Ugh, pests in my house!

As a new mother and housewife, it is a nightmare having to handle a bug problem in my house especially since my husband has a full-time job. It is especially harder to copy with since I just recently had a child too. Hiring a pest service is also rather straining on our household budget, so I had to make do with some DIY tips I plucked from the internet. This was what I learnt and hopefully it’ll help you guys out too!

The ant is one of the most common pests in America. Killing off the ants individually by smashing them or spraying them with chemical substances will be a waste of time. To be able to fully remove an ant infestation, you’ll need to resort to ant poison that the ants can transport back to their nests and contaminate their nests with it. The same can be said about roaches. Roach infestations should be considered with greater urgency as they are able propagate ailments very easily. Roaches’ excrement or perhaps urine could potentially cause significant diarrhea or food poisoning. An asthmatic state could also be triggered simply by inhaling the viruses brought on by roaches. As roaches will consistently be searching for water, prevalent sections of inhabitancy would be the toilet or even the kitchen. To be able to see any effects whatsoever relating to getting rid of roaches, you will need a number of poisonous products that are created to overcome roaches (try these). To avoid the same scenario sooner or later, ensure that your house is clear of spaces and also breaks in the wall surfaces and floor tiles.
Another similar pest that causes an enormous annoyance would be termites. Even though they look alike, the two of these bugs are members of different insect types. Ants are extremely hardworking insects which will be on the search for food almost all the time to maintain their colony. Termites have the ability to feed off distinct food items besides what the ants usually take in. For example, termites can survive just from ingesting timber grass.
Rashes and itchiness are some of the indications of being bitten by bed bugs. I’ve recently discovered these bites on my newborn while he’s sleeping in his cradle. The bites themselves aren’t distressing at all, that makes it a whole lot more challenging to figure out whether you have an infestation. Because it is very likely that you’d be fast asleep by then, it will be difficult to tell whether it’s a bed bug bite or something else. Since these bites seem a lot like rashes, mosquito bites or allergies, you won’t truly know for sure whether you’re facing bed bugs. These bugs may also spread quickly to a different area because they can hang on on to us or even our household pets prior to getting off at a different area. You simply must get rid of these insects in a comprehensive approach, if at all possible by making use of an exterminator or similar services. Infestations are typically prevalent as opposed to specific or remote, which explains why you shouldn’t attempt it on your own.

So Here’s How I Got My Toddler To Use The Potty

me and my son on a chair

My son just turned 2 and as every parent know, it’s time to potty train! I decided to read up on every guide and followed every parenting guru out there to make sure I knew what I was doing before I dived right in. Having a plan works so much better than going in blind. This is especially true for potty training.

First, keep in mind that it is in no way a smart idea to scold your baby if he fails to follow along with your directions here. Though it may be probable that you’ve run into kids who are completely potty trained by the time they’re 2 years of age, most children will actually turn out to be fully proficient and independent when they’re three years or more. Having a sluggish start does not necessarily mean that the child’s a lot less mentally competent nevertheless. You need to understand the fact that a child’s mental and physical skills should be completely shaped first just before he could even learn how to make use of the potty.

potty tricks while on the goHere are some tips on how I potty trained my son in 5 easy steps. A highly effective trick to get this done very easily will be to bring in the fun factor involved with it. Make things appear vibrant and entertaining every time a potty session is up. For instance, hold a pee competition with your son by employing tissue paper as targets within the potty. If you use some fluid which will have its colour altered when pee mixes into it, they’ll be enthusiastic to accomplish it on a regular basis. Also, try to purchase a few sticker sheets that basically tracks how many times and just how well your kids are doing in their potty trainings. Every time he utilizes the potty individually, you can allow him to add a sticker on the graph. In return for all these accumulated stickers, he can have some sweets or ice cream. At some point, your kid is going to be well trained in employing the potty without any aid by any means. Your child can safely set out to use underwears rather than baby diapers soon.

It is typically a terrible step to leave your children in their baby diapers while they are sleeping given that they will start to rely upon it during the night. Putting your child in a baby diaper or even a pull-up during public excursions is simply as adverse. They may not want to hold their bladder or make use of the toilet simply because they can quite as easily do this in their diapers. It is best to always keep things constant to prevent confusion for your children. As soon as a specific measure of control over his bladder is demonstrated, you should instantly stop putting your kid in diapers but let him wear under garments as a substitute.

You need to make sure that your child can keep his pants or perhaps diapers dry during the night time when he sleeps. If you find that your child continues to wet his mattress while he sleeps, you could slowly flip this around by discouraging him from ingesting excessive water before he heads off to sleep. Being afraid of the dark could also cause your child to pee on his bed instead of making use of the toilet by himself. Accompanying your kid to the toilet is one means to do it. If you have a potty that may be carried around, you may leave it alongside his mattress for much easier access. As a safety measure, you may elect to place 1-2 sheets of bed covers on the bed in order to avoid it from becoming soiled.

Hello! I’m New!

Hi mommies! I am Lizzie and welcome to my blog! Thanks for dropping by to check out my blog. It’s just a little place for me to jot down the wonderful experiences I’m going through as a new mom. The journey has not been easy but I’m taking it day by day. Like every mom out there, I do everything in my power to be the best mommy to my newborn child.

I hope that through this blog, I can share my experiences with you and that may in turn make motherhood easier and more fun for you. There are many mommy blogs out there that has created a fantastic community to support new moms. I hope that I am able to contribute as much as I can too.