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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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When your child wants to learn to drive

When your child wants to learn to drive

The driving test has just had its eightieth birthday and doubtless, driving has changed a lot since its inception, maybe more so since you passed your test. Somehow though, it doesn’t seem two minutes since you were strapping your kids into their child or booster seat and now, you have just heard your child utter

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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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Finding childcare whilst on holiday

Finding childcare whilst on holiday

Family holidays are great and they’re what we all look forward to, but even on a family holiday mum and dad might want the odd night out or day trip somewhere where, catching up with the adult side of life. But how? Trusty Nana and Granddad are back in blighty along with Aunty Susan, so

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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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