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After School Child Care

After school programs can be a great way for kids to explore their interests. It provides them with a sense of independence while still maintaining a safe, nurturing atmosphere. Often, when parents have to work longer than their child is in school, the child ends up sitting around at home with little guided activity. Left to their own devices, many children end up spending
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Ideas for a Great Girls’ Weekend Away

A weekend away with the girls can be just what the doctor ordered after a stressful or busy period. Keeping it simple is usually best to allow for extreme amounts of relaxation and quality girl-talk. Whether your preference is a good book or a busy planned schedule, here are a few ideas to get the most out of your downtime away with the girls.
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Are You Ready to Adopt a Cat?

Are you thinking of introducing a kitten or cat to your life? It’s so important that you make sure this is the right decision for you. A cat must suit your lifestyle, otherwise it isn’t fair on the animal. You don’t want to end up having to rehome them or put them in a shelter, as this can be bad for their health. Avoid
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3 Activities For Quality Family Time

You spend a lot of time with your partner and children, but how much of this can you really call quality time? Unfortunately, while juggling the many and competing pressures of everyday life, quality family time is not that easy to come by. Additionally, if you have teenagers, you might feel quite distant from them as they go through this often challenging time of
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Why Your Kids Will Change And What You Can Do About It

Kids are wonderful to have around. They seem so naturally cheerful and playful, and exhibit the very best of human nature. They love a cuddle and find everything so fascinating and fun. It’s great to get down on the floor and join in with their games, and examine up close every little nook and cranny in your home. To be a child again would
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How to Spend Less Time Cleaning and More Time with Your Family

Housework is a massive time drain. Nobody likes scrubbing the bathroom or vacuuming the carpets. It’s boring and can often feel like a pointless exercise if the room looks like a disaster zone within ten minutes of you packing your cleaning equipment away. Unfortunately cleaning is not something we should avoid doing. People who never clean their house end up living in squalor surrounded
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The Wish List: Everything You Need For Your Children’s Bedroom

I am no interior designer, but I do know a thing or two about decorating kids’ bedrooms. Making a bedroom that your children will love is harder than it first sounds. If you don’t plan what you need in the room, you could find that the project becomes expensive fast. Whenever I am about to start a new project like this one, I like
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Easy Ways to Make Your Backyard More Liveable

It’s easy for people to go on and on about their outdoor rooms and backyard kitchens when they have yards that are the right size and were properly designed for such modern conveniences. Yours, unfortunately, is far from your favourite thing about the house, but here’s the good news: it doesn’t take a lot of work to turn your yard into a place you
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Looking for free mobile apps to use for sat nav?

The average smartphone today takes on a lot of responsibilities, ranging from calculations, to acting as the daily alarm clock. In recent years, they have gradually started taking the place of traditional car sat navs as more people use free apps downloadable on smartphones to find their way to their destinations.  We take a look at some of the best free apps; ones that
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Expecting A New Arrival? Crucial Advice You Need

If you are about to become parents for the first time, you will be feeling a whole range of emotions. Some days, you will wake up feeling excitement at the prospect of being a parent. Other days, you will wake drenched in the fear that you don’t have what it takes. People don’t have an innate knack for looking after children. Over time, you
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