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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Parenting Article August/September 18

Summer Fun on a Budget by Kate Duggan

Want to make your pennies stretch a bit further this summer? Keep reading… […]

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Pets Corner June/July 18

Heat Stroke In Dogs 

Heat stroke is a serious risk for dogs in the summer because they can’t lose heat through their skin as we do. Even on a warm day, if they can’t seek out shade or water to cool down, they can suffer irreparable organ damage, which is often fatal. So how do you prevent heat stroke, what are the symptoms, and what can you do to help? […]

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Parenting Article June/July 18

Carry On Camping by Kate Duggan

Campfires, bike rides, toasted marshmallows, bug hunts, star gazing … there’s a lot of fun to be had on a family camping trip. […]

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Pets Corner April/May 18

Protect Your Cats and Dogs in the Garden This Spring

If you’re enjoying the warmer weather this spring and spending more time in the garden with your pet, here are a few tips to keep both cats and dogs safe and well and avoid any urgent visits to the vet. […]

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Parenting Article April/May 18

On Your Bike by Kate Duggan

Learning to ride a bike opens up a whole new world of fun and independence for children. Even babies and toddlers can join in the fun of a family bike ride, with a little help… […]

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Pets Corner February/March 18

Caring For An Older Dog

When your dog ages, it begins to slow down and generally puts on weight. It may struggle with arthritis, making it difficult to move around with ease, particularly during the colder months.

So, what can you do to alleviate the symptoms of old age for your dog? Here are a few ideas that could put the spring back in their step. […]

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Parenting Article February/March 18

Making STEM Fun by Kate Duggan

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are the fastest growing industries in the world. Even if your child doesn’t fancy a career in STEM, they will need to use elements of it throughout their working life. According to The National Science Foundation, “To succeed in this new information-based and highly technological society, students need to develop their capabilities in STEM to levels much beyond what was considered acceptable in the past.” […]

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