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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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Essentials You Will Need For A New Home

Essentials You Will Need For A New Home

When you buy a new home, the initial focus of your finances is all on the deposit, the mortgage and how much the bills will be. Once these fundamentals are in place and the keys to the bricks and mortar are in your hand, your attention will turn to the interior. You need a surprising

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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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Water games for kids to play this summer

Water games for kids to play this summer

The long summer holidays are here and there is nothing kids love more than messing about with water. There is something so appealing and generically fun about getting soaking wet and/or watching someone else get a good drenching! There are many games that we can play that involve water, it can be cheap, fun and

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Cheap decorating ideas

Cheap decorating ideas

Whether you live in a cosy flat or a huge mansion, everyone wants their home to look and feel good. Ideally, your décor should reflect your personality and make your property feel like home. If you are strapped for cash, don’t want to spend too much as you like to change your interior design often

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Cheap school holiday fun

Cheap school holiday fun

The school summer holidays are now upon us and the thought of keeping the kids entertained for six to seven whole weeks can have parents tearing their hair out. Fret not though, as we’ve come up with some ideas for cheap and cheerful school holiday fun. Go out to play One of the wonders of

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