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    A Flying Start In Life: The Skills Your Kids Need To Learn Before They Move Out

    It’s a difficult world out there! When you are looking to set a good example for your children, you will truly see the fruits of your labour when they fly the nest. And sometimes, we can find ourselves in for quite a shock, especially if our children are ill-prepared to deal with things like paying bills! It’s a shame that many schools do not teach the practical skills in life, but would rather focus on Pythagoras’ theorem. This means we’ve got to take the law into our own hands to ensure that our children have the skills, not just to benefit them when they move out but also, that it…

  • How to Get Your Home Safe And Prepared For Winter
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    Getting Your Home Safe And Prepared For Winter

    It’s that time of year already! Can’t believe is November already! I mean the weather continues to be quite hot despite the fact that in less than a month away it will be winter! However, the nights are dark, and long and the weather will be getting chillier sooner rather than later, which means winter is only around the corner. With Christmas and New Year coming up, it’s a time to celebrate and enjoy, which is why it’s important to make sure your home is ready now.  In the chaos the holidays can bring, the last thing you want is to be dealing with emergency plumbers or replacing windows, so…

  • 3 Reasons To Avoid The Stress Of A House Move
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    3 Reasons To Avoid The Stress Of A House Move

    Sometimes, moving home is the right answer. If you’re looking to move nearer to your workplace, or if your neighbourhood has changed beyond recognition, then you might deem the move necessary. On the other hand, you might not have to go through the stress of a house move at all. Because let’s face it, does the prospect of going through mortgage options, packing boxes, and uprooting your family and life really appeal to you? If there were reasons to stay where you were, surely the better option would be to stay put. Right? Well, it’s up to you. We don’t know your particular situation, and you might have excellent reasons…

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    What Is A Virtual Address And Does Your Business Need One?

    When setting up a business there are a number of things you need to consider, one of which is your business address. Now you may be thinking that surely your business address will be whichever location you conduct your business from, be that your home, a co-working space, or an office, but with a virtual address that doesn’t necessarily need to be the case. What is a virtual address? Despite having the word ‘virtual’ in its name, a virtual address is a real physical address, it does exist and will take in physical mail and parcels just as any address would. The only difference is your business doesn’t actually operate…

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    How To Create A Consistent Brand For Your Business

    When you are trying to market a business, your brand is so important. It’s how you tell your customers who you are and what you are all about. If you don’t create the right brand, your business will not appeal to the people that you are trying to reach. Consistency is absolutely vital when you are trying to create a brand because if you are not sending a consistent message on different platforms, your brand will be confusing to your customers and that will weaken it a lot. These are some of the best ways to improve brand consistency.  Know Your Audience  The first step to building a strong, consistent…

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    Boiler Tips All Homeowners Need To Know

    If there is one household appliance that most homeowners aren’t all that clued up on, it has to be the boiler. For such an important appliance, it is actually quite surprising that not a lot of people know the correct ways to look after and maintain the one in their home. If that sounds like you, it’s worth working on your boiler knowledge as knowing more about it will help you use it a lot more efficiently. Here are some great boiler tips that every homeowner should know. Schedule Your Heating Firstly, if you don’t already do so, it’s worth scheduling your heating. You can do this with the thermostat.…

  • How Can We Set a Good Example to Our Children?
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    How Can We Set a Good Example to Our Children?

    When you bring a child into the world, there’s a lot of pressure to do things right. We all want our children to grow up happy, healthy and productive members of society, and the way we raise them when they’re little has a huge impact on what their thoughts and views, personality and goals are likely to be later on. None of us are working to a rule book, and when it comes to parenting we’re all just winging it and doing the best we can. This isn’t to say any of us need to be perfect because perfection doesn’t exist, however, there are a few things within our control…