Humidity Issues And Solution

Since many homes suffer from humidity, I decided to tackle this issue and share some info on it. it’s true that not all people are sensitive to moisture and molds, but in the positive case, it could lead to serious health issues. Throat irritation, nasal stuffiness, eye irritation are some of these problems. In case the person has mold allergy the reaction could be even worse. This is why this issue should be taken seriously.

WHERE DOES THE HUMIDITY COME FROM IN A HOUSE ?

Air indoors become highly humid as a result of many factors.
I Western ares, moisture is most felt in winter days when weather is cold and damp. This happens because humidity indoor comes from the confrontation of water vapor coming from the house and cold coming from outside that infiltrates a poorly insulated interior.
Indeed, our daily activities generate moisture: dishes, showers, baths, drying clothes, cooking, the simple fact of breathing also generates moisture.

These everyday activities and the moisture they generate will not be a problem if the site is properly heated and insulated, however, if not, moisture will concentrate and condense in the coldest parts of the house. Consequently, moisture is often found on thin walls exposed to outside air, near windows or in an unheated room. Moisture can also be felt and noticed in a non-homogeneously heated room where the air can not circulate. Similarly, a closet that is stuck to a cold wall will very likerly cause your clothes to suffer.

HOW IS MOISTURE MANIFESTED AND HOW BAD IS IT?

The humidity in the air is not a totally bad things as it’s part of nature that has a role, it is even desirable because otherwise the air would be too dry. However it is important that it does not exceed a certain level. For us as humans, the most comfortable relative humidity is between 45% and 65% of water vapor in the air.

moisture

Generally, we known that an interior is too wet when notice that small droplets of water have appeared on the glass of a our windows. These droplets of water are the result of condensation. This doesn’t become a problem until this phenomenon of condensation begin to give rise to mold. The effects of mold are particularly unpleasant in an interior

– Damaged parquet flooring
– Damaged paint
– Peeling wallpaper
– Dark grayish spots on the walls
– Bad odors
– white powdery mold on clothes

A Popular Solution

As you’ve seen, having humidity problems home could be very annoying and most importantly can result in serious health issues. Aquring a dehumidifier is one of the great solutions to cope with this whether it’s for your kitchen, basement or any area of your home where humidity levels are high. It’s especially important to get a dehumidifier in case your furniture and other items are getting damaged.

One of the best units out there and which has received many positive reviews is Frigidaire Dehumidifer. There are three sizes from which you can choose depending on the size of the room you will put it in. Check this review to help you out pick the suitable one.

Home Health Improvement Devices

When one member of the family is an allergy sufferer, it’s the beginning of a story that could develop until it ends by trying all sort of medicines and devices. This is a big field of research for both scientists and engineers that together collaborate to come up with new solutions. From Ventolin to air purifiers, all sort of devices are created and developed.

Technology, Design and Health

“Give me something easy, not painful, looks nice, not expensive and which will improve our health as soon as possible”. This is how I see what people hope for today. There are many disciplines, as this subheading suggests, involved in the process of creating a health improvement device and which are Technology, Design and Health.

germguardian air purifier

Technology

To come with the faster processing device, technology is high priority for companies as it’s the main pillar on which they could praise the merit of their products. The company Guardian Technologies for examples have implemented various technologies in its GermGuardian air purifiers. HEPA Filters, UV-C Technology and Charcoal Filter are all technologies which are used to market their air cleaning systems.

Design

Design is an essential component today because of it’s different benefits. Design is ergonomy. A nicely designed device will fulfill the task it’s designed for in the easiest way possible. Design is decoration. A dehumidifier for exam

ple is a device meant to lower moisture level inside homes, but if it shouldn’t compromise the interior design. Design is also used to give a feeling of sturdiness while using only plastic, so buyers should pay attention to this fact.

Health

This is in reality the most important aspect of these devices. Because air purifiers, dehumidifiers and humidifiers are all meant to serve a health purpose, failing in this mission would nullify the value of technology and design. Many customers are aware of this aspect and are looking for review all around the internet before purchasing any home improvement unit so that they could base the quality and efficiency of these devices on the experiences of owners.

Perfect Love Tokens, To Show Your Man How Much He Means To You

When it come to buying love tokens, often men have it easy don’t they? They can just pop out, or go online and get one of the thousands of heart or love themed objects that are specially designed for women. But when us girls have to do the same for them, it often means putting in a bit more though and work. Luckily we have come up with a guide to help you solve the dilemma of what you get your boo as a token of your love. Just keep reading to find out more.

