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Creating Harmony In The Home In 3 Simple Steps

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article-20141310270337623000It’s important even at an early age that children are taught that there are rules they need to live by to be safe and live in harmony with others.

It’s important even at an early age that children are taught that there are rules they need to live by to be safe and live in harmony with others. When you begin teaching these rules at an early age, not only do you benefit from children that are better behaved, but your children benefit from learning structure and reasoning skills as well. There are three primary ways to teach your children the how and why of following rules.

1. Example. The most important influence in your home is you. You model desired behavior to your children every day in how you interact with them and with other members of the household. It is by watching you that your child initially begins to learn what actions are acceptable in your home. If you live in order and follow your own set of rules, your children will grow up noticing this behavior and begin to model it. Have you ever noticed that as a young toddler starts to speak more and more they become your copy cat? This is true of their actions as well. If they see you being courteous and saying please and thank you they are more likely to do the same. If you begin by hanging up your jacket when you take it off they are more likely to do that as well.

2. Instruction. You can’t expect your children to learn everything instinctively or simply by modeling your actions. It is important to take the time to individually instruct them on the rules you want to establish and how they should follow them. For instance, if you have a rule about hanging up a jacket and taking off shoes each time they come into your home, you need to take your young children by the hand and help them to hang the jacket and remove their shoes. This learning by instruction allows them to be taught exactly how you expect something to be done and helps them to establish the routine of doing it. The same can be true for acceptable language, chores to be done and other rules established in your home. We remind young children to say please and thank you because we know it is not instinctive yet and they need guidance to create this habit.

3. Positive Reinforcement. The best way to have continued good behavior and rule following is to reward it when it does happen. Instead of always noticing when the jacket hasn’t been hung up, notice and thank your child when you see them actually come in the door hang up the jacket and take off the shoes. By focusing positive attention on good choices and following the established rules, your children are getting the feedback they need to continue the behavior. Of course, it is always easier to notice when rules are broken, but if you take the time to purposely look for those things your child is doing right and point them out, your child will strive more and more for the good attention.

Whether you are teaching your child household rules, or common manners used in society, the trick is the same. If you model the behavior, instruct them on appropriate actions and reward their attempts when doing it right, soon good habits will be formed and there will be more harmony in your home.

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Avoid These Nigerians Food To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat (Video)

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Being overweight or obese can be detrimental to your health. It is not advisable to have excess fat in the abdominal cavity because it can lead to some health issues. Getting your dream body will not be easy and you need to make some sacrifices to your diet. You will also need to turn a blind eye to some fatty foods.

If you’re ready to get rid of the belly fat, then stay put as Information Nigeria brings you some important tips that will help.

1. Avoid sugar and carbonated drinks

Did you know that consuming sugary substances like coke, fanta can lead to weight gain and a number of health problems like high blood pressure?. This is due to the high fructose content found in added sugars. Taking sugar-filled drinks may slow your metabolism and this in turn can make it harder for your body to burn fat. Fructose can only be metabolized by your liver. When you consume too much, you push your liver to its limit and it becomes overloaded, then it turns the fructose into fat and it ends up getting stored in your belly. To avoid putting yourself from risk, you should cut back on foods and drinks that contain huge amounts of sugar.

 

2. You also have to forgo junk foods like meat pie, cakes, rolls, candies, burgers, ice cream and cookies. You also need to do away with heavy foods like eba, akpu, pounded yam, rice among others. Switch up your eating habits and opt for a more balanced-diet if you want to burn your belly fat. Avoid consuming refined carbs like bread, pizza, potation chips etc. You should also stay away from processed and heavy foods because they contribute to stubborn belly fat. You should choose to eat proteinous foods like fish, eggs, and milk. starch contains fat, sugar and salt. They help a person feel fuller so you don’t end up looking for something to munch on after eating. It basically keeps hunger at bay.

3. Eat the right amount of fruits, vegetables, fibrous foods and whole grains – You can add vegetables, fruits and whole grains to your weight loss diet. They provide essential vitamins, minerals, fiber and other substances that are good for your body. Examples of fibre rich foods include; beans, broccoli, avocados, apples, oatmeal brown rice and whole grain bread.

4. Try to incorporate exercise into your daily or weekly routine – Exercise helps to speed up your metabolism and helps you shed weight. The bitter truth is that wearing just waist trainers and staying put in one position will not make you lose that stubborn belly fat. You should hit the gym.

5 Reduce alcohol intake – Excess intake of alcohol also leads to a host of health problems especially the build-up of fat in the belly area. Have you ever noticed that those who drink alcohol, especially men, often develop ‘pot-bellies’. Alcoholic drinks like beer provide your body with calories and very little nutrients. It can also increase your appetite. Replace the alcoholic drinks with water or alternate with low calorie, non-alcoholic beverages. Too much alcohol can cause liver damage and other serious health problems.

6. Try out apple cider vinegar – Apple cider vinegar is made in a two-step fermentation process. It is obtained from apples that have been crushed, distilled and fermented. Acetic acid is the main active component of apple cider vinegar. It is safe for consumption in small quantities and can be taken as a supplement. Do not also consume it straight from the bottle or in its pure form. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons to water before you drink. You can also add honey or lemon. It is best to drink it before your meals. Research shows it has many health benefits, such as lowering blood sugar levels.

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Williams Uchemba And His Wife Exchange Wedding Vows In Lagos (Video)

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Williams Uchemba and his wife, Brunella Oscar

Williams Uchemba and his wife, Brunella Oscar

Popular Nigerian actor, Williams Uchemba and his wife, Brunella Oscar have officially solemnized their union.

The couple finally exchanged their wedding vows at Dominion city church in Lagos state.

The beautiful wedding ceremony was reportedly officiated by the founder of the church, Dr. David Chukwudi Ogbueli alias Papa Eagle.

Celebrities, fans and well-wishers poured in congratulatory message for the couple after photos and videos from the ceremony hit the internet.

The actor wore a sleek tuxedo, while his bride,  wore a lovely white gown.

Read Also:Actor Williams Uchemba Set To Walk Down The Aisle With Mystery Woman

Watch the videos below:

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Actor, Model, Comedian, Philanthropist… Meet The Latest Groom, Williams Uchemba

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Williams Uchemba

Williams Uchemba

Williams Uchemba, who was born on October 22, is an actor, motivational speaker, model, comedian, entrepreneur and philanthropist. The Abia-born thespian graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relation from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State.

Uchemba began his career in the early 2000s as a child actor and came into the limelight in 2001 after appearing in the Nollywood blockbuster movie, “The Journey of the Dead” along with Olu Jacobs, Ramsey Noah, and Pete Edochie.

Since then, the multi-talented actor never looked back as he has gone ahead to feature in more blockbuster movies like Sugar Rush (2019), Merry Men 2(2019) and Story Story: The African Rideshare (2018). He is the recipient of several awards.

The actor adopted an 18-year-old furniture maker in June and he promised to sponsor his education. He recently got married to his longtime girlfriend, Brunella Oscar at her hometown, Alor in Anambra state. The actor’s wife, Brunella opened up on their love story with Wedding Digest Naija and she disclosed that she made the first move. According to the English trained medical doctor, they both met on Facebook after she sent him a message.

 

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