Articles written by Maria Brett

In-Law Weekend Survival Guide

In-Law Weekend Survival Guide

Whether you love them or loathe them, spending more than a few hours at a time with your in-laws can be something you’d rather not put yourself through. But what if they’re coming to stay for the whole weekend? How will you cope? We’ve put together some tips on being the perfect host and maintaining

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Ways children Express Their Love For You

Ways children Express Their Love For You

As parents we love our children with all our hearts. Yes, sometimes they may push boundaries, get into trouble and cause us to stay up all night worrying about them but even so they know they’ll always have our unconditional love. On the other hand, from time to time it can be tricky to spot

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Looking after your teeth

Looking after your teeth

One of the most important elements of personal hygiene we can teach our kids is how to look after their teeth properly. Not only are they important in helping chew the food we eat and keeping our gums healthy, great teeth also make us look and feel happier and more confident. So it’s important to

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Teaching Kids To Appreciate Wildlife

Teaching Kids To Appreciate Wildlife

An appreciation of wildlife is important for kids. Not only does it teach them to care for animals and respect nature, it also helps ensure the planet is in good hands for generations to come. You don’t have to spend hours trekking in the great outdoors to instil these values though. Exploring your garden can

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Junk Food And Children's Behaviour

Junk Food And Children’s Behaviour

There are plenty of reasons not to feed children junk food too often, but is bad behaviour one of them? Research on the subject has led towards the conclusion that junk food – i.e. foods with high levels of sugar or saturated fats with little nutritional value – does indeed have an effect on the

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Furnish your new home on the cheap

Furnish your new home on the cheap

Whether you have a child growing up and moving on to a new chapter or you’re moving home yourself, you probably want to furnish that new pad nicely using as little cash as possible. Here is The Working Parent guide to where the best bargains can be found. Selling sites eBay, Gumtree and Facebook selling

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