Keep Your Home Cool When It’s Hot Outside

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. As much as countries all around the world are putting efforts into reducing global warming, the fact remains that we are nowhere near cancelling climate change. In fact, even if we put a humongous amount of work into reducing energy waste and our carbon footprint, we are likely to still face a lot of heat waves in the upcoming years. Fingers crossed, we, as a global community, can finally and permanently slow down or even reverse global warming soon.  But in the meantime, we are getting hotter and hotter, and frankly, it’s uncomfortable. Sleeping…

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7 Ways To Keep Your Car Cool This Summer

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Pexels. CCO Licensed. The summer heat can quickly turn a car into a sauna. To avoid uncomfortable car rides this summer, consider some of these tricks to help cool your car down. Park in the shade An obvious way to keep your car cool is to park in the shade. What many people forget is that the sun moves throughout the day – what may be a shady spot in the morning could end up being exposed to direct sun in the afternoon, so take into account where the sun is in the sky.…

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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! 1) Give yourself time to adjust to the idea. “The decision to downsize is often driven by…

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