What is cleanliness in simple words?

Cleanliness means that there is no earth, no residue, no stains, no awful stenches. The objectives of neatness are wellbeing, excellence, no hostile scent and to maintain a strategic distance from the spreading of earth and pollutants to oneself as well as other people.
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We are sharing here probably the best tips to teach kids about cleanliness.
1.Focus on quality. ...
2.Create a day by day schedule. ...
3.Set explicit spaces for kid's things. ...
4.Remain open to gaining from your youngsters. ...
5.Help them make a spotless world. ...
6.Involve them in some cleaning works out. ...
7.Question children on cleanliness.
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Personal cleanliness.
1.Washing the body frequently. ...
2.If this occurs, a dip or a wash everywhere on the body with a wet wipe or material will do. ...
3.Cleaning the teeth in any event once every day. ...
4.Washing the hair with cleanser or cleanser in any event once per week. ...
5.Washing hands with cleanser in the wake of going to the latrine. ...
6.Washing hands with cleanser prior to getting ready or potentially eating food. ...
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How you can help:
1.Pay regard for the sort of food you purchase. ...
2.Use proper portion sizes. ...
3.Eat meals and snacks together as a family. ...
4.Give your youngsters a lot of water and milk to drink. ...
5.Monitor your kids' exercises. ...
6.Make actual work part of your family's daily schedule. ...
7.Teach your youngsters solid oral wellbeing propensities. ...
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Here is a rundown of some essential house errands that kids can assist you with:
1.Setting shoe stand. This one is quite straightforward. ...
2.Grocery shopping. Kids can help you while for shopping for food. ...
3.Tidy-Up their room. ...
4.Clean table after dinner. ...
5.Setting book stand. ...
6.Fold clothing. ...
7.Organize their toys. ...

Avoid Summer Screen Time Battles In 4 Steps (Printable Included!)

You can avoid screen time battles by creating and using your own summer screen time rules. Printable included in post! Summertime can get hairy.  Just today, for example.  There I am, innocently eating a salad, and I look out the kitchen window just in time to see my boys fully naked playing in a mud […]

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You can avoid screen time battles by creating and using your own summer screen time rules. Printable included in post! Summertime can get hairy.  Just today, for example.  There I am, innocently eating a salad, and I look out the kitchen window just in time to see my boys fully naked playing in a mud […]

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You can avoid screen time battles by creating and using your own summer screen time rules. Printable included in post!


Summertime can get hairy. 

Just today, for example. 

There I am, innocently eating a salad, and I look out the kitchen window just in time to see my boys fully naked playing in a mud hole. This is life in the country when you have no neighbors and a lot of boys.

They showered in the outdoor shower and we went about our business.

But the struggle is real…

girl looking at a screen outside during summer

When you’ve got all the kids home for the summer and it’s blazing hot outside it is So Tempting to resort to more screen time than we’d like.

I decided that having some type of plan about how we’ll do screen time this summer would help prevent the inevitable backlash that comes with too much screen freedom.

  • Irritable and impatient attitudes
  • More difficulty napping and sleeping (due to over stimulation and less exercise)
  • More acting out after cartoons (refer to my friend’s post on schemas)
  • Less imagination and creative play

There are more, but you get the picture. 

Read: A Summer Schedule That’ll Keep Kids Occupied & Mom Sane

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  • Create codes
  • Chores first
  • Timing
  • Routine

Creating A Summer Routine (With Screen Time Rules) That Avoids Power Battles

If you, like me, don’t have a total screen free home, it’s a great idea to set up some routines and ground rules at the beginning of summer before things get dicey.


Codes & Controls… STAT

If you haven’t already put controls and codes on your devices, please read about the dangers of the World Wide Web and then get on it, mama!

The best way for you to control screen time is to control access to devices.

girl in yellow sitting on her bed and playing on an iPad
  • Have a rule: No screens turn on without your okay.
  • Passcode or pattern: Create a passcode for the devices and don’t give it out unless your child is old enough to understand the rules and has the self-control to follow them. For those younger kids… just don’t give them the code. This will cut down significantly on battles.
  • Control location: My Montessori friend sometimes stores her kids’ iPads in a kitchen drawer until she’s ready to bring them out. If you know there are certain times your kids cannot get on devices, keep them out of sight.
  • Collect at tend of the day: Adults aren’t even able to control their own screen time very well, much less kids. If you want to help your child build their own self-control, then set them up for success. Collect any and all devices at a certain time each evening.
  • Get filters: There are a lot of ways to go about this, but you can cut to the chase and get something like Circle With Disney which affects every live device within range of your router.

While we do watch TV, we don’t have iPads or any form of table in our home.

This started because we were cheap, then we just didn’t ever buy one. If you feel yours are causing more trouble than they’re worth, retire them for a week and see what happens.

Read: A Guide to Parental Controls By Device

child sitting on a couch and looking at a screen

Chores First, Play After

One of the best things you can do to avoid battles, pouting, and resistance is to order things correctly. 

Instead of letting the kids have screen time then turning it off so everyone starts flailing and you’re yelling, “Let’s do chores with music, it’ll be fun!” it’s much easier to simply model work first, play later.

  • It doesn’t matter so much what time of day this happens, just that you don’t put chores after something they never want to stop.
  • Get some chore cards or a chore list and use them to help kids learn to work independently and learn cleaning and tidying skills.
  • Choose a time of day or day of the week and attempt consistency. Once it works it’ll be easy to keep the routine up.

Read: 101+ Chore Cards To Help Kids Do Chores Independently

Choose Screen Time Of Day Wisely

I am a big fan of screen time around the 4:00 o’clock hour while I’m trying to cook.

The time you choose is up to you!

For your summer screen time rules, you want to choose a time that works WITH your family life, not against it.

Instead of letting the kids choose the time of day, be pro-active. If you find it difficult to cook with kids under your feet, use screen time while you’re cooking.

If you like having an hour to read and prepare for the day in the morning, allow screen time in the morning.

  • Avoid screen time right before naps or bedtimes as it prevents proper wind down.
  • By choosing a time that works for you, screen time serves two purposes (entertaining them and freeing you up).
  • As mentioned earlier, have screen time after they’ve done some type of chores or tidying, etc. Work happens much faster that way, try it out and see!

Read: Avoid Parenting Battles the “South African” Way

Summer Rhythms

Create summer rhythms that help you balance fun AND real life responsibilities, so you can make make memories with your kids.

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sister laying down on a rug and watching tv

Teach Routine Independence

Any post of mine would be remiss without mentioning one of my favorite things… routines.

Having simple morning and evening routines give children touchstones throughout the day. More gets done, the home stays in better order, and you don’t have to give instructions constantly because the kids already know what needs to be done.

Include screen time in your routine.

  • For small children you can be the Holder of the Routine.
  • Kids young as toddlers can learn to use the routine cards and preschoolers and early elementary kids (pre-readers) can learn to follow their own routine independently. (Here’s my post on how my kindergarteners got themselves fully ready from waking up to walking out the door)
  • Use pictures, words, or even simple morning or evening routines for yourself.
  • Position screen time after other tasks that help build responsibility and character.

Read: 40+ Printable Daily Routine Cards for Kids!

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