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How to wean a toddler from bottle feeding

Bottle feeding a baby is a time-consuming and stressful task. You must monitor your milk production, your baby's feeding schedule, and other factors. Once you start weaning your toddler from the bottle, it can be equally as stressful—but for very different reasons! Some mothers feel bad about denying their toddlers something they adore so much, while others worry that if a bottle isn't around at all times, their children won't get enough food or liquids. What if, then, I could prove to you that things don't have to be this way? That there are actually ways to help you through the process? Be consistent While consistency is important for all aspects of parenting, it's especially important when weaning a toddler from bottle feeding. While your child may be ready to make the transition, she might not want to let go of her beloved bottle—and that's okay! Be patient and don't give up hope if it takes your child a few days or weeks to adjust. The easiest

4 Ways to Teach Your Children the Value of a Dollar

It’s not always easy to get your children to appreciate the value of money, however it is an essential skill that they must learn as they are growing up. Imparting good savings habits while your kids are young is a great way to prepare them for the financial challenges that they will face later on in life.  Here are 4 great ways to teach your children the value of a dollar, and how to appreciate and respect money. Introducing Pocket Money Giving your kids pocket money is a great way to introduce them to the world of money. To make the most of the experience, you should create a list of ways that your kids can ‘earn’ their weekly pocket money. Whether it’s completing homework on time, helping with the dishes or completing a list of jobs, your kids will appreciate their money a lot more when they know that they have worked for it. When you just give them a weekly allowance regardless of their behaviour or contributions to the household, you diminish the value of money and