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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

How to deal with a dawdling kid

Kids are easygoing, they hang around and delay things we want them to do because time has no meaning to them especially when they are still younger than 6 years old. Dawdling, therefore is just but normal during this stage. However, we can teach them to understand the significance of meeting time goals by turning instructions into fun and not annoying orders.  We can disguise influencing our children to come on and hurry in different ways.  One good example is to play run races with them or play simple games like beat the clock. Let them feel they’re in control on how fast or slow they do things so they will exert effort more when they lose your game. Kids move slowly and waste time throwing tantrums when they woke up at the wrong side of the bed, if you’re in a hurry for his preschool schedule, better allow enough time to get ready, that is to wake him up 30 minutes early. We must remember that being a kid, he still don’t understand what hurrying means.