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Teach Your Kids Smart Money Habits: Start Them Young!

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Kids know that their parents are the ones responsible for buying them the stuff they need.  They do not know the value of money but if you start teaching them smart money habits while they are young, aside from learning early, they will also have a great value for money as they grow up.  Let me give you some smart money habits that you can pick from and apply to your kids.

Do not waste food or buy too much
This may not be directly related to figures but we have to make sure that our kids are aware that we spend money to buy food. Kids may be fascinated with an ad they saw on television about a food craze and they want to taste it too but they end up not liking them so they don’t eat them at all.  Wasting food is equals to wasting money you use to but it.




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6 Tips on How To Stay Organized For Moms

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Nowadays, moms are juggling more obligations, activities, family matters, and work commitment. However, we still feel that there is just not enough time to do everything. There isn’t enough space to fill new items. Our minds (and home environment) are filled with a mess.

Learn how you can stay organized, simplify household chores, and pave the way to a clutter-free home for first-time parents with these tips:

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15 Tips for First Time Parents to Help with Discipline

How to Discipline Children

Welcome to the parenting world! Pretty sure, the happiness that you are feeling as a mother or father of a beautiful angel is priceless. Being a parent is a valuable gift, but it also comes with a great deal of responsibilities.

Discipline and teaching children tolerable ways to conduct themselves is, undeniably, one of the trickiest parts of parenting. These days, you’ll find various ideas on how to appropriately discipline children. However, bear in mind that the goal of discipline is to guide your little one through their developmental periods while educating them important behaviors and lessons that will help them grow up into successful adults.

How do you keep your child from heading to the DVD player? How can you get him or her to value your authority? Here are 15 tips to help you with discipline.

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Baby food: Is organic food the best for babies?

Congratulations! Your baby is ready to try solid foods for the first time. Whether you decide on making homemade baby food or buy ready-to-eat baby food at the store, you only want what is best for your baby. Scientists agree that what you feed for baby for the first 3 years of this life determines his eating preference and habits for the next 10 years. Therefore, it is important to give your baby healthy and nutritious food. Another question that surfaces is whether or not to buy organic food. Is it really the best choice for your baby’s first solid food?

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8 Easy Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

8 Easy Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

Your kids won’t do everything he/she wish for, but you have the power to teach not to give up easily. Let them learn to try first anything. Steal the following tricks away to boost your child’s confidence:

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6 Places You Should Remember to Keep Clean for Your Baby’s Health

Being sick or caring for your sick baby is not fun at all. The worst part is trying to do both simultaneously. You can easily set off illnesses and prevent accidents from taking place by knowing the important places you should always keep clean to ensure the health and safety of your munchkin.

Getting the germs off areas in your home is a crucial step to prevent illnesses from attacking your innocent kid. One of the best options is through household cleaning as it gets rid of germs from every surface and sweeps them away. So, where to start doing a cleaning? Here are the 6 common places.

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How to Find Support Groups for New Moms

Being a new mom brings a lot of new challenges. Often, these changes can be overwhelming. Some moms have the support of their partner, family, and friends. Some single moms find themselves fulfilling the role of two parent figures. Who better to relate to these new changes than a mom as well, right? Seeking support from fellow moms is much more convenient at this age of technology, Internet, and social media.

 

Find groups in your local community

Finding moms in your area has a lot of benefits. You can meet up with each other, have play dates, or simply have some coffee with a fellow mom. You can check out your local newspaper, hospitals, libraries, universities, churches, or playgrounds. Hospitals often have support groups for new moms such as for postpartum depression, breastfeeding, etc. You can also ask your doctor if he/she can recommend any groups for new moms such as yourself.

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Mommyhood Rules: 5 Things Never to Say to Another Mom

Mommyhood Rules

When you’re a new mom and you decided you are finally ready to socialize with your new “club” (of fellow moms), you gear up with baby essentials, wear your comfy shoes, and head out the door into the new world. A sense of excitement fills our beings as we prepare ourselves to share our new experiences with fellow moms. Let’s face it. Who else knows what we are going through?

But make sure you are prepared for the questions cascading your way! There are some questions which make other moms squirm in their seats, because their eyes to twitch and purse their lips. Be careful not to say these 5 things to other moms.

 

“When are you planning to have another baby?”

Although children bring such a sense of joy, mothers feel awkward being put into the spot when it comes to even hinting to another one. New moms are more vulnerable with the question as they are still adjusting to their new roles, schedules, and routines. Skip the nosy routine and just tell her that her child looks adorable.

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How to get your child to care about others who have less

As parents, we want to give the best to our children. We want them to have good clothes, safe home, delicious food, and healthy lifestyle. We work hard to make sure that they are well-provided for. Children easily absorb how “easy” it is to buy food, get new clothes or shoes, and purchase more things they need and want. But how do we draw the line in making sure they are not spoiled? How do we let our children know that not everyone is as blessed as they are? How do we teach them to care for the less fortunate?

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Breastfeeding Basics: Nursing right after giving birth

Congratulations on your new bundle of joy! Breastfeeding has always been tagged as being the best for babies. Breast Milk is specially designed for your baby. The bond that you formed from pregnancy to birth continues on to breastfeeding. Your milk is the most complete and nutritious food for your newborn. Although breastfeeding comes so naturally to moms, not everyone is as lucky. The best weapon is information. Educate yourself on the many aspects of breastfeeding.

Let us first tackle what happens right after you give birth. Do you have milk right away? Can you use your breast pump immediately? Why doesn’t any milk come out?

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