Something Personalized

A lovely way of showing how much room your other half occupies in your heart is by getting them a personalized gift. Happily, there are many shops that now specialize in things like this, so there are no longer difficult to find.

Particularly good ideas include wallets, necklaces, or rings with the coordinates of where you first met, got together, or got married on them.

Or another sweet male focused personalized gifts include cute word pictures containing all the things that they love, or the things that you love to do together.

Or if you prefer more of a scrapbook vibe then why not try a smash book? These are scrapbooks that are designed to be added to quickly and organically to make a fantastic document of a special time in your life. You can really put anything you like in there including pictures, napkins from his favorite restaurants, poems or other ephemera.

Love Letters

Ok, this might sound a bit corny, but you don’t have to start quoting Shakespeare or anything. Instead, you can just write about the qualities that you most appreciate in them. Or a particular time in which they supported you, and you want to say thank you for.

You can even get a whole pack of cards and envelopes and just put one good thing about them on eac. Then send them one by one through the post. Which is not only adorably sweet and romantic, but will also be a lovely treat for their ego as well.

Jewelry

Now, if you would prefer to let the gift do the talking rather than your own words you might want to consider getting your bae some jewelry. Jewelry is a great love token as its expensive, so it shows that you value them, and it made from precious metal which will stand the test of time. Just like your relationship.

Of course, picking of jewelry items for guys can be fraught with difficulties as it is important to get them an item that fits in with their personal style.

So ask yourself whether they wear rings, necklaces, or cufflinks before you spend all of your money on something. Another good test is to see if you can picture them wearing it? If so it’s probably a good bet.

Remember too, that chunky jewelry like the items available on Amazon is always more masculine. So is likely to be received better, and don’t forget; a little bling looks good on men and women alike.

Gift basket

gift basket

If you are looking for a physical gift that says I love you, but that also doesn’t cost the Earth, then there is nothing better than a gift basket that you have put together yourself.

This works particularly well if you are in a long distance relationship as you can send it to your partner’s location and remind them of you and home.

But what thing should you include in such a basket? Well, first of all, think favorites. Pack it with their favorite candy, chips, and sodas. Then think about things that you can share together like reading a book, or a game that you can both play.

Helping Children Navigate The Tides Of Change

Change isn’t easy to deal with. That’s true whether you’re three, or sixty-three. There’s no denying, though, that children find change harder to deal with than most adults. That’s probably because they’ve had to deal with less of it in their short lives. Plus, everything seems a lot larger when you’re little. Especially those big scary changes! Instead of shying away from change, it’s your parental responsibility to help them process and adapt. When handled in the right way, change is essential for helping your children to grow. And no, we don’t mean out of their clothes, again! We are, of course, talking about them growing emotionally. So, how is the right way to deal with change in a child’s life?

A lot of a child’s fear of change comes from a lack of understanding. Children think in simple terms. If they were happy with how things were, they might be unable to see why anything has to change. That’s why it’s important you explain to them what’s happening and why. The way you go about this will vary depending on the change. It may be that you and your partner are divorcing. Or, maybe the change is something as simple as moving schools. Or is a relocation on the cards? One thing’s sure, you don’t want to wait until the moving company is there to explain what’s happening. Make sure you keep your child informed throughout, whatever the change is. Information is critical. Explain what’s happening at every stage. The more your child knows, the less chance of them getting an unpleasant surprise.

HAVE YOU GOT THE ANSWERS?

Children are inquisitive by nature. It’s how they learn. After you’ve explained, be ready for the questions your kids might throw at you. With change, those endless ‘why,’ queries take on a whole new meaning. Try to consider what your child will ask before they ask it. That way, you can give an appropriate response. You may be busy planning whatever has caused the change, but always be available for questioning. Never brush away a query or reply with ‘we’ll talk about it later.’ Keeping the lines of communication open is essential. Not having their questions answered will leave your kids full of doubt.

