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Keeping your pet entertained on long journeys

Keeping your pet entertained on long journeys

If you’re planning a holiday in the UK or off to visit relatives in another area, taking your pet with you seems like a bit of a no-brainer. Not only do you avoid having to pay kennel or cattery fees, the furriest member of your family gets to enjoy the break too. However, long car

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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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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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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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How to keep teenagers asfe

Keeping kids safe whilst out and about

When my daughter was born I felt like my eyes had suddenly been opened to all the dangers in the world. I imagined trouble lurking at every turn and her growing independence has sent my parental-protection chip into overdrive. I know I must allow her the freedom she deserves to blossom into the unique, special

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