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

Simple Accents For Cost-Effective Home Improvement

Remodeling is the most sought after solution that home owners seek to improve or enhance how their home look and feel. But for those whose budgets are bit tight, remodeling projects may not possible instantly. The best option for this is to go for less expensive accents that can give you a fresher, brighter feel in your home.

Apart from rearranging your furniture, you can also check out your windows and consider getting something sunny or posh curtains that will suit your home’s overall theme. It doesn’t necessary have to expensive, but there are a lot of curtain style that you can use such as the roman blinds, the French café window curtain and others.

Flowers and plants are beautiful on their own and they can always brighten any day when placed in strategic spots around the house. Putting some fresh flowers in your living room can radiate a sunny and carefree vibe especially if you are expecting some guests. Anytime you feel bored and dull with your current home’s state yet you know you can’t have any remodeling projects yet, think of simple accents that you can use and you’ll soon feel better than ever.

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  1. I agree, flowers are a great way to brighten any room. My mom buys flowers for our living room once a week :)

  2. Great tips! I'd also like to add that de-cluttering and re-organzing can also be a way to freshen up a space. Buying decorative baskets and boxes is another inexpensive way to make storage, pretty.

  3. Great tips as always! I've started to play with wall decals recently and I find that they're a cheaper alternative for embellishing walls than wallpaper. And they are reusable!!!

  4. In always trying to rearrange or update one at a time, or even add some home Pinterest projects to keep my house feeling new and updated without the cost of remodeling!

  5. Thanks for the post --- these are some really helpful tips on adding cost-effective items to your home. Mine apartment really needs some --- will definitely try out some flowers.


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