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Top Ten Children’s Books for Encouraging Empathy

HALF OF PARENTS SAY READING A BOOK IS BEST FOR EMPATHY– NEW POLL FOR CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY Roald Dahl’s BFG and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird top list of books parents said best helped children develop empathy “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin ...

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Caboo Carrier Review – A Close Parent Equals a Contented Child

I’ve been blessed with three children now, currently aged 5, 12 and 16 while I have numerous nieces and nephews. All of my children are different, in personality and looks. One thing I have learned, through trail and error, is that attachment parenting works. My first born would not leave my side, and we co slept quite happily, much to ...

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Perfect Presents for the Person Who Has Everything

The Christmas Gift Guides are out in full force with many trying to be a little different this year but what if you don’t want to buy a pair of fluffy socks? There are some great subscription based gift ideas but I wanted to dig a little deeper to look into what was on offer across the internet and how ...

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The Leesa Mattress Review

We’ve been reviewing mattresses and seeing if they live up to their claims. Do you really need to only buy one for life? Do they really support every joint while being soft and comfortable too? What is better, memory foam or springs, or should we choose a combination? Some have readily agreed to let us test these for ourselves. Leesa ...

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Paulton’s Park Lost Kingdom Review

This week we were invited to a preview of the Lost Kingdom at Paulton’s Park. Percy (5) is obsessed with dinosaurs while Mitchell (15) has an in-depth scientific knowledge of the Jurassic age and so this was a dream come true for the family. From the moment we stepped inside we were impressed. We met Rory the baby Raptor in ...

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Holy as Heck Sausage Offers Half the Calories

Innovative young food company, Heck, has launched a new range of sausages that tie into the growing trend for people eating less meat and making healthier choices.  On April 1st, Heck will launch a “Hole-y” sausage, that has 50% less calories and fat. The team in the kitchen have developed a new process to drill out a hole n the ...

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Different Easter Gifts for Adults and Kids

Every year we look out for unusual and different Easter gifts that are a break for the norm. There are lots of children and adults that are not keen on chocolate (or are lactose intolerant) and so we bring you the best we’ve found as alternatives. We can’t promise our list will always be chocolate free but there are some ...

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The Big Con That is Satellite Internet from BeyonDSL Review

BeyonDSL Review

If you live in a city, you’ve probably never had cause to consider satellite internet or to look up a BeyonDSL Review, your choices are unlimited, but for some, if we want an internet connection, we must pay through the nose for a satellite internet one. When I moved to the Devon forests, I foolishly thought that any connection problems ...

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Money Mate Review and Award

The Consumer Voice Award

Money Mate Review There’s one new kid on the block that is offering customers a chance to save and earn money on everyday products. Simply through sharing their site with friends you can save up to 100% on popular bills such as broadband, home insurance, gas, electricity and telecoms. It sounds too good to be true but it really isn’t. ...

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Recipe : Banana Drizzle Loaf

This week we’ve been reviewing Bearfaced groceries and we used the bananas from their box to create a brand new recipe. This banana loaf is free from stodge and is exclusive to us, created by our founder, Martina Mercer (also known as BatMum) Here it is: Ingredients: 140 grams butter 140 grams sugar 180 grams plain flour 3 eggs 3 ...

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