergens.
Seasonal Allergy Tip #1: Shower before bedtime to avoid bringing allergens to bed.
A great way to reduce sibling fights is to give them chores to do jointly. This will teach them co-operation and builds trust.
When siblings between the ages of 3 and 7 are together they tend to fight 3.5 times per hour. Studies show that these fights tend to last a total of 10 minutes. Check back tomorrow for ways you can reduce sibling arguments.
CRISIS – If your child or family is experiencing some kind of crisis, sometimes children feel safer to be at home. Crisis can drain all of the energy out of a person and a school environment requires a lot of energy to be successful.