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How To Make Natural Cleaning Products

Make your own green cleaning products

Conventional cleaning products may be convenient and advertisers would have us believe that we’d be harming our children’s safety by using anything else. However, there are plenty of natural options that will leave your home sparkling without breaking the bank or using harsh chemicals. Here are ways of using general household ingrediants to make your

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Things to do in the school holidays

Things to do in the school holidays

The expectant faces of kids on holiday mornings can test the most creative of parents – how to fill those endless school-free days? There is an argument that says just tell the kids to go off and play. Personally I think it’s important to do just that sometimes – they need to learn how to

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cheap hobbies for you to try

Cheap hobbies for you to try

Bringing up children is hard work but as they get older you’ll probably find you have a bit more me time again. However, that doesn’t mean you’ll know what to do with it! You may not have the time, money or inclination to revert back to the hobbies you had before your first baby was

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Fun activities for teenage girls

Teenage girls love spending time with their friends, but if their favourite hang-out activities are wearing thin, try suggesting these ideas as alternatives. You may even earn some parent-kudos points. But then again maybe not – these are teens we’re talking about! Just be content that you’ve helped to make your girl and her friends

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How to trace your family tree

Considering putting together a family tree?  If you’re a fan of, “Who do you think you are” or “Long lost family”, you’ll probably have a pretty good idea of the lengthy processes involved in locating extinct family members.  So to help you, we’ve put together a guide on how to trace your family tree. To

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Top Free or Cheap Family Activites by YOU!

In one of our recent competitions, we asked you what ideas and activities you do for free or that cost very little, that keep the kids entertained. We were overwhelmed with the amount of fantastic imaginative ideas you came up with, so here they are, all courtesy of you! Out and About ‘We go to

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