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Alternative legal options for a single parent who can’t afford a lawyer

March 15, 2018

Life as a single parent can be hard. It’s emotionally and physically draining, and when you can’t afford to seek legal advice in moments of uncertainty, it can put a strain on your finances too. There are some situations which certainly require legal help and advice, but when your budget is tight and you can’t afford it straight off the bat, there are other options to consider before you need to bite the bullet and visit a legal advisor. Just…

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Family Work

Starting a business from home for mothers

March 7, 2018

Having a child shouldn’t stop you from earning an income and being financially independent (regardless of whether your partner is capable of supporting you or not). Being a mother is great and for the first few months, all you’ll want to do is care for your child. But there will come a time when you are able to go back to work or, should you choose, start your own business from home and have the best of both worlds. Just…

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Family Life

Things to consider when travelling with your children

February 27, 2018
Things to consider when travelling with your children

No matter your personal travel checks, it’s a completely new ballgame when you’re travelling with children. There are so many health considerations to take into account, which is why it’s important that you consult with a health professional to discuss your travel plans. They will be able to give you the necessary tips for travelling with young children. Take a look at some of the important ones: Health risks for children Many diseases are more severe in children, making it…

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Family Health

A morning routine to boost your confidence

February 19, 2018

Starting the day with that “something extra” is exactly what you need to seize every opportunity that day may bring. It’s about more than just waking up on the right side of the bed. Having a morning routine to boost your confidence from the moment you open your eyes will set your confidence bar high for the rest of the day. And with all that confidence, every business meeting, job interview, client phone call and general interaction will be a…

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Family

4 money conversations you need to have with your teen

January 2, 2018

So, your child is no longer actually a child. In fact, they’ve reached their teenage years. You may think they need you less now than when they didn’t know how to read, but that’s not the case. Before, they needed you to help them stay alive and happy, now they need you to guide them into adulthood. And one of the most important aspects of adulthood is money and how to manage it. It’s a tough subject to talk about…

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Family

How to raise a well-behaved child

December 30, 2017

People always say that having a child will change your life in ways you could never imagine. And they are entirely correct. Everything you do changes from the day your child comes into your life. Your sleeping patterns change, the food you eat changes, your idea of entertainment changes. Sure, after your little one is no longer so little, you have some control over your life again. But it will never be the same as it was before you first…

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Family

Teaching your kids about finance

December 20, 2017

It’s never really too early to start teaching your kids about money and the wondrous ways of finance. Well, obviously they need to be able to understand what you say and comprehend the concepts you’re trying to teach them. If you’re still using your “baby voice” to talk to them, then yes, they’re a bit too young. Bring money back When teaching your kids about money, they’re going to want to see and hold something. Showing them numbers in your…

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Family

Growing old – the right way

December 19, 2017

Not everyone looks forward to being an old person and that transition from independent to dependant, hard-working to retired, and from good-looking to adorable. But the reality is, everyone grows old and everyone goes through it. If you’re lucky,you are given the chance to live out more years in this technologically advancing and socially active world and society. There will always be more to see, more to explore and more to learn through every year of your life. And that…

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Family

5 inexpensive ways to keep your children entertained

July 31, 2017
How your relationship changes after you have children

Most parents have hectic schedules They have to figure out ways to get a lot of tasks done in a short amount of time and keep their children entertained at the same time. So, it becomes hard for them to spend as much time as they should with their children. However, parenting is all about balance and spending quality time with your children is important. Spending quality time with your little ones does not mean you have to break the…

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Family

How to host the perfect birthday party

May 31, 2017

Celebrating a birthday is a special time that’s meant to be shared with family and friends. Hosting a birthday party, whether it’s for a child, teen or adult, requires more than just showing up and smiling. It involves laying the foundation and playing for a successful and fun celebration by determining the type of party you’ll throw. This plan should also include details such as the food, drinks, entertainment and decorations. You should know the proper party-hosting etiquette, which starts…

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