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Take Care of Your Budget and the Environment with a Used Phone

As almost everyone now has a cell phone, there are millions of these communication devices out there and more are being made every day. Everyone has a different opinion about phones; some people want the latest handset, while others are not too concerned with the particular brand or model. This preference and concern for the environment has led to an increase in the sales of used cell phones. There is now a high demand for top quality Used Verizon phones and used AT&T cell phones. It is a great way to recycle our new communication technology to prevent a pile up of waste accumulating. Phones may have reduced in size over recent years but they still remain rather difficult to dispose of.

By considering and buying used cell phones you will personally benefit and the environment definitely benefits, it is a win situation for everyone. By opting for communicating with the many available used Verizon phones and used AT&T cell phones we can all do our bit towards a greener planet. Many phones are often just discarded for their newer version while still remaining in perfect working order. These units can be and are resold as an eco alternative option to a new phone, giving you much better value for your money. Their purchase also shows you to be a socially responsible person with a modern caring green nature.

Used cell phones can even provide you with an upgrade to your current phone without spending too much or damaging the environment. They allow everyone the opportunity to recycle rather than buy new and add to the growing build up of non biodegradable materials. You can acquire some lovely used Verizon phones and choose from a good selection of used AT&T cell phones as well as many other popular makes. The life of phones has now been extended, as pre owned is now viewed as a positive environmentally friendly step forwards. There are lots of advantages and no real associated disadvantages to reusing this excellent technology.

When buying from a reputable online used cell phones company like usedcellphoneshop.com you are even offered a generous warranty. Many people also sometimes buy used Verizon phones and Used AT&T cell phones to test them out before considering a new purchase. By buying second hand they are able to assess and evaluate the phones individual suitability and all its particular functions. There are many reasons that people decide to look at the alternatives to buying new and they are all good for the preservation of our natural surroundings. Whatever your reason, buying used is good.

If you need a phone but are concerned at the levels of their disposal in landfills, then you should seriously consider used cell phones. A solid company will have a good selection of pre owned units to choose from, and they will also be available at sensible prices. Usually you will notice little difference between these greener phones and their new counterparts. They are still new as they are new to you and a reminder that you have contributed in some way to saving our planet. At the website usedcellphoneshop.com you will be spoilt for choice with a wide range of possibilities. You will come across some of the most popular and best used Verizon phones, used AT&T cell phones and an array of other well known quality brands. You will definitely find something of interest here. So before you rush off to get the latest handset, you should take a look here first to see what is on offer. You will be pleasantly surprised and not disappointed at the standard and pricing structure. Go greener with the brilliant concept of used cell phones.

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This article is written by Alexsis Grovenor.

Bringing Up a Baby in a Safe Environment Requires an Effective Home Alarm

New parents oftentimes spend months preparing their home for the arrival of their newborn (who will soon be a teetering toddler), stowing away breakable knick-knacks and the good china and gating off stairways. But can you be sure that you’ve covered all situations that are potentially dangerous, whether for the apple of your eye or for your family heirlooms? Consider the following suggestions for further child-proofing your home.

Certain obvious disaster situations that need to be guarded against include firearms and sharp knives. Sure, maybe you’ve set the safety on your hunting gun and snapped your knives into their cases, but a curious child can do just about anything. Best to take the extra measure of locking everything away in a cabinet or a case that is stowed out of the way – even better if your kids don’t even know you have potential weapons in your home. Keep an eye on gardening tools and the workroom, as well – screwdrivers, nails, hammers, and shears can all be just as harmful. Hanging them well out of reach is one idea, or making certain that doors to those areas are always locked securely.

Toxics – kitchen cleaning, medicine cabinet & purse, garden shed, garage

Small children have the tendency to explore, a wonderful characteristic unless they go rooting through the cabinet under the kitchen sink. Poisonous substances are all around us and need to be stored in such a way as to not allow children to accidentally swallow them. Many containers come designed with child-proof lids that even some adults have trouble prying off, but for extra caution, pull toxic matters out from low spaces and stash them away on a high shelf. Do the same with your medicine cabinet, and keep an eye on purses or bags that may contain pill boxes or prescription medication. Also, don’t forget about toxic liquids in the garage and the garden shed; fertilizers, weed killers, auto oil, and gasoline are serious hazards.

A flimsy screen will likely not support the weight of a child’s body and should not be considered a sufficient barrier. Rather, bar windows that will put a child in immediate danger of falling out, though remember that at least one window in each room must allow escape access in case of a fire.

