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Pensioner puts boy in headlock on train

Pensioner puts boy in headlock on train The video has been widely circulated on social media The incident happened on a train to Manchester when two young boys 8 – 11 got on the train at Blackburn unaccompanied. The children were sitting with their feet on the seats and the pensioner went and asked the […]

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When will your BHS store close?

When will your BHS store close? BHS are preparing to close their doors forever. This is not good news for all 164 stores across the country and the thousands of staff who will now be made redundant. The final day of BHS trading will be 20th August 2016. However, many stores will have closed their […]

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Kids

How to ensure your children are safe on their phone or tablet

How to ensure your children are safe on their phone or tablet The age at which children have access to a smartphone or tablet is dropping fast as they become a normal part of family life. Even games consoles – devices that parents think are safe such as the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita – […]

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Kids

How to cope with fussy eaters

How to cope with fussy eaters Whether this is ongoing or they are going through a faze, this should help make it a little easier. Whether children refuse specific types of foods or certain meals, fussy eating is a common occurrence amongst youngsters. For parents, mealtimes can turn into stressful affairs, and over time they […]

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Kids

How to get your children to sleep better

How to get your children to sleep better Getting children to go to bed and sleep through the night is one of the most common issues in parenting. Yet by following a few techniques and essential all round parenting advice, a good night’s sleep for your child needn’t be difficult to achieve. Here are some […]

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Kids

How to encourage your toddler to talk

How to encourage your toddler to talk My daughter could talk for England, she even talks in her sleep! She started talking pretty fast, whereas my son took a little longer to start talking. Every child develops at a different rate, and it’s easy to worry about when your toddler should be talking. If you’re […]

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Kids

Is Harry Potter Go on the way?

Is Harry Potter Go on the way? Harry Potter fans you may be in luck! Harry Potter fans are calling for their own version of the popular Pokemon Go. Pokemon Go allows you to use the GPS on your phone or tablet and you collect Pokemon characters. While not everyone is a fan, it does […]

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Kids

How a digital shutdown can help your child concentrate at school

How a digital shutdown can help your child concentrate at school The digital takeover has well and truly arrived. Most children will possess a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer, and in many cases, they will use each of these at least once a day. Digital devices such as these can be helpful when used […]

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Live near an Aldi or Waitrose?

Live near an Aldi or Waitrose? What can this do to the price of your house? Did you know that living near a supermarket can boost the value of your house massively? I have a Lidl, Asda, Sainsburys, Iceland and Morrisons with 5 minutes drive of me so this must be working wonders for the […]

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Kids

The role of pocket money in teaching responsible money management

The role of pocket money in teaching responsible money management Debt is on the increase, and this generation of children is growing up with a different perspective on money than any preceding generation. Pay day loans, mortgage rates and credit cards are all part of daily advertising, and money is, apparently, readily available to meet […]

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Kids

How to make your kids supermarket superstars

How to make your kids supermarket superstars Very few parents relish the thought of heading out to the supermarket with young kids in tow. You can be as organised as you like, with your shopping list in your pocket, and your trolley coin ready for the ubiquitous wrestle to release the trolley, but if your […]

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Kids

Helping a child deal with bereavement

Helping a child deal with bereavement At some point in a child’s life, they’re likely to experience the death of a loved one, most usually a grandparent or a pet. Understanding death can be hard for a child, and how they react or cope often depends on their age. With all round parenting advice, support […]

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Getting the kids to read right!

Getting the kids to read right! E-reading devices have killed the book! The book is dead – long live the book! With the advent of Kindle and the e-reader – along with smartphones, iPads, Tablets and so on – the distinct pleasure of reading books looked set to join dining with dinosaurs as something kids […]

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Money Saving

You spoke, we listened…

You spoke, we listened… We did a survey and it was clear you guys would prefer less ads. We use adverts to help fund our £50 daily draw give away but we don’t want them to spoil your experience while you’re on our website so we have listened to your concerns. We will be reducing […]

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