Days out

  • Getting children involved with nature

    Getting children involved with nature

    If you’re looking to encourage your child away from the games console and into the great outdoors, then a nature project could be just the thing. As well as getting fresh air, educating about wildlife and having fun, a nature project can be a great way to spend quality time with the kids. Here are

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    A mystical start to the New Year

    A mystical start to the New Year

    As the New Year establishes its foothold, we often look to rid ourselves of any negatives of the last year and start the new one with a fresh and dynamic approach. There are many of us who are open to a few non-conventional methods to get us feeling good and help us kick the New

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    Dealing with post Christmas blues

    Dealing with post Christmas blues

    January can be a glum month. In the run up to Christmas the short dark days can be offset against a full social calendar, bright twinkling lights and the magic of the festive season. But once that’s all over with for another year empty bank accounts, the post-Christmas scales reading and returning to work after

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    Safety tips when out and about shopping

    Safety tips when out and about shopping

    Shopping can be a lively and fun experience, filled with delightful distractions. But as you soak up the dazzling array of products and eye-catching promotional material it’s important not to forget about your personal safety. Crime is, sadly, a fact of life. It pays to be vigilant whenever you are out and about, but pay

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    Layering clothes to keep warm in Winter

    Layering clothes to keep warm in Winter

    Throwing on an extra jumper to get warm in winter is nothing new. But those clever outdoor clothing manufacturers have taken ‘layering’ to another level and turned the humble act of keeping warm into a technical art form. To outdoor enthusiasts this is old news. For years they have been shelling out good money for

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    Is Your Child A Brat

    Dealing with bad behaviour in public

    Before we have children or if you never have them, seeing a child behave badly in public often gives rise to the thought “I would never let my child behave like that!” followed by a look of disapproval. But then when you do have them and they misbehave in public, thoughts often transfer to “oh

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