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How children learn responsibility from caring for a pet

How children learn responsibility from caring for a pet

From big dogs to tiny goldfish, children can learn a lot from pets. Being involved in the care of an animal provides kids with companionship, a higher level of self-esteem and respect for living creatures. It can also be valuable in helping them learn to cope with death. However, one of the main advantages caring

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10 Tips For A Happy Home

10 Tips For A Happy Home

The way we populate, decorate and think about the space we inhabit can seriously affect our mood. The colours we choose, the things we place in our immediate environment and our attitude towards our home can leave us feeling bright and inspired, or gloomy and sad. If your home space would benefit from a little

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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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Sun care for babies and children

Sun care for babies and children

Summer is finally with us and with it we’ll hopefully see lots of sunshine. It’s great to spend time outdoors when the weather’s nice and to do so healthily means taking care of our skin. Babies and children’s skin is particularly sensitive and so needs extra protection against the sun’s harmful rays. Why do kids

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Gardens to visit this summer

Summer is officially on its way and what better way to spend a sunny day than wandering around a colourful garden? Luckily for us, here in the UK there are loads of gardens happy to welcome members of the public. Here’s our pick of some of our favourites. Botanic Gardens – Glasgow It can be

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Guides And Scouts

Guides And Scouts

The scout and guiding movements in the UK often come in for a bit of stick. The mocking sound of ‘Dib Dib Dib’ hangs in the air, as supposed grown-ups snigger behind their hands. But you speak to virtually anyone who has been involved in these groups; the overwhelming response is one of enthusiasm and

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