Families having to give up holidays to pay for essentials

More families in the country are giving up their annual holiday so as to finance their daily necessities with the worst affected being families residing in East Midlands, the North West, and Northern Ireland. With the Easter holidays fast approaching, a study conducted by Kleeneze has revealed that the austere times will not be letting up soon with over 25% of families polled in the

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Children missing out on free school meals in Scunthorpe

According to the latest figures, over a quarter of children from poverty stricken families in Scunthorpe are missing out on a hot meal by not being eligible for free school dinners. The data has been collated by the The Children’s Society, which shows that 900 children in the town aren’t eligible for the free meals, despite being within the definition of poverty. This number equates

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How parents can save money on half term activities

How parents can save money on half term activities

Half term is creeping closer and even though this is a much shorter school holiday, many parents are finding the week to be an expensive time. If parents have no chance of taking time off from work, they may need to look into childcare, out of school activities, or activity clubs for their children to

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Making sure you choose the best boarding school for your child

Sending your child to boarding school is a big decision in itself but once you have made this decision then an even bigger one must be made in choosing the right school for your child. There are so many things to be taken into consideration and you need to do your research thoroughly and carefully.

The location of the school is very important and you

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Finding the best childcare for when you’re at work

whether you are a single working parent, or both parents work in your home, then one thing you need to think about is childcare, but if you consider the fact that you have an hour commute to start and end the day then you may actually be in need of something like ‘wraparound’ childcare.

This means you have to pay someone to look after your

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choosing the best babysitter for your children

When it comes to picking out a babysitting service you want to be careful about who you let watch our child; which means that you need to know what to look out for and how to properly look at the factors that are going to impact the health and safety of your child.

For instance, the first thing that you need to do is check

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Why dance classes are beneficial to children

There are many reasons why children may consider taking dance classes, and they may think about taking the classes at any age. Some people are surprised to learn that children can start taking dance classes at age three. Even more, it turns out that these simple classes can actually have a lot of benefits for children that take them at a young age.

One of

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Organising your child’s wardrobe

Kids’ wardrobes are a lot harder to organise than adults’ due to the fact that children have a lot more items than adults. For example, they have games and toys that need to fit into the closet space as well as their clothes. In addition, your child may have things such as stuffed animals, blankets, sports equipment, and even more stuff that is going to

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Teenage girls write the ultimate guide to parenting teenagers

Teenage girls write the ultimate guide to parenting teenagers

The confusing mood swings and mysterious mood swings of teenagers in the 21st century have been explained by two schoolgirls from Surrey. Megan Lovegrove and Louise Bedwell from Sutton is Surrey are both 17 and have spent the past 6 months researching their insightful parenting manual called ‘Teenagers Explained’. This is the first time a

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Overspending causes financial misery for one in four parents because of baby arrival

Every new parent will agree that having a baby is one of the most joyful experiences you will ever experience in life, but the combination of caring for this fragile newborn, financial worries, lack of sleep and extra pressure put on relationships can also make parenthood extremely stressful.

According to a study that has just been released, 66% of parents, or two thirds, have admitted

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