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7+ Fun Online Games for the Whole Family

  This generation definitely belongs to the online world. Books can now be read via readers, most of our childhood games are now online, and we've learned to love them too.  There are of course games and sports that are better played IRL but, with the restrictions placed, it is not as easy like before. While there's some ease up given regarding sports, we believe that we should still be careful out there. As with other things, there are safe games and others that are inappropriate for kids, it is always at their best interest for parents to look at what they play with. If you miss physical games with friends, here are some of the fun games you can play online, by yourself or with ...

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4 Best Ways to Teach Your Kids the Value of Real Estate and Investing

Money and the value of real estate may be a very adult topic for kids to learn early on in life. However, the famous line "all we really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be we learned in kindergarten" is true in many aspects. Aside from the basics of sharing, being kind to one another, cleaning up after ourselves, and living "a balanced life" of work, play, and learning, we can also teach kids a lot of other things from an early age. One of those is how to view money properly. It's not to make them look at money as more important than virtues, but that having and spending money should be viewed with a balanced outlook. We should teach kids about God and having good ...

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Fun Summer Giveaway: Nintendo Switch Lite!

Summer holidays are best spent in beaches, out in the sun, a beautiful city, or countryside, but with restrictions in place (depending on where you are and where you're going), most of us are spending days at home, doing staycations, biking around, and perhaps walking out a stretch for some movement. To take a break from books and summer heat playing out, most have been relying on gadgets to pass time. The Nintendo Switch and the Lite version has become the more popular gadgets for kids and adults alike since its release in 2017- topping best-selling lists the world over. It's also often cited as one of the best gifts on wishlists.   Nintendo Switch Lite A Nintendo Switch Lite ...

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Kids Having Their Own ATM Card? When Is the Right Time?

This is a question most parents have. Technically, you can open a bank account in your child’s name when he reaches the minimum age required by the bank of your choice. So, it’s best to check with your local banks to find out what this age is. (Where we are, that's 14 and free of charges.) It’s never too early to set up a bank account for your child. In fact, a lot of parents open a separate account where they deposit the money their child receives, earns. So when is the right time for kids to have their own ATM Card (Automated Teller Machine card/debit card) ?  It’s not a particular age that you are looking for. It’s the level of your child’s financial maturity. As a parent, you can gauge ...

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Screen Time For Kids And Teens: Choosing Safe Games and Internet Space (7 Other Interesting Things To Do)

Video game addiction in kids is becoming one of the prevalent problems faced by parents today. Don't get me wrong...reality check - dual income families or those with both parents working may be more prone to have such problems. Think about those that barely have time to check on their kids. Being aware of the children’s interests and regulating their access to video games can help in preventing them from being hooked. But with restrictions in place, being at home means kids will have extra time in their hands after doing school stuff. As gamers and anime enthusiasts, we allow the kids to have their play time - perhaps more than what experts recommend. We do believe in the cliche: "All work ...

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Happy World Book Day 2021: Lessons from the Little Prince

Happy World Book Day 2021, bookworms! From our stack of books, one that we have collected in many languages is the Little Prince (bible discounting - we have this in 228 languages). While we can only understand it in some languages at the moment, we hope we can do more in the future. Here’s what we have aside from the English copy: Der Kleine Prinz (German) Ang Munting Prinsipe (Tagalog) Le Petit Prince (French) El Principito (Spanish) Il Piccolo Principe (Italian) Malý Print (Slovak) 星の王子さま [Hoshi no Ōjisama] (Japanese)   The Little Prince is famous for the line "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." ...

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