How to Teach Children About Money in 7 Easy Steps

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  Money can be a touchy subject for kids and parents alike, but it's also a topic that needs to be discussed. We want our children to understand the value of money and how it works, but it can be tricky to discuss these concepts without sounding preachy. As a parent myself, I've found that making learning about money fun is one way to get my child interested in the topic without worrying about them feeling like we're pushing an agenda or being lectured at. Here are some fun ways that you can teach your child about money : Let kids invent their own games or create their own money. Let kids invent their own games or create their own money. This works especially well with older children who already have a grasp on financial concepts like spending, saving, budgeting and investing. Let them create their own games using whatever they want as currency — anything from marbles to candy to paper clips could work! If they want to make up actual rules for using this new currency (f

Make Your Kitchen Child-Friendly


As a mother, I’m always after the welfare and safety of my children even if they are well along in years already. I’m just glad that I have gone past that stage where everything in the house needs to be childproofed to ensure utmost safety for young kids. Nevertheless, if you’re barely starting to raise a family or if you have young kids running around the house, you might want to read on to find out how you can make your kitchen, particularly your kitchen cabinets, child-friendly.


The first thing you need to consider is safety. Make sure that you choose cabinet doors and drawers that can easily accommodate childproof latches. As much as possible, you should choose cabinets that can be locked so there won’t be any way your kids can open these. You might also want to make cabinet corners rounded to prevent any head injuries.

Next, consider the materials that will be used for the cabinets. This is appropriate in cases where you would call in to have your cabinets custom-made. Ask the experts for the type of materials that are deemed safe for young kids.

If possible, choose a tiered design for the cabinets in your kitchen. That way, your kids wouldn’t have to reach way up if they need to put something away. Besides, this also serves as a protective barrier that keeps your children away from dangerous cook tops or knives.

You can do plenty of things to make your house child-friendly, but you would do well to start in the kitchen. After all, it’s one of the rooms in your house where the bulk of family activities happen.

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