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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

8 Ways to Childproof your Home

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Being a parent is a major responsibility.  It takes a lot of work rearing a child.  We protect and take care of our children until they are old enough to take care of themselves. Making the home a child proof is one of the first steps we need to consider as soon as our child begin to crawl or walk. Though, home childproofing may not be 100% effective against unwanted injury, taking extra safety measures is needed to reduce the risk of unintentional injury by hazards in and around the home. Here are some ways to childproof your home that will keep your family safe. Door knob covers Using door knob and door handle covers will prevent kids from entering areas and rooms with possible risk or danger. Cabinets and Drawers safety latches Installing safety locks or latches on cabinets and drawers especially in the kitchen can help prevent access to sharp objects, household cleaners and medicines. Playpen A playpen is a form of childproofing . It will allow you less child super

Key Considerations when Deciding Whether Your Child is Ready for Contact Lenses

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Children are as self-conscious about their glasses as teenagers; more so, in fact. Glasses can subdue the liveliest of kids. Children do see the alternatives advertised – contact lenses. It’s no wonder that they long for contacts. Are they ready for it, though? Emotionally, yes The first day they go to school with their glasses on, children are often so embarrassed, they wish they could disappear. That’s how ill at ease they are. Their friends add to their torment with their unrelenting teasing. When they do forget for a while that they have their glasses on, their obstructed peripheral vision teases them into remembering their sad lot. They sure are ready to be rid of these tormentors that sit right on their noses. Maturity-wise, no Children are so given to living in the moment that it is often impossible for them to remember all the safety measures that they need to adopt when they use contacts. Disinfecting their lenses properly, remembering to take them off bef

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