How to Teach Children About Money in 7 Easy Steps

  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

Cleaning 101: Stash Your Stuff

The use of the smart storage solution will take control clutter inside your house.  We can organize things in an inexpensive way by recycling and using available things we can find in our household to put everything in place.

The use of bookshelves to organize books 

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Bread bin for breads

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Kitchen storage canisters for spices and herbs

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Comb and brush holder 

Necktie holder

Cookie jars

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Magazine and newspaper rack

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I have these plastic drawers where I place our school and office supplies

Mini-drawer for hair pins and clips

These small baskets to hold cellphone chargers and handheld game gadget chargers

Medicine basket 

I assign and put keys on a keyholder beside our back door entry

Shoe rack 

Knife holder

Use old mugs to hold pens, pencils, scissors, rulers and more

Other suggestions are: 

Zippered pouches for small cosmetics and toiletries
Clear book or in a tab binder for important documents
Sturdy lidded box to hold mails and house bills/statement of accounts

Keeping a clutter-free home is not an easy job to do especially if you have kids around, patience is all we need.  We also need to teach our little ones to be responsible in clearing away their toys to its proper bins right after playing, don’t you worry for they will get used to do it just as long you keep on reminding .


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