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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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5 Tips for staying calm under pressure

5 Tips for staying calm under pressure

Stress is unavoidable in the modern world. We move fast and are often trying to do more than is possible and within a time frame that is crazy! To some degree, we have limited control of external factors that can possibly cause us stress, but what we do have under control is our relationship to

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Keeping kids active in Winter

Keeping kids active in Winter

Winter is a tough time to keep the kids active. As the nights draw in and temperatures plummet, our atavistic hibernation tendencies emerge. The attraction of the outdoors quickly loses ground to the lure of the cosy techno-cave housing the TV, iPad and X-Box. Yet keeping the kids moving is just as important in winter

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The ten day no tv challenge

The ten day no TV challenge

Could you live without TV in your home for 10 days? The practical answer is of course, Yes. No-one ever died from boredom before the TV was invented. But really – would you consider it? And how do you think it would play out if you did? Is there any benefit? The thinking behind the

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Things to do London in November

Things to do in London in November

November is officially the last month of Autumn, but we all know that it really feels like the start of winter. Chilly, frosty mornings, and damp dingy days define the weather for most of the month, so finding things to do can be a challenge. Indoor activities are the obvious choice, but there are a

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