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6 Things No One Tells You About Travelling With Kids

Travelling with kids is great fun. And by fun we mean it’s like spending a few hours in one of Dante’s seven circles of hell. While you might consider that reference to be a little extreme, here are six things no one tells you about travelling with kids to change your mind: You won’t have enough room in the boot …

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How to Prevent Brain Drain Over the Summer Holidays

The kids have been working hard all year, and it’s finally time for the summer holidays. But, six weeks out of the classroom is undoubtedly going to have an impact on their organisational skills and ability to learn and remember things. So, while it’s important that children get time to rest and recuperate over the summer, it might be worthwhile …

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Say Goodbye To Gardening Aches & Pains

I have so many different plans for when we have our own garden. I want the girls to have a little bug hotel, I want a sandpit and I want to have my own little vegetable garden and pretty daffodils. I honestly think that I have the green fingers bug before I’ve even got my own place to put those …

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Managing the Family Finances: How to Succeed

A recent study from Shelter has shown that one in three families are only a month’s pay away from losing their homes. It’s a worrying result, and is enough to make all of us question whether or not our family’s finances are in good order right now. Here’s some advice for improving your family’s chance of success: Understand your income …

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The Cost Of Raising A Child Over The Years – An Interactive Slider

As a parent, you more than likely understand that on top of the costs of running your business and home, the expenses that come with raising a child can make your bank account look a little sorry. From nappies and pushchairs at six months to driving lessons and University fees by the age of 18, there is no end to …

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5 Greek Beaches You Need To Visit

Ah, Greece. The land of sunshine, moussaka and where people gather to smash plates, but also the place to go if you’re looking for postcard perfect beaches to snooze on in the afternoon sunshine. Here are five you definitely need to visit on your next holiday to the country: Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi With crystal clear water, pink tinted sand and …

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Do Our Parents Influence Our Career Choices?

Perhaps it’s not something you’ve thought about before, but did you know that your career choices have probably been – at least in some way – influenced by your parents? Whether you’ve had happy-go-lucky parents who wanted nothing more than for you to feel satisfied, or go-getter parents who measured your success by your income and job title, there are …

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4 Ways To Look After Your Families Health This Year

Once you have a family, you no longer have just your own health to worry about, you now have to consider the wellbeing of everyone – including young children, who rely primarily on you to keep them in good shape. So, with that in mind, here are four ways to look after your families health this year: Quit smoking Are …

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Do We Need More Teachers In Early Years Education?

Education is vital for the mental and social growth of children and a focus on structured learning from a young age can instil students with good habits that will help them make the most of their time in education. But should academic good habits be established before children reach their first years of schooling? The Early Years Foundation Stage – …

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Can Colours Effect Your Mood?

I am no interior blogger but I do know that colours can make you or break you. I hate dull and dark colours for my own reasons and there’s something that just uplifts your mood when it comes to bright bold ones. The psychology of colour is truly fascinating, as this infographic explains. Brought to you by Rawlins Paints I …

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5 Ways Apple Changed The Gaming World

Apple has been around less than 40 years but, in that time, it has changed the world in a number of significant ways – as a result it’s now the biggest and most profitable company ever. But one way, which is often overlooked, is the company’s huge influence in the world of gaming. There is no doubt that mobile gaming …

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