BE SUPPORTIVE

It’s also important to support your children’s emotional needs. When you become a parent, you made a commitment always to put your child first. If you’re separating, you may feel as though you have more important things to worry about. The simple answer is, you don’t. Your child’s emotions come before your own. You may feel like the injured party, but you made a conscious choice. Your kids didn’t. Even when you feel like falling apart, keep it together for them! If the change is something like a new school, support them by reassuring them. Try to focus on exciting aspects, like new friends and a new school uniform. Distracting them in this way will stop them worrying about the scary stuff.

Boosting Baby’s Brain

Babies are like little sponges. Everything you say and do with them stimulates their senses and has the ability to create new brain cells and boost their brain power now and in the future. From simply smiling and laughing with your baby to playing games, every move you make is having an effect on your baby’s brain, which means that if you pay attention and implement specific activities, you can increase the power of your actions and make your baby smarter. Here are some actives you and baby can do together that will boost his or her brain at the same time:

Make Eye Contact

Researchers have found that making eye contact with your baby when they look at you and smiling or talking with them will encourage interplay between the two of you, help to build a connection and boost the part of their brain that deals with emotions and relationships.

Reading

Reading to your baby from an early age is one of the best things you can do if you want to boost their brainpower and help them grow into a smart young child. When reading, try to make it a sensory experience by rocking your baby and showing them pictures, even if they’re too young to really notice.

Touch

Touching your baby is something you probably do instinctively and without even thinking, but it is so important to the development of your child. Not only does regular touch help your child to become more self-aware, but it also helps to build knowledge of personal boundaries as they get older.

Play

Playing with children is a great way to teach them about interacting with their surroundings. For example, one of the first games babies intuitively play is the one where they throw their food on the floor and mommy, or daddy picks it up. This teaches them about cause and effect and the world in which they live.

When playing games, babies love predictability and repetition. There are lots of toys and games aimed at babies, which can offer this and help to develop their brainpower – just browse baby toys for games and objects that have pulling strings, repeating sounds and colors, etc., to help baby make the most of their play time.

Bathing

If you can stimulate your baby’s senses, you can help to boost their brain development. The feel of warm, soothing water and the skin to skin contact between parent and child is a great way of doing this, so try to make your baby’s bathtime as fun as possible for your little one.

Talk

Just talking to your baby as you would anyone else will help to boost their vocabulary, build a strong family bond and enable them to express their wants and needs, even in a nonverbal way to start with. The more new words you introduce to your child, the better their own vocabulary will be by the time they reach the age of 3!

Aromas

Introducing your baby to new aromas is another great way to stimulate senses and give them new experiences that will boost their brain. Pick some flowers and let them play with them, take them to the park, give them a massage with lavender oil – do whatever you can to stimulate their sense of smell.

Grow With Your Child

As parents, we know that frugality is not a word that we can thoroughly engage with during the first few years of our child’s life. There is always something that will need to be purchased, no matter how hard we try and save on our money and cut back our spending. Once our children are finished with one thing, they’re straight on to another; it’s unfortunately just the way that life works.

There are things that we will just need to keep replacing until our children hit teenage years or until they outgrow the need for them. But what are these things, and how much do we need to set aside for them as they grow?

Beds

Moses baskets, cribs, cots, co-sleepers – whatever you have and whatever you are using right now, it will eventually need updating. Moses baskets typically last up to 5 or 6 months depending on how big your baby is, and they can then be transferred to a cot. Or you could cut out the moses basket/crib and go straight to the standard baby cot. It is recommended that your child sleeps in the same room with you until they are at least 6 months old to prevent the risk of SIDS, and so you may find it is easier to have a smaller sleep space for them until they go into their own bedroom. The good thing to know is that once they are in their cot they can stay in there for a couple of years, until they outgrow it and will need either a toddler bed or a single bed. Stores are cottoning on that it’s becoming tedious to keep replacing beds, so many like IKEA are offering extendable beds to solve the problem of constant replacement. This can cost anything from a couple of hundred across the years to thousands depending on how much you want to spend on a good night’s sleep.

Car Seats

The good thing to know about car seats is that eventually, your child will not need them. The other thing worth noting is that you can get car seats that are set in stages once they are out of the car seat that they have used from birth. Check to see which is the right one for you and your child by taking down details of how tall they need to be and how much they need to weigh to go into a particular seat – always assess the safety first. You can look online for baby seats reviews to see what suits your budget and your lifestyle. They come in all shapes and sizes nowadays, offering everything from ease of access to get your child out of the car to reclining seats for those kids who can’t help but doze off on a short journey.

