Author - Rheney Williams

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  Rheney Williams writes about homes, home appliances and home organization for Home Depot. Rheney enjoys providing tips to parents on how everyday activities around the house, such as loading the dishwasher, can be used as teaching aids for small kids. Home Depot's dishwasher page can be found on the Home Depot website.

Dish Duty: Tips for Teaching Kids about Dishwashing

Don't you love having "mommy's little helper" around, especially around dinnertime or when the kitchen's a wreck? I understand that's a loaded question, because although we adore our children and want to encourage them to lend a hand, sometimes their "help" merely creates more work for us in the long run!

But if you want to start your kids out on the right foot when it comes to assisting in the kitchen cleanup, there are definitely best practices in the dishwasher training department. For ...

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM by Rheney Williams

Safer Home with a Smartphone: 4 Apps That Can Help Create a More Secure Family Environment

If you're like a lot of new parents today, you probably feel as though you couldn't have survived those first few months without a smartphone for late night time checks and frantic questions. Once you're past the first stage of getting used to your new family member, however, your smartphone comes in handy on a whole new level. Smartphone apps are now available that can monitor and in some cases even control several aspects of your home such as:

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Posted on August 08, 2013 at 6:00 AM by Rheney Williams