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First aid items to keep in your car for your child

May 14, 2018
First aid items to keep in your car for your child

Whether you’re rushing around to get some medical help for your son’s ball-to-eye bashing in his first soccer match or helping your daughter up after her ballet fall, having children in your life means chaos. Anything can go wrong at any time, so it’s incredibly important to keep a first aid kit in your car. There are many reasons to keep first aid and emergency kits in your car, not only for your child’s sports injury but also for unexpected…

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7 Ways to juggle work and pregnancy

April 24, 2018

Falling pregnant and juggling a career is not easy. While it might be the news you’ve been dreaming about, it could be seen as a taboo topic in many business environments. Depending on the industry you’re in, you could face a major challenge when admitting your pregnancy, both in side effects and with your boss’ reaction. And, although it’s a beautiful new chapter, it can also put a damper on your career. From morning sickness to loss of appetite and…

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Retired? How to talk to your adult children about your finances

April 18, 2018

When you reach retirement age, you will most likely have adult children who are concerned about your physical, mental and financial welfare. However, they will need you to be completely open with them if they are going to help you in any way. This can be difficult, but if you have a plan laid out to follow then the process of speaking to your adult children about your finances when you retire. Try not to avoid it For many retirees,…

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Just married: what every newlywed couple needs in their home

March 20, 2018

After the heady excitement of planning your wedding, and the romance of the big day, you are finally able to settle down and think about what you need to buy for your home together. This can be a confusing process as one of you may want to look for decorative items while the other is more practical. To save you from the hassle, the tips below outline what every newlywed couple needs in their home. Bedding sets Having at least…

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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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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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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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