How to Encourage Your Child’s Maturity and Independence

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. When you’re a parent, you obviously want to protect your child for as long as you possibly can. And those feelings never really go away. But at the same time, you need to balance those instincts with what’s actually best for your child and what’ll result in them becoming the best adults later on. That means encouraging them to be mature and even a little more independent as they grow up. Here’s how to do that. Find Chores for Them First of all, you can start to find chores for them that are appropriate…

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Saving Money On The Weekends While Still Having Fun As A Family

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Everyone looks forward to the weekend, and with good reason. It’s the chance for you to spend quality time as a family, relax and create wonderful memories together. But let’s face it. Weekends aren’t cheap. There’s a balance between keeping everyone entertained and wanting to make the most of your time together while trying not to overspend. In a time of rising living costs, you’ll most likely be looking at ways to cut your spending. Does that need to include your weekends? It doesn’t have to be! Here are some useful tips for saving…

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Thinking of Moving to a Smaller Home; Here’s 4 Expert Tips for Downsizing

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. If you’re like many other individuals, you may be considering downsizing your home. Whether it’s because of the economy, a change in family size or lifestyle, or to reduce your expenses, moving to a smaller home can be a great decision. But it’s not always easy to know where to start. That’s why we’ve asked four experts in downsizing for their best tips. Keep reading for advice on making the process as smooth and stress-free as possible! Photo by Ketut Subiyanto:  1) Give yourself time to adjust to the idea. “The decision to downsize…

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The 5 Tricks That Will Sell Your Home in No Time

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. When you’re selling your home, several factors could be working against you. You’re making changes to the house, you have a limited amount of time, and you might have to put your home on the market when the market is less than favourable. However, with a few tricks up your sleeve, you could have your house sold in no time at all. Image credit Here are five ways that you can use to get the best outcome when listing your property for sale. Improve curb appeal Curb appeal is an essential factor when it…

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Cleaning Advice For Allergy Sufferers

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Image source A lot of people find cleaning their home one of the worst chores in the world at the best of times. However, this is made even worse for people who have allergies. Cleaning products often contain a whole host of chemicals, which can set these allergies off. Plus, you are going to be handling all sorts of nasty stuff, especially if you have not cleaned your home for a while. With that being said, continue reading to discover more about some useful tips on cleaning your property if you suffer with any…

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