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    How to Care for Your Aging Parents

    The older generation has taught us so much, so it’s important to treat them with the care and the respect that they deserve. Seeing your parents get older is unsettling as the appear more vulnerable, and you realize it’s your turn to look after them now. This doesn’t have to be a sad thing though, they are still amazing people and you can have fun together. With a little bit of advice on how to work through loneliness, health problems, and mobility issues, you can help to give them the support they need to get the spring back in their step.  Loneliness This is an upsetting reality for many elderly…

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    Sick Of Mess? How To Create A Manageable Home When You Have Kids

    For many mums, things like interior design go out of the window when they have kids. The priority is looking after the children. The house comes second.  The good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way – if you don’t want it to be. You can have a fabulous house AND one that is easy to manage. Keeping the house under control and looking good is possible, even if you have little scamps running around all over the place. It’s just a matter of making the right decor and organisational decisions in advance, prepping you for the onslaught.  Cut Down On “Stuff” The best way to keep…

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    Making Your House Child Proof (Yet Stylish)

    Maintaining the safety of your family is paramount in the home. But while you are doing your best to keep them safe, this can be to the detriment of style. When it comes to something like babyproofing your home or making sure that toddlers aren’t wandering with their fingers, what can you do to make sure that your style shines while making your home safe? Invest In Fakery We’re not saying that you need to completely invest in foam materials or swap every single item for an ottoman because this can make a home look quite fake. But what you can do is find little implements to dot around the…

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    Taking The Next Big Step As A Family

    When it comes to family life, there are certain things that you are going to need to do in order to progress. Some of these things are going to be hard, some are going to be exciting, and in this article, we are going to be talking about a few of them. Obviously, this list is not going to be an extensive account of big steps that families take, but these are just a few of the ones we can think of off the tops of our heads. Keep reading if you want to find out more. A New Home One of the biggest steps that you are going to…

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    Reducing Chaos In Your Family Kitchen Is Easy: Here’s How

    For most families, the kitchen is right at the epicentre of the home – a place where everyone congregates several times per day, if only for a few minutes. For this reason, it can become quite hectic, with children and parents dashing in all directions, trying to get things done. Most kitchens, unfortunately, are poorly equipped to deal with the chaos. Soon they become overwhelmed, and parents wind up spending hours tidying up and trying to organise them. It can be a massive time drain.  The good news, though, is that there are a lot of things that you can do to make your kitchen more family-friendly. Here are some…

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    Activities That Stop Kids Backsliding Over The Christmas Break

    With the holidays approaching, many parents are making plans for how to entertain the kids. While there will be time for merriment and traditional activities, the break from school is also an excellent time to explore new ideas and learn new things.  As parents know, children are at risk of backsliding over the holidays. Kids can forget what they’ve learned at school during term time and take a couple of weeks to get back up to speed when they go back to school.  The good news, though, is that there’s plenty that you can do to arrest this process and keep their minds active over the winter break. Here are…

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    Preparing For Your First Outing With A Baby

    That first outing with your newborn baby is always a special one, whether it is your first baby or you have a whole brood of them. It is the first time your baby experiences the world outside, and for both of you, it can be quite daunting if you don’t go well prepared. Here, we have put together some tips to help your first outing with your baby a smooth and happy one for both of you. To begin with, we assume you have the perfect pram for your lifestyle. You probably spent a large chunk of your pregnancy asking yourself which egg pram travel system to choose? Now you…