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A nationwide search to discover the next big story idea for children closes in just two weeks! Read more →
Many of us simply want our house to look clean and tidy, so we use products like bleach to help us achieve this aim.
The problem with cleaning products that are made from chemicals is that they can be harmful to the environment and potentially harmful to you or your family in certain circumstances. Read more →
Of all the subjects that children learn throughout their school lives, the two most important are English and maths. Forget about the classical studies, philosophy and the like – if you can’t read and write, or do basic sums, life can be a little more difficult in the real world. Read more →
If I had a pound for every time a working mum bemoaned how they wished there were more hours in the day, I’d be writing this from a palatial villa somewhere far away with iced cool drink in a tumbler.
Not that it’s always an invalid comment, sometimes, we could all genuinely do with more time to work through all the projects we need to complete. Read more →
These days, it seems that everyone is trying to fit a week’s worth of work into a day. While it may look like the epitome of efficiency efficiency, are you really making progress of just deceiving yourself?
Here are five time wasting activities you probably don’t even realise that you’re doing and how to avoid them. Read more →
Are you preparing to go back to work when your little one starts school or nursery in September? Are you looking for work so you can get the social off your back? Do you hate your current job and want to find something else to do?
Whatever the case may be, deciding that you want to look for work is half the battle, so well done on taking that first step! To get the ball rolling, here are some steps to finding your next dream job: Read more →
There’s a lot of motivation to be gained when you’re up against the clock. It creates a buzz, a surge of adrenaline to do anything but fail.
That’s why we love the trusty old kitchen timer. Use it for maximum success in getting things done and staying on top of work and home chores. Read more →
According to the Office of National Statistics, UK families spend between £43.10 and £56.80 on the food shop every week.
That’s quite a big part of the monthly outgoings, but that cost soon multiplies when the kids are home for the school holidays – especially the summer holidays.
So just how can we budget during the school holidays? Here are some tips to help you save: Read more →
The holidays can be stressful – especially the summer holidays. The longest on the school calendar, there’s a lot of pressure to keep boredom at bay, and to stay on top of your finances, too.
After the first few weeks, you and your children may well wish school was open, but you still have t battle it out until the first week of September. Going away somewhere can lessen the stress (a bit), but you still have – here are a few ideas to help you keep your sanity this holiday season:
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In every organisation, there is usually one or more people who either do not want to be there, hate their job or career, or just can’t stop gossiping (and sh*t stirring) about other people…no, that is not a typo).
One way to avoid it is to leave, the department or organisation altogether, but like I said, in every organisation, there will be one or more of these…so you’ll soon find yourself around such a person again. Read more →
If you’re anything like me, you swore after your first degree and the years of study that preceded it that you would not study again! If you’re still anything like me, you’ve been to more courses than you could shake a stick at, and have realised that studying never actually stops.
But roll forward a few years (or decades) and you soon realise that sometimes in life if you want to change something, you have to face your fears. If you need that final push to help you really go back to studying then keep reading… Read more →
Let’s face it – there are some people who love to have a good old moan. And the last thing they need – or want – is someone trying to stop them raining on their own parade.
Say you have a colleague who is really upset about an argument with another colleague, their spouse, or their mortgage falling through. Read more →
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