Clothes

This is the most obvious, but at least when you get to a certain point in teenage years you won’t need to keep buying for size – only to keep up with the latest trends that are cropping up. This is one thing you can be frugal on, and asking friends and family for hand me downs should not be frowned upon; where else are the clothes going to go and what else are they going to be doing? It’s better that they’re put to good use!

Taking Flight with Super Wings now at Walmart! #SuperWings

 My kids often get hooked on tv shows and then want to buy every toy out there. In the case of Super Wings however, it was the other way around!

My three year old Jax loves Transformers! Unfortunately they are made for older kids and he’s easily frustrated by them. He loves the Super Wings toys because he can transform them from plane to bot all by himself! There is no greater sense of an accomplishment than a three year old doing something all by himself!

Once he was introduced to the toys, I showed him the show which is available on Amazon Prime, NBC, Sprout and the Super Wings YouTube channel. Even at three Jax is all about YouTube thanks to his older brother and sister so that’s where he chooses to watch on his iPad. He loves it and so do I! Of course he also loves to star in his own videos!

I like the spirit of teamwork and friendship they have while working together to solve problems. I also appreciate the emphasis about learning about different cultures that is so important in the world he is growing up in!

While we loves all the toys, the Super Wings 5″ transforming character is definitely his favorite which works out well for playing with his best friend who prefers the little Transform-a-Bots that come in a four pack!

Super Wings

The Vroom n Zoom is another fun one with the capability to zoom off on its wheels powered just by your kid. You just have to love a toy with transform feature! Just fun and imagination to guide the way with Super Wings!

6 Simple Ways to Help Your Kids Succeed in Life

Raising kids is both difficult and rewarding. As a responsible parent, you want to do everything in your power to make sure your kids get placed on a path toward success. Giving your kids a head start isn’t as complicated as it may seem. Here are some simple ways you can boost your kids’ potential every day.

1. Value Education

The more you personally value education, the more your kids will take school seriously. Your kids learn from all aspects of their lives, but school is one of the most influential places to teach critical thinking, problem-solving, and proper social behavior. Explain how you viewed school when you were younger, how school is helpful, and why it’s important to work hard in class. Help your kids figure out which subjects they like the most and find ways to support their academic interests.

2. Reward Responsibility

Kids can help around the house no matter how old they are. Let your younger children separate socks during laundry time, and older kids can help with dishes after dinner. Establish a responsibility system and reward your kids for keeping up with their duties. This teaches kids how to hold themselves accountable and develop a good work ethic.

3. Develop a Strong Sense of Self-Worth

Kids need to feel safe and loved to develop the self-assurance they need to be successful. However, you don’t have to go far out of your way to boost your kids’ esteem. Small, daily acts of encouragement go a long way.
For example, instead of doing everything for your child, let your little ones take on small challenges themselves. Encourage them along the way, even if they are slow and make mistakes. Don’t look over their shoulder as an authority figure but as a supportive hand when the challenges get too complicated. Assure them that you are around to help when they get stuck, but let them figure things out in their own way. As a result, they’ll feel more capable, independent, and rely less on external praise for self-esteem.

4. Work on Communication Skills

When kids learn effective communication skills early in life, they are better prepared to face life’s incessant challenges. They are also more confident in school and form stronger relationships with peers. There’s a lot of research out there about how to teach communication skills to youth and adults alike. Businesses even measure the financial implications of certain types of communication methods.

5. Learn to Love Reading

Get those cute little noses dug deep into books. Let your kids choose what they read and visit your local library often. To keep your collection of classics in mint condition, a USC online article recommends storing books away from sunlight and humidity. As tempting as that basement might be for long-term storage, avoid damp places that accumulate dust and tend to rot over time.

6. Be Their Biggest Cheerleader

Above all, the best thing you can do to help your kids succeed is be their number one fan throughout their lives. Encourage them, give them constructive feedback, and tell them that they were born with everything they need to live an incredible life. Now, get out there and start living!

Serve up some Fun with Brownie Match™ Game by Educational Insights

Educational Insights Brownie Match Game 5

My kids love playing games and they are especially fun around the holidays like now when they have a week off school for Thanksgiving. They have been playing together and with friends and a new favorite is the Brownie Match ™ Game!This game has instant appeal, probably because everyone loves brownies! My seven year old daughter was super excited to start playing right away! Now that she can read she read the directions to her two year old brother before playing.

