School holiday activities

  • Keeping fit and healthy in Winter

    Keeping Fit and Healthy in Winter

    Winter is a time when small furry animals hibernate and gloomy, cold days make us humans feel like doing the same. It is time when bugs are rife and no amount of closing the front door and hiding under the duvet will keep them at bay. Keeping fit and healthy is just as important in

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    limiting computer time for kids

    Limiting computer time for kids

    There can be no denying technology is here to stay and likely to become more and more engrained in our culture as time goes on, but there can be too much of a good thing can’t there? Especially where the kids are concerned – they can become so engrossed in their computers that it becomes

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    Keeping kids active in Winter

    Keeping kids active in Winter

    Winter is a tough time to keep the kids active. As the nights draw in and temperatures plummet, our atavistic hibernation tendencies emerge. The attraction of the outdoors quickly loses ground to the lure of the cosy techno-cave housing the TV, iPad and X-Box. Yet keeping the kids moving is just as important in winter

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    Donation frustration

    Donation Frustration

    In the current economic climate, many of us are still struggling with meeting the financial demands for even the basics in life. There is always something to pay out in the household, things to buy for the kids, and cut backs are inevitable. However, many people still feel very passionate about charities and still kindly

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    The ten day no tv challenge

    The ten day no TV challenge

    Could you live without TV in your home for 10 days? The practical answer is of course, Yes. No-one ever died from boredom before the TV was invented. But really – would you consider it? And how do you think it would play out if you did? Is there any benefit? The thinking behind the

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    5 ways to get organised

    5 Ways to get organised

    Although it would be incredibly helpful, no one is born with the organisational skill and productivity levels necessary for leading a perfectly ordered and spotless life. We all need help – usually in the form of a push – to get us going at the beginning of the day and to stay organised throughout, and

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