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Best Type Of House To Make Your Kids Happy

Thinking always seems to be that you should upgrade your housing as your family expands and this makes perfect sense, who wouldn’t want a nicer place? The question really is though is what is the best setting to bring up children, what would be best for their well-being and also what would make them happiest. In Town Or Out In …

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The Little Welly Is Coming To Sevenoaks

In May, The Little Welly is coming to St. Clere Estate in Sevenoaks. It’s promised to be a jam-packed weekend full of fun, mud and adventures. For those who have never heard of The Little Welly take a look at this video from last year’s event which really showcases the fun that is had. The Little Welly experience is all …

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Top Tips For Swimming As A Family

Swimming is one of the skills that I see as super important for every child to learn. With Freya, my eldest, I was taking part in mother and baby lessons as soon as we could but with the other two learning to swim was much more of a family activity. Getting active on a regular basis can add years to …

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What is Laser Hair Removal and is it a Good Option?

You know the struggle to rid your body of unwanted hair. It can sometimes seem like an almost daily battle. The seemingly endless cycle of plucking, waxing or shaving can be monotonous and time consuming. It can also be frustrating because the you can easily miss hairs, and those you do remove come back far too fast. If you are …

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Teaching Responsible Saving

There’s a well known book called the Art of War, and possibly the best piece of advice contained within its pages is that if you see peace, prepare for battle. In essence, plan for the future, because smooth sailing can become stormy waters in the blink of an eye. While money can’t be thrown at every problem in life, there …

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Things to Consider When Your Family Gets Bigger

You might not have planned a large family when you first got together, but before you know it, your family could be vying for space in your home. When it comes to having children, provided your experiences are happy ones, on the whole, it’s very easy to get carried away. When you’re surrounded by children life seems so much easier …

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5 Ways To Boost Your Glamour Game

Night feeds, 6am starts, the school run…when was the last time you sat and took your time with your makeup? Had a long relaxing bath rather than a quick jump in the shower whilst being supervised by your children…? Being a mum is so rewarding – hard work of course, but the pros massively outweigh the cons I’m sure you’d …

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A Stress-Free Guide to Budgeting in 2019

Now that we’ve entered a brand-new year, you might think that it’s a good time to start improving your spending habits. Something as simple as changing the way that you approach money can help you to save more cash and spend less time worrying about your finances in the year ahead. The only problem is that for many people, budgeting …

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Want To Refresh Your Kitchen? Try These 5 Simple Steps

Your kitchen has undoubtedly worked hard over the Festive period; with the big family dinner, finger buffets, desserts, baking disasters, family gathering around to chat and a few wine spillages (or three), then it’s no wonder it can look a little tired after the relatives have gone home, the decorations have come down and normal service is resumed. So, what …

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#AD Brush Time Fun With Aquafresh

The internet hosts a whole range of information on the importance of setting up good bedtime habits. In my own experience I have learnt that setting up a consistent bedtime routine has really helped my girls to settle quicker at bedtime and enjoy a more peaceful night of sleep. Have you heard of the phrase, Sleep hygiene? I thought it …

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A Mum & Daughter Day At The Ideal Home Show Christmas 2018

Christmas is by far my favourite time of the year but weirdly this year has felt the least Christmassy. In fact the whole idea of it has been making me feel anxious and a little sick. Don’t get me wrong it is still my favourite time of the year – I adore the magic! Back in November I saw that …

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Debunking The Myths Of Foster Care

You can find out more about whether you can foster here. As a country, we are crying out for more foster carers. There are over 70,000 children in care in the UK needing foster homes. Yet many suitable people are put off the idea of becoming a foster carer because they believe a myth. Let’s debunk the 10 most prevalent myths: …

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Ideas For Family Bonding This Holiday Season

No holiday is like the previous one, especially for families that are ageing slowly together. In each festive season, you’ll find your loved ones growing, learning and experiencing life in new ways. The holiday season can truly be a chance to cement in place what connects your family, and to celebrate the mere fact that you have each other. The …

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Great Days Out In Hertfordshire

Hubby and I really try to keep our little tribe entertained during the holidays and weekends. We’ve spent a lot of time exploring our home county of Kent, but sometimes it’s nice to venture further afield. After taking a few trips to Hertfordshire, we realised just how many awesome activities there are for children there. Here’s a round-up of my …

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How To Have A Great Christmas With No January Hangover

Christmas is a time of mixed feelings for many of us – we love getting together with friends and family members that we don’t see very often. We also love letting our hair down and maybe even getting a bit tipsy in front of It’s a Wonderful Life. This is the good bit; the not-so-good bit is wondering how to …

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