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Men, relationships and other children after the loss of a baby

This feature from www.midwivesonline.com really struck a chord with me as I remember very vividly the loss of my sister from cot death when she was 3 months old. I was only 5 years old at the time and my parents themselves were so very young. The hardest part being the surviving child is that you can’t fully comprehend why your parents are so distraught and emotionally unavailable. Reading this ar...

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I survived a 9-day body overhaul with Forever Living – Days 1-5

It was tough, I am not going to lie. However, the thought of staying stuck in a rut with the full knowledge that my eating habits were far from healthy, was far more painful. In fact, ever since I had my first child almost eight years ago (I now have three children), I have been unhappy with my out-of-shape body. I wasn’t finding the time to exercise, and I lacked the willpower to choose the righ...

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I survived a 9 day body overhaul with Forever Living – Day 6-9

>> Continued from Day 1 -5 Day 6 Whatever caught me off guard yesterday had vanished. I spent the day bouncing around and getting back into the groove of things. The Aloe Vera Gel still tastes a bit bitter and harsh, but it has become part of the daily routine and feeling the benefits makes it easier to handle. Sundays’ are usually really busy with the kids, so I kind of expected to feel qui...

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Worried about digital burnout in your children? OnTheMovies has it in hand…

Worried about digital burnout in your children? OnTheMovies has it in hand…

At some point in time, your child if they haven’t already got one will be pestering you for their own tablet or worse, snatching away and throwing tantrums at every opportunity to get yours out of your hands. Unfortunately, playing outdoors and living in a tech-free environment is a thing of the past and as I have found, tech has become integrated into my children’t lives whether I lik...

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Cat in a shark costume proves that the EU Ban on high powered vacuum cleaners doesn’t have to suck!

Cat in a shark costume proves that the EU Ban on high powered vacuum cleaners doesn’t have to suck!

First things first, here’s a picture of ‘Shark Cat meeting Shark Baby’ Image source: Huffington Post The panic buying of high-powered vacuum cleaners has now slowed but boosted sales volumes for these products with a massive 10.3% increase on last year, according to the ONS. A massive rush on the most powerful models. Hoover Hurricane, Samsung CycloneForce Sensor, Cylinder bagless Vax ...

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21 ‘Easy Ways’ To Make Extra Christmas Cash You May Not Have Thought Of

  According to recent research, each adult in the UK spends an average of £445 on Christmas gifts, and that money has to come from somewhere. However, if you don’t have much spare cash to set aside why not earn your Christmas budget instead? Here are 21 clever- and easy- ways to make extra cash that you might not have thought of. 1. Become a ‘Task Rabbit TaskRabbit is a site where people pos...

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11 Money Saving ‘Life Hacks’ That Could Save You A Fortune

11 Money Saving ‘Life Hacks’ That Could Save You A Fortune

If you thought saving money involved hard work and sacrifice, think again. These amazingly clever life hacks could save you hundreds of pounds at the click of a button. Others are actually much easier than the more expensive alternative, saving you both time and a lot of money. One thing’s for sure: you really can’t afford to skip this article.   1. Buy gift cards at a discount and then use them y...

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How to make quick cash from the comfort of your home

How to make quick cash from the comfort of your home

With the kids back to school and the cost still burning a hole in many pockets, us parents have a short reprieve until the next onslaught of spend descends upon us. Christmas! MyFamilyClub team of writers have put together a brilliant eBook called “25 quick ways to make money from home“ – all of which can fit around your (already hectic!) lifestyle. Who doesn’t want to make a bit...

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Product Review: Earth Friendly Kids Bubble Bath

Who doesn’t like bubbles, gosh, even as an adult I like nothing more than a bubbly, fragrant hot bath to transport me into ‘relaxation’ mode. My kids were in ‘bubble-beard’ heaven on holiday as we made sure we packed our Earth Friendly Kids Bubble Bath as we knew the kids would be dunked in the bath like sheep being dipped after spending their Summer days on a beach in Cornwall. I don’t usually le...

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Product Review: Jason Kids Only Shampoo & Conditioner

Blessed with 2 boys with wavy hair and a daughter with a big, beautiful afro, I was raring to try this shampoo and conditioner set. Usually, trying to wash my daughters hair results in the most unbelievable comedy sketch, with me chasing her around the house, trying to coax her into the bath with smarties. She gets so upset as she absolutely hates getting shampoo water in her eyes and detests her ...

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