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Everything You Need to Know to Teach Your Kids About Wills

Wondering how to teach your kids about Wills so they understand what happens when someone dies? We explore some tips for this, here… Talking about death with your kids is never going to be much fun. Regardless, difficult conversations are all part of preparing your children for the future. It doesn’t matter if your children are still in primary school, or headed to university. It’s important to start open conversations about death, at various stages of their lives. Younger children might feel afraid of such topics but, unless you address them, these fears will only escalate. If you do not…

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Smoby AquaPlay LockBox REVIEW

Elsie has been a water baby from day one. We knew it the moment we gave her her first bath. She was just a few days old squealing her little head off as we’d just woken her up and taken her out of her nice warm clothes. We lowered her gently into the water and she instantly stopped crying. She was so calm and content – until we lifted her back out again she then resumed screaming the house down again. Elsie wasn’t the easiest of babies but I always knew one sure fire way to calm her down was…

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Peter Rabbit Crystal Art Kit REVIEW

Occasionally in our usually ram packed schedule we find ourselves with a quiet day. No plans, no rushing just peace… Well peace until around mid-morning when the ‘I’m bored’ starts. What do we do when the chorus begins? We dig out some arts and crafts! I must admit arts and crafts don’t exactly come naturally to me, I would describe myself as a more abstract artist! I do miss the days of messy play and sensory activates with my big girls when nothing needed to look like anything it was all about making mess and having fun. However now when…

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Exploring African Cuisine At Zim Braai

I am always so excited to visit a new restaurant, but our recent visit to Zim Braai took that to a new level. Not only was it a restaurant I hadn’t visited before, it was also a cuisine I had never really experienced. Zim Braai is a multi award-winning boutique restaurant group based in Dorset with restaurants in Bournemouth and Poole. We visited their Ashley Cross restaurant and I was absolutely blown away, not only by the food but the lovely atmosphere and brilliant service we received. Zim have created a truly authentic African menu using traditional flame cooking methods…

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Getting To Grips With Coding With Cypher | AD

One of the main roles as a parent is to ensure your children are ready for the big wide world once they decide to fly the nest. We do this in many ways, keeping them safe, teaching them general life skills and ensuring they get a good education. However as someone who’s job didn’t even exist when I was at school I do think the standard school curriculum could do with a little bit of an update. Almost every field you go into now has an element of technology to it and the future is just getting more and more…

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