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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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halloween safety tips

Halloween safety tips

Halloween is a time for dressing up, eating sweeties and generally enjoying plenty of spook-filled fun. To avoid this annual scare-fest turning into a real life nightmare, it’s important to keep safety in mind. Have a quick read through our essential Halloween Safety Tips before the big night, and make sure you set you and

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idea's for decorating a kid's playroom

Idea’s for decorating a kid’s playroom

If you have the space, then creating a dedicated playroom for your kids is a great way to minimise the toy explosion around the rest of the house. It’s a way to make children feel like that have their own secret haven in the home in addition to their own bedroom, and can really come

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Finding a hobby for you and your children

Finding a hobby for you and your children

Quality time with our kids is precious, and while it’s lovely to just collapse in a heap and watch movies together, there are times when a little structure can be a good thing. Finding a hobby for you and your children can provide a focus for your family time, and remove the pressure that sometimes

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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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