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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Child protection policy on anti-bullying in schools

One of the reasons why a kid loses enthusiasm in going to school is because he is being bullied by a classmate or a schoolmate or even harassed by the teacher. Bullying is a habitual behavior which can include physical and verbal harassment which is done repeatedly towards particular victims. Bullying is also one of the common problems in most schools nationwide, The Department of Education together with the civil society groups, teachers' groups, private and public school representatives, international agencies, and child protection advocates has launched the child protection policies and guidelines to safeguard and encourage less or moreover, zero tolerance on any act of child abuse, exploitation, violence, harassment, discrimination, bullying, and other forms of abuse in school

Make Sure Your Window Blinds are Safe

Window treatments are not the most obvious danger in your home, but unfortunately data showed 495 children in the US have been injured or killed by blinds in the last few decades. Most of these incidents are caused by the child getting tangled in the control cords and strangling. Fortunately there are a few simple steps which can ensure that your blinds are safe. Cordless Blinds and Curtains The simplest step is rather than using Venetian blinds or vertical blinds use window treatments such as curtains, roller blinds or cellular shades that often come with very short or even no cords at all. In addition many blinds come with alternative control systems such as plastic wands. With all of these products it is also vital that secure them strongly enough that they can resist a child pulling down on them. You don’t want them falling on your child. Buy a cord tidy If you already have blinds and don’t want to buy new ones then a simple but effective measure is to buy or make

Child-Proof Your Home

If you’re having a baby or a toddler, it is best recommended to child-proof your homes to keep them always safe and away from unwanted accidents. The smallest person in the house can occupy the most space and can create the most chaotic mess, lol.   So in order for us and our child’s toys live happily ever after, we have to think of an organized clean up strategy. These tips will help make your clean-ups easier and faster Bedroom Position the crib away from the window. Pull electrical cords away from the crib Install window guards, window grills are very important, especially if the bedroom is at the second floor of your house. Place edge or corner guards/bumpers for tables or chairs. Before, I used the easy stick on rubberized end or corner guards. Re-position your make-up kit, perfumes etc. on a higher shelf of your dresser Use a large bin or plastic container for his frequently played toys  Use floor rubber mats to areas where your kid play most of the time