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Making new friends

Making new friends

True friends are special. They make you laugh, understand where you’re coming from and are always there for you. However, friendships often change over time and if you’ve moved to a different area or feel you’ve grown apart from your old mates then making new friends can seem like a bit of a challenge. While

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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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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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Shopping trips with children

Shopping trips with children

It’s safe to say that children and supermarkets don’t really mix. All too often we’ve come across toddlers have a tantrum in the middle of the aisle, closely followed by an incredibly embarrassed parent, trying desperately to defuse the situation without attracting even more attention to their screaming child. Whether it’s because you put your

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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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Getting ready to go on holiday

Getting ready to go on holiday

The hope – Gliding through the airport looking rather cool and dapper. The kids are impeccably behaved, you are confident that your passports, tickets and money are in an orderly fashion in your hand luggage and you’re ready to wave off your cases (in the hope you reunite the other end of course). Now where’s the departure lounge –

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