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Sending kids to school gets pricey

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New figures have revealed that sending your child to school costs an average of £574 per year. This figure includes school uniform, travel and lunch costs. It is now more expensive than ever to send your child to school, placing financial strain on parents who already struggle to keep on top of their day to

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Baby Food Lacks Vital Nutrients

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Research published in Archives of Disease in Childhood reveals that commercially available baby food designed for weaning offer no more nutrients than breast milk. It is commonly advised to begin the weaning process when you baby reaches six months, yet many of these products designed to assist with the transition from milk to solids are

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Look after your brain by getting a good night’s sleep

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Forget beauty sleep, scientists have discovered yet another reason why we should all get a good night’s sleep – because it restores a type of brain cell. Sleep aids the production of cells that make myelin, the insulating material that protects the brain’s circuitry. If you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re brain isn’t functioning as

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Are Children Taking Longer to Fly the Coop?

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Empty nest syndrome is set to become a fabled condition as more and more adults choose to remain living with their parents rather than face the exorbitant costs of rent and mortgages. According to the Office of National Statistics, approximately 3 million adults between the ages of 20 and 34 are currently living with their

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Are benefits really to blame for poor grades?

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For many years, the link between poverty and poor grades has been recognised, often with schools in the most deprived areas of the UK struggling to attain the grades required to meet standards. However, more recently, this link has specifically focused in on race and culture with a think tank recently claiming that it is

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