Articles written by Steven Petter

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Childhood Stress

Even in a society where someone only has to stub their toe to be diagnosed with stress, it’s hard to imagine our little bundles of joy being subject to the same pressures, but recent research has shown that childhood stress is a real problem and can go on to affect them into adulthood What is

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Stop Telephone Cold Calling

Did you know that, according to research carried out by Ofcom, eight out of ten households are subject to nuisance callers. A study of 850 homes found that more than 82% of them were being contacted by unsolicited callers on average more than twice a week. The biggest caller, the dreaded PPI scam artists, racked

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Biggest UK Online Retailers

The UK are big shoppers, we know what we like and we know which online retailers we can trust. Who are the biggest UK online retailers? Tesco Being one of the earliest retailers Tesco has the experience to move forward in a business that is growing by 20% annually, still holding 31.1% of the market

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Mary Portas – Is She Really Saving The High Street?

The self-appointed ‘Queen’ of Britain’s High Street, Mary Portas, may have just abdicated her thrown. Her vision for a revival of the High Street, has sunk like a World War 2 battle ship, with the unlikely pairing of her and David Cameron having no effect on the profitability of UK shops. Big drop in High

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Early puberty in boys

Growing Pains Forget everything you think you might know, the name Growing Pains is somewhat misleading since there is no scientific evidence to link the pains some children experience with growth spurts.Early puberty in boys especially can cause these” growing pains” to happen. They are more commonly referred to by doctors these days as Recurrent

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Boys puberty

Boys and puberty Boys puberty, it’s one of those subjects that parents everywhere dread, will my son turn into the quintessential grumpy teenager, start moping around shouting ‘I hate you’ at every given moment. In reality no, however where Harry Enfield’s famously emotional character Kevin does reflect our own fast-growing children is in the speed

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