Pets Corner – April/May 19

Buying a Hamster

Although a relatively ‘low-profile’ pet compared with cats and dogs, hamsters need lots of loving care and attention. They typically live for two or three years so are a long-term responsibility, but they bring lots of fun into your home and can make great first pets. […]

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Parenting Article – April/May 19

Treating Head Lice by Kate Duggan

There are few parents of school age children who haven’t received the dreaded head lice letter. For many of us, it’s a pretty regular occurrence. […]

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Pets Corner – February/March 19

Why It’s Important to Groom Your Pet This Spring

Grooming is an important part of your pet care regime throughout the year, but when spring arrives you can be sure your furry friend will want to shed their coat in the warmer weather as much as we do. […]

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Parenting Article – February/March 19

Taking Back Control – Going Freelance by Kate Duggan

While more employers are offering flexible working, few jobs give you the freedom of running your own business. Self-employment doesn’t suit everyone. For a start, there’s no sick pay, no holiday pay and no regular salary. However, if you’re fed up of juggling childcare and missing out on time with your kids, it’s well worth considering. […]

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Technology Review December 18/January 19

The Christmas Technology Survival Guide

How to have ho ho ho, not oh no no!

It used to be so simple. The only technology you needed to think about at Christmas was a bunch of AA batteries, and setting the video for Die Hard. Now, though, things are a bit more complicated. Even the humblest toys are packing processors, using obscure batteries or demanding an overnight charge before you can use them. […]

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Pets Corner December 18/January 19

Christmas Foods Your Dog Should Avoid Eating

As tempting as it is to share your favourite festive treats with your dog, […]

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Parenting Article December 18/January 19

A Calmer Christmas

The season of goodwill can sometimes feel more like the season of discontent. If you’re hoping to avoid […]

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Pets Corner October/November 18

Thinking About Getting a Kitten?

Getting a kitten is an exciting prospect – they’re fun and entertaining, not to mention adorable and cute. But before you bring home your new furry friend, it’s important to check whether you’re fully prepared and that your home is kitten-friendly. […]

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Parenting Article October/November 18

Becoming a Foster Carer by Kate Duggan

Tens of thousands of children enter the care system in the UK every year. If you think you could help, read on to find out more about fostering, including how to go about it and how much you could earn. […]

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Pets Corner August/September 18

Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer

Swimming is a fun activity for your dog, and one which can be extremely beneficial for their overall health. In the heat of summer, however, it comes into its own by cooling them down and helping them to avoid the risk of heat stroke to which dogs are prone. […]

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