Safety

Tips for buying a family car

Tips for buying a family car

Splashing out on a family car is a big deal, whatever your budget. A new vehicle is probably the biggest expense you’ll make in your life apart from your home. So it’s important to get it right. It can be exciting to choose a new car, but overwhelming too. Having just replaced our own family

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Buying a car privately

Buying a car privately

Buying a car privately, rather than through a dealer, can work out cheaper. However, there are a few things to bear in mind before you hand over a wad of cash. Here are some of the things to look out for when buying from a private seller. Legal protection If something goes wrong with the

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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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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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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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Women's safety when driving alone

Women’s safety when driving alone

As the dark nights draw in, women can sometimes feel a little more wary about driving alone. However, by following a few simple tips, you can enjoy the freedom that driving offers without feeling overly anxious about your safety. Check your car Nobody wants their car to break down in the middle of a journey,

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