Speaking of fire, fully-functioning smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are essential, as is a complete list of emergency numbers, including poison control and the doctor. Orient babysitters with home security systems and make sure that they are familiar with how to activate and turn off the home alarm, as well as how to contact police, fire, and emergency dispatch. Child caregivers should also be familiar with basic first aid and what do to in case of an emergency – if you are placing your trust in someone else to care for your child, be sure that they have all of the right skills and tools.

Deter crime against your home with an ADT house alarm. You’ll be able to relax at work, at night, and on vacation when your home is being watched over by an ADT home alarm system.

Keep Your Pet in a Comfortable Environment

As a pet owner, you must be conscious of your pet’s health because you are your beloved pet’s primary caregiver.  Since your pets provide so much for you, it is only normal that you would want to provide them with the most comfortable environment possible.  Here are some ways to ensure that your cat, dog or other type of pet is in the best environment possible. 

Pet Boarding

Pet boarding services are suitable for pets whose owners are unavailable to take care of them for a certain length of time.  In general, the duration of the pet boarding can vary from one night to a few month’s time.  This service can be offered to a variety of pets, ranging anywhere from horses to hamsters.  Pet boarding services usually include feeding, playing with the pets, training and other activities.  With today’s technology, some boarding/day care centers have even installed web cameras so that you can watch your pet live on your computer while you are away to ensure that they are in the best hands.  Pet boarding is a great option to consider.

Pet Daycare

Pet daycare is something quite different from pet boarding.  Unlike with pet boarding, pet daycare services usually deal with taking care of the pets while the owners are at work or out for the day.  At the end of the workday, the pet owners will pick their pets up from the pet daycare provider.  Pet daycare services are often offered to dogs but can involve other animals as well.  At pet daycare, the pets usually have everything they need from food bowls to toys and more.  It is a great way for the dog or other animal to receive care and get to interact with other pets during the day.

Pet Spas

The current trend in pet care is pet spas.  The main focus of pet spas is small animals like dogs, cats, ferrets, guinea pigs and rabbits.  At pet spas, the pets are often trained, exercised, pampered and groomed.  There are oftentimes do-it-yourself pet spas where the owners have to train and groom their own pets in order to improve the bond between them but the spa will provide the necessary space and grooming equipment such as the wash basin, shampoo and nail clippers.  Whichever type of pet spa you choose, your pet is sure to love the pampering aspect to it. 

If you are looking for pet care services, keep these previously mentioned services in mind and provide your pet with the best care possible.

Petsitting.com is an innovative website connecting pet owners with professional pet service providers. This site allows pet owners to search for pet care providers close to where they live, and is 100% free for the consumer.  Services currently offered include: dog walking, pet sitting, pet boarding, pet grooming, doggie daycare, pet waste removal, dog training and pet insurance.

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New Course from CCEI Covers Cultural Competence and Diversity in the Child Care Environment

Duluth, GA (PRWEB) June 18, 2015

ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), a distance learning professional development and certificate provider, is proud to introduce CUR111: Cultural Competence and Promoting Awareness of Diversity in Child Care to the online child care training course catalog.

This course focuses on essential principles and practices for promoting acceptance of diversity in the early childhood and school-age learning environments. Even if a child grows up in a relatively homogenous neighborhood with little diversity, he or she still needs to be prepared for life in a multicultural society. This course is relevant to all children and teachers, regardless of the cultural, racial, and ethnic demographics in their particular community. Course participants will learn to demonstrate an understanding of differences and connections between race, culture, and ethnicity, identify and define essential practices associated with culturally responsive teaching, and much more.

“It’s crucial that children in America learn to thrive and cooperate in a diverse and multicultural environment,” said Maria C. Taylor, President and CEO of CCEI. “This course focuses on curriculum materials and daily activities, as well as how cultural diversity permeates almost every aspect of teaching.”

This four-hour training course is available for online enrollment now, and awards 0.4 IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successful completion. Active, unlimited individual or center-based subscription holders may take this course at no additional cost at any time. For more information, call 1.800.499.9907, prompt 3, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm EST.

About CCEI

ChildCare Education Institute® provides high-quality, distance education certificates and child care training programs in an array of child care settings, including preschool centers, family child care, prekindergarten classrooms, nanny care, online daycare training and more. Over 100 English and Spanish child care training courses are available online to meet licensing, recognition program, and Head Start Requirements. CCEI also has online certification programs that provide the coursework requirement for national credentials including the CDA, Director and Early Childhood Credentials. Several certification programs have been evaluated and awarded college credit recommendations by the National College Credit Recommendation Service (National CCRS). CCEI is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), is an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and is authorized under the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990, license number 837.

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