Advice animals tips

Inspect The Waste

It’s understandable that you just want to get the waste out of your home, but if you want to make sure your pet is healthy and around for a long time, you will have to take a peek and inspect their waste. Any changes in their urine or stool could indicate a possible problem, both physical and emotional, and if you catch it early enough – you’ll be able to deal with it. We don’t have to tell you what could happen if you don’t.

Clean The Litter Box Once A Week

You’re dealing with cat droppings, so scooping can only get you so far. Once a week, you’ll have to remodel their bathroom, top to bottom, and once again – you’ll do this with no exceptions. Remove the litter and scrub the litter box until it’s squeaky clean, add the new litter and you’re done. And oh, a quick pro-tip – add baking soda to the litter box to mask the unpleasant odors. Now, many are led to believe that if they add more litter to the box, they can clean it less often, but that’s not the case. Don’t waste litter and only fill up the litter box up to three inches. Any more than that, and you’re wasting litter and possibly even scaring your cat away.

Eat healthy foods

Although there may not be a specific pregnancy diet, eating a variety of healthy foods can help prepare a woman's body for pregnancy by giving her adequate stores of critical nutrients, such as calcium, protein and iron, research has shown. This means eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, lean protein, whole grains, dairy and healthy sources of fat. Besides taking a supplement containing folic acid, a woman can also obtain this vitamin from foods such as dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli, fortified breads and cereals, beans, citrus fruits and orange juice. When trying to get pregnant, eat lower amounts of high-mercury fish, such as swordfish, shark, king mackerel and tilefish. This is because mercury can accumulate in a pregnant woman's bloodstream, which affects a baby's development, according to the Mayo Clinic. Also, limit albacore (white) tuna to 6 ounces (170 grams) per week to reduce exposure to this toxic metal, the Food and Drug Administration recommends. A 2019 review found that mercury consumption could also impair men's and women's fertility. Also, some science suggests that pregnant women should avoid caffeine: Health authorities in the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom said that a woman having about 200 mg of caffeine (less than two cups of coffee) will not affect her baby, but a 2020 review study, published in BMJ Evidence Based Medicine, found that there was no safe level of caffeine consumption for pregnant women or for those trying to get pregnant.

Create an inviting classroom.

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Gather all the supplies.

Not sure what exactly you need for the kindergarten classroom? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with this list of essential kindergarten classroom supplies.

Plan your circle time well.

Source: Growing Kinders Make circle time short, sweet, and active. Incorporate these amazing carpet spots for easy seating.

Tailor your science to their needs.

These fun and free science activities were put together just for your kindergarten students! They’ll learn how the world works through play and experiments.

Incorporate LOTS of art.

Hands-on learning is best for little ones. We’ve gathered 50 fun and interesting projects.

Use a washable stuffed animal as a class pet.

Source: A First for Everything Low maintenance (essential for teaching kindergarten), high fun! Kids will love taking turns bringing it home to care for it over the weekend.

Keep little fingers cleaner with this trick!

Source: Lucky Little Learners “Glue sponges! There are several videos online for making them. So awesome to not deal with the bottle of glue mess or those littles who can’t close the bottle and spill glue in their supplies!” —Anita D.