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    Helping your child prepare for exams

    Exam season can be a stressful time for both parents and children. However, with the right guidance and support, you can help your child navigate through this period with confidence and success. In this blog, we’ll explore some valuable strategies to assist your child in preparing for exams effectively. Establish a Structured Study Routine A well-defined study routine provides a sense of stability and helps your child manage their time efficiently. Encourage them to allocate specific time slots for each subject, ensuring they cover all necessary topics. Additionally, include short breaks to maintain focus and prevent burnout. Encourage Active Learning Active learning methods, such as summarising, questioning, and teaching others,…

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    My Favourite Ways to Create Indoor Spaces Outdoors With My Family

    I recently came across the Nationwide Supplies campaign to create indoor spaces outdoors and I instantly got very excited. I am always looking for ways to maximize our space so that the whole family can get the most out of it, and I also love a DIY challenge, so this was the perfect campaign for me. Here are some of my favourite ideas for creating indoor spaces outdoors with my family. One of the first things I consider is paving the entire garden to make it more accessible and easier to clean and maintain. Yorkshire paving is an amazing option to ensure that even your floors become a wow factor…

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    Tips for a Tidy Home, Even with Kids

    Kids seem to have a built-in talent for turning a home upside down. It can make keeping the place tidy feel impossible. You need some practical strategies and tactics to stay on top of things, so we’ve rounded up some good tips to help you get super-organised. Have Daily Routines Sticking to a routine gets easier with practice. Even those of us who like to think we’re not routine-bound have things we do at particular times every day. Teeth cleaning, showering, bed making, dinner or lunch times… they get fixed as routines without us even trying. New routines and habits take time to establish but it’s worth persevering. Examples could…

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    Fun Facts About The Wimbledon Tennis

    Summer is well and truly underway and supermarkets will be stocking up on strawberries and cream, which can only mean one thing – the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament is back! The Wimbledon Championships is the longest-running tennis tournament in the world, and this year will mark the 136th competition.  To mark the occasion, we have compiled a list of interesting facts about the iconic tennis tournament, that might amaze even the most dedicated of fans: The longest Wimbledon match lasted over 11 hours The longest-ever Wimbledon tennis match famously happened back in 2010 and was contested over three days between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut, lasting 11 hours and 5 minutes. Play was halted numerous…

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    Love2Laundry: The Dry Cleaning Service For Working Professionals

    Love2Laundry is an on-demand laundry and dry cleaning service that aims to help busy working professionals tackle the cost of living crisis engulfing the UK.  Founded in 2014, the company was designed to tackle the laundry needs of busy households up and down the country, and has fast grown to become one of the UK’s go-to options for outsourcing laundry and dry cleaning needs.  Differing from its rivals by offering round the clock service, in-house collection, and a no-strings attached membership service that provides a discount, Love2Laundry is increasing its focus on working professionals who might be too busy or stressed to focus on important practicalities like laundry.  Founder and…

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    How To Keep Your Loft Conversion Cool This Summer

    I have dreamed of a loft conversion for a long time, so now that I get to experience one, I am more than excited – except that I am worried about how the space will heat up in the Summer. I’ve spent time looking into ways to keep my loft conversion cool so that I can enjoy the space to the fullest all year round and thought I would share that advice with anybody else who is worried. Here’s how to keep your loft conversion cool this Summer. Decorate with light furnishings Dark furnishings might look classy and sleek, but when it comes to the Summer, they are a nightmare…

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    5 Challenges That Self Employed Mums Face #SmallBizSupport

    Working for yourself has its challenges for everybody, but when you are also a parent there are some unique issues that you need to be able to navigate. As part of #SmallBizSupport we looked at what kinds of things self-employed people may find difficult, to learn about how small businesses are able to overcome their issues. Here are five challenges that self employed Mums face. Childcare guilt  It’s a tale as old as time; Mums who work from home feeling guilty being in the house while their child is being looked after by somebody else (all at an additional expense, of course), but having the child at home makes it…

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    Achieve Your Goals This New Year With A Vision Board

    Are you looking to achieve your goals in the new year? If so, it’s important to have a plan in place! One great way to achieve your goals is by using a vision board. Continue reading for tips on how to create a successful vision board. So, if you’re ready to start the new year off on the right foot, keep reading! What are vision boards and what do they do? A vision board is a collage of images, words, and phrases that represent your goals and dreams. The idea is that by looking at your vision board regularly, you will be reminded of what you want to achieve and…

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    10 Simple Self Care Activities

    Many people want to take better care of themselves. They want to find a better balance between their work and life and taking some time out to refocus on things is a great way to do that. Our mental and physical wellbeing is so important and we need to devote time to it. Let’s look at some simple self care activities you can enjoy this weekend. 1. Put Your Phone In A Drawer Firstly, one of the best and most effective self care activities is to simply switch your phone off and put it in a drawer. Leave it there. Forget about it. Disconnect from being a slave to your…

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    10 Of The Most Popular Types of Red Wine: What Makes Them Unique?

    There are many different types of red wine, each with their own unique flavor profile and set of characteristics. In this blog post, we will take a look at 10 of the most popular types of red wine and explore what makes them so special. From Cabernet Sauvignon to Merlot, there is a red wine for everyone! So, without further ado, let’s get started. Different Types of Red Wine Red wines are classified according to the varietals used to make them. To produce various tastes or tasting qualities, some red wines combine several varietals. In addition, these crimson blends are frequently less expensive than Bordeaux, Napa Valley, or Australian single…