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26 September, 2019

How to Save Money for Your Next Family Holiday

When money is tight saving up for things like holidays can be incredibly difficult. However, you and your family deserve the chance to get away for a bit and explore new places and experiences together – and with these tips, you’ll be able to put aside enough money to give your family the holiday they deserve. Cut Out Any Unnecessary Expenses Whether you’re overpaying for…

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25 September, 2019

Is Your Home Security Up To Scratch Now Winter’s Here?

I recently wrote about the necessity to secure your garden valuables now that nights are getting darker but, of course, even more important is checking your home security and your home alarm systems. Not just because you’ll get a better home insurance premium if you have a decent home alarm and the correct locks on doors and windows, but for the security of your valuables…

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24 September, 2019

How to Inspire an Attitude of Gratitude in Children

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by PSECU, a Pennsylvania-based credit union. As an adult, you may know how lucky you are for what you have. You have worked hard for your career and perhaps put your heart on the line for someone you loved. And you’ve given life to your children — a gift that’s perhaps the best life has to offer. So, it’s understandably…

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22 September, 2019

Quick Ideas For Decorating the Outside of Your Home For Halloween

Halloween often marks the beginning of the autumn season, and many people use this as an opportunity to begin decorating their home to hunker down in maximum cosiness! But it is only too easy to spend a fortune on Halloween bits and pieces which aren’t particularly inspired or unique. And, frankly, who wants to invest in expensive Halloween decorations for the outside of the home…

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20 September, 2019

5 Great Ways to Give Back to Others

Giving back to others benefits people, local communities and the whole world. Doing selfless acts also helps you. Being generous and having concern for others allows you to feel good about yourself and achieve a sense of personal satisfaction. There are several great ways you can give back to others. Here are five of the best ways you can have a positive impact on other…

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18 September, 2019

How to Improve Your Chances of Conceiving a Girl Naturally

Do you already have one boy (or several), and now you want to have a girl? Or perhaps you grew up with only brothers, and always wondered what it would be like to have a girl? Are you asking how to conceive a girl when there are only boys in the family? Some people choose to leave gender selection to chance, which can be great…

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17 September, 2019

Choose These Super Foods To Give Your Health A Boost

We all know the benefits of eating the right foods. They help you to maintain a healthy weight, protect you from diseases and improve your appearance by giving you healthy hair, skin and nails. They generally keep our bodies running at their best and provide us with everything we need to grow, repair and thrive. Eating a rainbow of healthy fruit and veg, whole grains…

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16 September, 2019

A Car Maintenance Checklist To Keep Your Car On The Road

In these uncertain times, many of us are looking carefully at our household expenses to see where we can cut back. Car owners like us are certainly feeling the pinch, not only with increasing car insurance premiums and fuel costs but the price of car servicing and maintenance too. We have a Skoda Roomster as our family runaround but recently bought a secondhand Nissan Elgrand…

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15 September, 2019

How To Stay Healthy As A Parent

It’s really important to stay healthy as a parent.  After all, if you aren’t in the best of health, it’s going to be a struggle looking after anyone else. It’s easy to get so caught up with taking care of our kids that we forget about ourselves in the process. A healthy you means having a healthy mind and body.  Are you really looking after yourself…

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Linda Hobbis, midlife mum from Cardiff. Wine imbiber. Likes glitter, fluff and olives. Wrestling tweendom, eye-rolling and door-slamming with Caitlin (12) and Ieuan (10). The husband is hiding in the loft.

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