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The frantic juggle of homeschooling and homeworking

The frantic juggle of homeschooling and homeworking

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How we are coping with lockdown 3 and helpful tips

How we are coping with lockdown 3 and helpful tips

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Things I need for lockdown with school children

Things I need for lockdown with school children

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A few little things I enjoyed about our quiet Christmas

A few little things I enjoyed about our quiet Christmas

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Making breaks exciting whilst working from home with SMASH BLUE

Since last March, I have been working from home and this comes with a lot of discipline and routine. For example, I am as bad as the kids for grabbing snacks from the cupboard. When SMASH BLUE released their new products I thought they are perfect for us grown ups working from home, or out on a day trip with the family. They are great, innovative, products and I can’t wait to show them and how they can transform your working day.

A guide on how to clean a toilet

A guide on how to clean a toilet

Did you know that our typical toilets can be among the cleaner items in our bathroom? As surprising as it sounds, a 2011 NSF International study outlined you’re your toothbrush holder contains an alarmingly higher amount of germs, mould, and bacteria compared to your toilet seat or even toilet handle. It is therefore essential to ensure you know how to clean a toilet properly. VIEW the POST

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Living a carbon neutral life

Living a carbon neutral life

If you care about the planet and you want to make sure that you are doing your part, there are a lot of areas of living that you might want to focus on. One thing that is going to form a central aspect to all of that is trying to ensure that you are living a carbon neutral life. That simply means that you are offsetting whatever carbon you might use, and as such you can be sure that you are minimising the harm you do to the planet. Let’s take a look at how you can do this right now in some more detail. VIEW the POST

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What not to do when adapting to life in a new culture

If you’ve moved to a new country, one of the biggest challenges you’re no doubt facing is adapting to the new culture and your place within it. We all come from particular cultural backgrounds, and adjusting to completely new and unfamiliar ones can, therefore, be pretty tough. We’re going to talk today about some of the things you should not do if you’re looking to adapt to a new life in a new culture.

Say ‘I Do’ to getting your kids involved in your Wedding Day

Say ‘I Do’ to getting your kids involved in your Wedding Day

It was once tradition for couples to tie the knot before they even thought about having kids. Back then, marriage happened before couples even lived together, and those first post-marriage years were spent in the honeymoon period of new love. Now, with an average 66% of married couples living together before they say ‘I do,’ and with around 40% of children born outside of wedlock, it’s fair to say that things are changing to make weddings a more family-oriented affair. I would love to do my Wedding Day again and involved the children. VIEW the POST

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4 Essential questions you must ask if you want to live in another country

4 Essential questions you must ask if you want to live in another country

The idea of living in a different country sounds great on the face of it. You have an opportunity to explore a new place, get your bearings and experience a totally new type of culture. But as you might expect, it’s not something that you should rush into doing. It’s critical that you ask yourself the right questions before you make the move. This post is intended as an aid to anyone looking to relocate overseas. Here are some of the questions that you should be asking yourself. I love the idea of going to live in another country, but these tips help to stop you from making a rash decision. VIEW the POST

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