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Top Tips for Toddler Proofing Your Home

Jun 17 2019

It’s the second hardest age after the terrible teens but a lot sooner: here come the terrible twos. By this age your little one has found their feet and wants to make every room in your home a race track, and every available item on display a snack. But our homes aren’t as open as a race track, and ornaments certainly aren’t edible. So how can we toddler proof our homes to ensure that they’re safe to spread their wings and express themselves in the way they so desire? Here are just a few tips to help you through.

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Reverse ageing: a chat with Dr Michael Mosley, the intermittent fasting guru

Jun 14 2019
TV medic Dr Michael Mosley’s new book The Fast 800 was launched earlier this year but it has taken me some time to read it and more importantly to get my head around the concept of intermittent fasting. I have never dieted in my life and never fasted. I am Italian and I love my food. The concept of being deprived of food is alien to me. However, I am very keen on reverse ageing. I would do anything to keep myself healthy and young-looking for as long as possible. Even fasting. Full fasting is not for me but resting my stomach and body overnight is a great way to start the healing fasting process. I am pleased to confirm that after three months of regular and consistent intermittent fasting I have lost weight, toned, got a new skin glow and even improved wellbeing. 

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5 Ways To Manage Your Household Bills Effectively

Jun 14 2019

If you feel that every month the wages go in and no matter what then you seem to be back to zero at the end of the month then you’re not alone, many of us struggle with the budget. But what you really need to do to get on top of it is properly analyse where you are going wrong with your financial life.

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It’s Time To Get Ready For Those Older Milestones!

Jun 13 2019

As parents, we often build our idea of what stage of life our kids are at by the milestones that they hit. The first time they roll over, the first time they crawl, first words, first steps, all of these are signs that your child is developing and growing up and they can be some of the most exciting times of your child’s life. However, as your child gets older, it’s easy to feel like a lot of those milestones kind of start to dry up. After all, once your child is in school, they start growing at a much more even rate and don’t have the same kinds of developmental leaps that they had as a baby or toddler. However, that most certainly doesn’t mean that your child isn’t going to end up hitting some incredibly significant milestones that you have to be ready for. This is especially true when they hit their teen years and above. A lot of these milestones can be very different from the developmental ones of the past, but that doesn’t make them any less important. With that in mind, here are some ways that you can make sure to handle many of the milestones of your older child.

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Taking Kids Hiking: How To Prepare

Jun 12 2019

For seasoned hikers, taking the kids along will invite new joy and challenges into your favourite routes. For those who are new to hiking altogether, plenty of prep will be key to ensuring that you and the kids have a stress-free time and enjoy it enough that they’re asking when you’re going next. Let’s look at planning, equipment and on-the-day tips to ensure that your family day out is a success.

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