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Things to do in the school holidays

Things to do in the school holidays

The expectant faces of kids on holiday mornings can test the most creative of parents – how to fill those endless school-free days? There is an argument that says just tell the kids to go off and play. Personally I think it’s important to do just that sometimes – they need to learn how to

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cheap hobbies for you to try

Cheap hobbies for you to try

Bringing up children is hard work but as they get older you’ll probably find you have a bit more me time again. However, that doesn’t mean you’ll know what to do with it! You may not have the time, money or inclination to revert back to the hobbies you had before your first baby was

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21st Century youth technology

Technology is an ever growing field and we now have a generation of young people that have never known the world without the internet and all that it brings. As with other things, 21st Century youth technology has its own speak and overhearing your kids talk about what they are into, can feel like being

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Top Free or Cheap Family Activites by YOU!

In one of our recent competitions, we asked you what ideas and activities you do for free or that cost very little, that keep the kids entertained. We were overwhelmed with the amount of fantastic imaginative ideas you came up with, so here they are, all courtesy of you! Out and About ‘We go to

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Making the most of Winter

So even though we’ve just headed through mid winter and our days are now slowly getting lighter and longer, January and February can be very difficult months of each year to navigate through with many people feeling restricted and constrained by cold, bleak weather and low energy levels. Rather than fighting this situation and trying

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Things to do with a cardboard box

At this time of year, it’s quite likely you’ll have a cardboard box or two hanging around. They might not look like much right now – dull, brown, utilitarian. But with just a little imagination, there’s a wealth of creative potential in that boring old box, just waiting to be unleashed. So before you pop

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