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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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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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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Mothers are Queens. It may sound clichéd but it’s every bit as true. We’ve all been so accustomed to her being around and in charge of the affairs that we’ve not noticed that it actually holds true; her being a Queen.
What does the Queen do? Here are a few things the queen does:
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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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