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How to be a more active family

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We all know the importance of physical activity, so if you feel your family isn’t currently getting enough of it, it’s up to you to change that. Becoming a more physically active family can only be a good thing for you, but most importantly for your kids who are growing and developing. Setting healthy habits […]

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Raising a family on your own: 5 US charities that support single parents

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Parenting is rewarding. However, it can be more challenging than rewarding when you have to raise a family single-handedly. Single parents might struggle financially due to a drop in household income. They might also be emotionally drained and overwhelmed by parenting duties. Non-profit organisations offer support in many aspects, including donating food, providing financial assistance, […]

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Heated debates: Staycation parents ready to fight over the car temperature

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British ‘staycation’ parents are preparing for some heated arguments with their partner and kids over getting the temperature right – in the car. Families are busy planning how they are going to spend their leisure time with foreign holidays a no-no for most this summer. And a survey of 2,000 parents by car firm SEAT […]

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The hardest things to teach kids

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Tying shoelaces, whistling and using cutlery are the hardest things to teach young children, according to today’s parents. Faced with tantrums, short attention spans and spending so much time indoors, a study of 2,000 mums and dads has revealed the skills they’ve found trickiest to pass on. Learning to ride a bike is the fourth […]

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