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

Holy Week Advisory of Metro malls and Train Operations




It has been a tradition in the Philippines that the big malls, supermarkets and trains stop their operations on certain days annually in observance of the holy week.

In this year, Filipinos will have the longest weekend.  Declared holidays are  Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday and Easter Sunday (April 5 to 8) up to Monday, Araw ng Kagitingan (April 9).

With regards to the holidays, alternative modes of transportation should be taken into consideration by commuters for both the MRT and LRT will stop operations from April 5 (Maundy Thursday) to April 8 (Easter Sunday). By Holy Wednesday, that is today,  the LRT's last trip will be at 8:00 p.m. for Line 1's Baclaran and Roosevelt stations and Line 2's Santolan and Recto stations and will resume its operation on Monday at 5:00 am (April 9).  While the last trip for the MRT on Holy Wednesday will be at 10:00 pm from North Ave. station and 10:30 from Taft Ave. station.

The big chains of supermarket and malls will also be closed both on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. All SM malls will be closed on Holy Thursday and Good Friday, except for SM Baguio which will remain open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on both days. On the other hand some shops and restaurants at the SM Mall of Asia Veranda and the bay area in Pasay City will also remain open.

The Metro Manila vehicular number coding scheme was lifted since Holy Monday and will resume on its normal operations on Tuesday, April 10.




Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing this. It's funny that only SM Baguio will be open

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  2. If we can help it, it's best to just stay home... much cheaper too :)

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