Educational Insights Brownie Match Game

Even though he’s only two, he actually did really well playing with his sister! It wasn’t long before my oldest son who originally said he wasn’t interested had joined them!

I really like games that all three can play together and there really aren’t many that they like!

Each player spins the spinner and flip a brownie with the included spatula. The idea is to make a match and scoop it up. Whoever gets five first wins. Of course there are little twists and turns along the way like burnt brownies and spilled milk. Nobody likes that!

Educational Insights Brownie Match Game

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This would make such a fun gift for kids and families this holiday season. Everyone seems to love it! I have even found my daughter playing with her stuffed animals when no one else is around to play!

Educational Insights Brownie Match Game

Brownie Match ™ Game is a huge hit in our house and I’m sure it would be for the kids on your holiday shopping list too!

Educational Insights Brownie Match Game

Product Description

The Big Idea
Players take turns spinning the spinner and flipping the brownie they think hides the matching number. Make a match and scoop it up with the spatula, but be on the lookout for special spins, like burnt brownies and spilt milk! You might just lose a brownie or a turn. Collect five brownies first to win!

Psst…They’re Learning!
Helps develop memory and matching skills
Encourages numeral recognition
Helps increase fine motor skills
Promotes sharing and turn taking
Helps develop social skills

Cut to the Chase
This fudgy find-it preschool game encourages numeral recognition and builds memory and matching skills!
Includes 16 brownie game pieces, 1 spatula, 1 spinner, and 4 plates
Multilingual instruction guide
No reading required for gameplay
For 2–4 players

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Baby Registry Essentials

Are you expecting a new baby? Moms know babies come with lots of stuff, but how do you decide which items are most needed? We are excited to feature some amazing Baby Registry Essentials and a wonderful giveaway filled with beautiful AND essential products for moms with babies!

baby registry essentials

Babee Talk offers organic crib bedding and plush toys designed with health, safety and style in mind. Proudly made in the USA with soft organic cotton, this cozy bedding collection includes a patented organic crib rail cover, fitted crib sheet, matching crib skirt, and two Eco-Buds Take-Along Pals. (crib and side rail covers not included)

The Yummy Mitt is the first patented glow-in-the-dark teething mitten for newborns and infants 3-12 months. It secures to baby’s hand allowing them to provide teething relief while simultaneously preventing gagging, need for constant parental assistance and dropping of the teether. Made with 100% food grade silicone and 100% cotton, the Yummy Mitt is BPA, latex, PVC, lead and phthalates-free.

Revelae Kids makes innovative solutions for playtime, snack time, and nap time. Yummi Pouch reusable food pouches are ideal for holding homemade baby food and allow older kids to easily take healthy snacks to the playground. Cozy Sleeper swaddle transition blankets and Cozy Blanket Pouches keep babies snug and warm within a safe and secure sleep space, perfect for slumber and lounging. Cozy Sleepers and Blanket Pouches also fit in a car seat or stroller!

Surround your child with comfort and luxury! More than a floor pillow: Designed with both parents and baby in mind, the Dakota Aqua Pello Luxe Floor Pillow is the ultimate multi-use floor pillow and play mat to keep a baby comforted, safe and secure. The unique design and materials make this a perfect resting spot for baby and ideal for your child’s ever-changing needs.

Buttons Diapers 100% cotton muslin burp cloths & bibs are the perfect baby essential. Works as a contoured over-the-shoulder burp cloth for baby, an large coverage bib during meals, and a handy cloth to wipe up messes. Muslin is a soft, breathable, absorbent, natural material that gets even softer & fluffier each time you wash it. The burp cloth easily converts to a bib by using the sewn-in snap. Set of 2.

Margaux & May is proud to use GOTS 100% certified organic cotton with all their swaddle blankets. These luxuriously soft muslin blankets are decorated with unique stunning prints, perfect for nursery sets and baby gifts. Set of 2.

This giveaway is coordinated by Mommy Scene, sponsored by the participating brands, and is open to US entries ages 18 and older. No purchase required to enter. One winner will be randomly chosen and displayed on the giveaway widget after the giveaway ends on Sept. 7, 2016. Mommy Scene and participating blogs are not responsible for fulfilling brand-sponsored prizes. Prizes will be shipped directly from each brand.