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Busy Mums: Do You Take Enough Time For Yourself?

Being a mum, a wife, a hard-worker: how is it possible to find a balance between ‘family-time’, ‘work-time’ and ‘me-time’?   Taking care of the family and the house is not simple, being a busy family lady comes with its own set of stressors which is why is important to take some ‘me time’ in […]

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Visiting London With Kids

Last weekend I was waxing lyrical to a friend about how London is great for entertaining the kids whilst not sending the adults round the bend at the same time. It is true that many attractions are aimed at the little darlings and conveniently forget the poor adults trudging along in their wake, carrying all […]

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Geocaching: A Fun Alternative to Dogging

You know you may be associating with the wrong people when you ask your best friend for an idea for something cheap and fun to do with your husband that will help end the days of bickering and bad moods and she answers “dogging”. Thanks for your help, Mel! Although, to be fair, she did […]

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Protecting Your Children on Facebook

My boys, at 3 and 6, are a little young for Facebook yet, but, as long as its reign as the most popular social networking site continues, it’ll only be a mere few years before Christopher starts to nag me for it. And that’s if he even bothers to ask me, and doesn’t just set […]

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A guide to garden dining

There’s something about dining outside in the fresh air that makes food taste so much better. Those who are lucky enough to have space for an entertaining area in the garden should read on for tips on optimizing this valuable asset.

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