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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

The importance of Empathy in Discipline

Research shows that all babies are born with the ability to be empathetic, though this capability varies from one child to another as they grow. Parenting experts say that it is imperative to include empathy as part of discipline. At age two to three a child already has the ability to identify and understand another’s beliefs and situation. Come age four to five, they can already understand the reasons for others’ opinions. Bringing up empathetic kids is a challenging task, in order for empathy to do well and flourish parents must nurture its growth. Teach children to put words into their emotion like helping them choose and find the right words to express their feelings will let them help comprehend the notions of others. We parents must bear in mind that in order to establish and maintain empathy in our children, we should respect their individuality by setting a good example for how to indicate sympathy and concern. We can develop their potential to be empathetic by

Disciplinary Strategies

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photo not mine Do you agree to include spanking, hitting or slapping as a punishment for child misbehavior?  Take the classes you need to learn effective parenting and appropriate disciplining As parents we naturally inculcate discipline to help our young ones learn proper behavior and make good choices. Its primary importance is to teach them self-regulation to prepare them in facing the outside world. In my opinion, physical punishment infuses fear and disobedience rather than understanding. In the old times, corporal penalty had been the primary form of disciplining kids, thus results to aggression, spanking leads a kid to be defiant and becomes more stubborn. When I became a mom, I was able to manage and change the way on how I will discipline and raise my kids.  I do not want them to have whip marks on their skin as a form of castigation. It is best to formulate house rules to set limits and boundaries as I already mentioned in one of my previous post. We