Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

Money management is a complicated subject. It there is no consensus about the best investment strategies, how much to save and where to get the best advice. Much of it is up for interpretation. So, how can you prepare your kids for a healthy financial future? To begin, encourage your kids to be aware of money as a concept. It’s important for them to know that it does not grow on trees. Rather, earning an income requires work, saving and some degree of sacrifice. One easy way to do this to let … [Read more...]

Baby’s Sleeping Habits: A Guide for First-Time Moms

Many first-time moms do not have any clues about the sleeping habits of their newborn baby. They do not even know whether the baby sleeps for the required number of hours or whether the baby is sleeping less. While the sleeping habits of each and every baby are different but there is a general blueprint which you can easily observe. We will today share with you a simple guide which you can follow in order to know more about the sleeping habits of your baby. Newborns Newborns typically … [Read more...]

General Information on Instagram and Children

Legal provisions relating to Facebook and Instagram Researching on the internet for legal rules, I found that they are not there. The applications themselves recommend that you use it only when you are 13 years old or older, but an investigation shows: children download it much earlier. What is so fun about Instagram? For parents who didn’t live the first moments of Instagram in 2012 and actually have no idea what the application entails, it basically sums up to: You share photos with … [Read more...]

How to Effectively Teach Your Kids About Electricity and Electrical Safety

Growing up without electricity was once a norm which blinded us to the dangers of exposed wires, playing with sockets, or trying to repair circuits. Over the years, we have had to learn the hard way about electricity and the safety precautions required. Our children today experience the wonders of power and the many benefits involved. However, their curiosity has made many mothers consider other alternatives that would not endanger their little ones. I once caught my niece trying to get … [Read more...]

Having A New Baby? Get Ready, Get Set, Save!

Parenthood is one of the biggest changes you’ll go through in your life. Most new parents experience a period of stress as they try to prepare for the adjustments they’ll need to make to their life and their budget. Knowing the best steps to take to prepare for parenthood’s surprising costs can boost your excitement for your upcoming bundle of joy. You have to understand the costs associated with parenthood before you can plan for them. Many first-time parents don’t know what to expect. … [Read more...]

How To Study When You Have a Child

Do you remember all those sleepless nights when you had been preparing for the terms exams? Can you imagine that having a child and studying simultaneously may increase the responsibility and hardship twice or thrice? Still eager to gain education and raise a kid at once? Then we have some pleasant pieces of advice for you. Maternity and high education: how to find things in common Once I visited a forum especially designed for mummies who are getting education. The stories seemed to be … [Read more...]

How to Get your Kids to Help with Chores

Have you noticed that your kids will do just about anything to get out of doing chores?  Kids don’t usually volunteer to help out and many parents may feel it’s just easier to do the chores themselves and avoid arguing with their kids about it. It may seem easier to do everything yourself, but chores teach your kids important life lessons that they’ll need one day.  Here’s how to get your kids off the couch and doing chores. Make Chores Predictable Schedule a set time each week when … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Raise an Independent Child

While we might like to baby our kids when they’re young, they need to learn how to be an independent child. But how do you teach that? Helping our little ones to build the confidence and skills they need to navigate the world is important but we also want them to know we’re there if they fall. Here are a few great tips to help you encourage your child’s independence while still staying close by. 5 Ways to Raise an Independent Child 1. Create an independent environment. Teach your kids … [Read more...]