Archive for October 20, 2016

Benefits of Repairing a Cracked Foundation

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Basement cracks and leaks, Crawl space leaks, Fixing basement leaks

Sump pump repair
Cracks in the foundation of your home may not seem like a big concern, but they can lead to much bigger problems. Any crack that is one-fourth of an inch wide or wider found in the foundation, blocks, bricks, or steps can cause serious damage to the overall foundation.
Cracks allow water and moisture in to the foundation, which weakens the overall structure. It can also lead to water and dampness in the basement or lower level of the home. The more moisture that gets into the foundation, the more damage it can cause.
There are a number of ways to prevent damage to your home before you find yourself repairing a cracked foundation. First thing you can do is keep all organi

Is Your Child Prone to Tantrums? Why Baby Sign Language Can Soothe Their Anger

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Fussy eaters toddlers, Terrible twos

Food for picky toddlers
Are you a new parent of an infant who is dreading the terrible twos and wondering how to deal with toddler screaming tantrums? Surprisingly, the key to cutting down on toddler tantrums may lie in communication: health experts consistently report that part of toddlers’ frustration is their lack of spoken language. They want the cookie but cannot get the cookie because they do not know the word: thence spring the tears and tantrums. What baby experts know about toddlers and communication is that introducing your infants and young toddlers to baby sign language could help minimize their frustration.
More than 100 years ago, a linguist named William Dwight Whitney found that hearing children who were born to Deaf parents were signing simple sentences by the age of six months. Some children do co