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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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Tips for making sure your kids get a good night’s sleep

Good sleep is essential to your child’s development and wellbeing. When a child does not get the rest they need, it can result in a variety of behavioural and academic problems. Lack of sleep can mean lower test scores and increased irritability toward family and peers. Here are some tips for making sure your child gets the best night of sleep possible. Avoid foods
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Three Easy Ways to Save Money Around the House

Saving money is one of the most challenging aspects of budgeting. From the daily expenses like groceries and bills to any unexpected expenses like hospital bills or home repairs, it often feels like more money is being spent rather than saved. Even though it feels as if you have cut back everywhere you possibly can, there might be some easy ways to save you
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Planning A Child’s Birthday Party On A Budget

Children get very giddy around their birthdays. Many of them have a number of extravagant ideas of how they want to celebrate. As their parent, you want to make their birthday as special and memorable as you possibly can. But when you are working on a tight budget this can make this very difficult to achieve. As well as this, there is a tremendous
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The Parents Guide To Starting A Work From Home Business

As busy parents, holding down a full-time career and working for a company or in an office can be hard. It is often difficult to find daycare for the kids whilst they aren’t at school starting age and summer holidays can be a real pain to arrange time off. We all want to spend time with our families, but bringing in a regular and
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Awesome Ways For Kids To Play And Learn

When we have children, we want to give them the best of everything. The best home life, the best career and the best education. There are many different ways to ensure that our kids are raised happily and healthily, and a lot of them involve using fun and play as learning techniques and life lessons. Food play and learning Food is an important aspect
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