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Why Cats Are the Purr-fect Pets

Image: Kevin Dooley Image: Kevin DooleyThe world is generally split into two camps: Cat people and dog people. If you are reading this article, then it can be assumed that you are on ‘team cat.’ Cat’s make great companions, even more so than dogs. Don’t believe me? Then I urge you to read on. You […]

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Staying active throughout your later years

Retirement is most certainly the time to enjoy the good life. Instead of having to rise at some ungodly hour to make the commute to and from work, retirees are able to enjoy a more relaxed pace of life.   Use it or lose it   Fitness is extremely important to both the younger and […]

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5 Reasons Why A Single Mum Would Benefit From Owning A Horse

image courtesy of flickr Being a single parent is hard work. There is no-one to share the day to day responsibility for looking after the children and no-one to reassure you when you are making important decisions. There are many mums who have the support of large families, but there are also people who feel […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Not Teaching Your Kids How To Drive

Image Source It is likely that every parent will eventually have to face the prospect of their teenage children wanting to learn how to drive. There will be many reasons why they want to do this, from the obvious “I want to be able to drive to places by myself whenever I want” to “it […]

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How Mums Can Get Fit With The Help of The Family Dog

Image taken from flickr Exercising with your beloved dog is a great way to bond with one another, and get a great cardio workout in at the same time. However, while this is a lot of fun, it can also be dangerous if you don’t take the right precautions. Use the following safety tips to […]

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