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A charming hotel in Paris or the Cote d’Azur for the whole family

A trip to Paris or the Cote d’Azur is something everyone should experience. There are many activities for the whole family to enjoy in these unique destinations. Here are some reasons why you should consider staying in Paris or the Cote d’Azur for your next holiday: The art and architecture of Paris Paris is home to the Louvre and has countless examples of old
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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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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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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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Tips for encouraging your kids’ interest in sports

Sport is good for kids, and not only from a health and fitness point of view. As well as the health benefits of exercise, sport is excellent in teaching life skills such as communication, planning, and organization. Sport teaches children about relationships, teamwork, how to conduct themselves in victory, and how to handle disappointment when they lose. Plus, there is an educational perspective as
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Fluoride Treatments and Kids

In recent years, the use of fluoride treatments in children’s dental hygiene has been met with some concern. How much is enough; and can it become a potential health issue for a child if too much is ingested?  However, a fundamental understanding of what fluoride is, how much is needed and what it does, should help dispel any misunderstandings that may be prevalent regarding
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Family Road Trip Ideas

There’s nothing quite like the experience of throwing some bags into the car and heading out for that long-dreamed about road trip. Leaving for any type of vacation with kids in tow, let alone a road trip, can be quite the hassle. However, the family road trip can be an excellent bonding experience and offers vacationers the freedom of moving at their own pace
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Reclaim More You Time: Finding the Time to Relax When You Have Kids

Did you know that the average mum has just 17 minutes to herself per day? No wonder we feel tired, frazzled and exhausted. When it comes to raising kids, they are a blessing. But, any mother will agree that they wish they had a little more ‘me’ time. There are some great ways that you can relax. You don’t have to ship the kids
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