Monthly Archives: January 2017

Gambling Impact on Family Relationships

Gambling Impact on Family Relationships

Loss of money due to gambling is one of the well-spread social problems in a modern world. A great many well-to-do people start facing material difficulties as soon as betting turns to be more than just an occasional interest. It may not be that strongly pronounced when an issue concerns only one person. But when it touches the family values, it appears to be extremely burning. The percentage of families breaking apart because of huge …

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Thanks To The Southern Hemisphere, It’s Always Summer Somewhere

Thanks To The Southern Hemisphere, It’s Always Summer Somewhere

If you live in the Northern Hemisphere  – the US, Europe, Russia – then you’re used to things getting cold in the winter, especially if you live in Canada. But while we suffer through the winter blues up north, there are a bunch of people having barbecues and partying down south. The great news is that people who live in the north can put this fact to good use. Why spend months wallowing in misery …

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Keep Decay At Bay: Five Reasons To Focus On Your SMILE!

(Credit) When we have time to focus on our health, we tend to keep a closer eye on one thing or another. We try to eat healthily, of course. A healthy weight is always a focus, whether you want it to be or not. We will focus more closely on anything that runs in our family, or that we ourselves have had an issue with. But how much do we focus on our teeth? Let’s face …

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“It Never Did My Kids Any Harm”

“It Never Did My Kids Any Harm”

When Facebook first started, way before I had kids, it was a way to catch up with old friends, let the world know what you were doing, share photos and “poke” people, virtually. It’ll be TEN YEARS AGO this year that I joined Facebook (I know, right?) and in that time, the things I use Facebook for has changed quite dramatically. I think the thing I spend the most time doing on FB now is …

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The Profs Tutoring – University and Beyond!

The Profs Tutoring – University and Beyond!

As much as I hate to admit it, I’m at an age now where some of my friends have kids of university age and older, so as much as my two are still in the early stages of their education, my friends’ kids are moving on to higher education already. It’s a real eye-opener, seeing all of the processes that they have to go through, from UCAS forms to Uni tours and applications for finance, …

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Cannabis Therapy for Epileptic Conditions in Children

Epilepsy can be a very challenging health condition, particularly for parents who struggle with finding an effective way to manage seizures that comes with the condition. In response to the challenge of epilepsy, the FDA has authorized many medications. While these drugs are very helpful, they are still unable to prevent the occurrence of seizures which has led many parents of epileptic children to adopt marijuana which has proven to be the most viable option. …

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Getting Ahead with Spires Online Tutoring

We’ve been toying with the idea of getting Sausage a tutor for some time now. I’ve written before about her lack of confidence in maths and how she’s incredibly bright but seems to get flustered with numbers, and also about how she’s adamant that she wants to do her 11+ and I do worry that her own nerves will get the better of her. The issue we have with private tutoring is two-fold. Firstly, one-to-one …

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Ignoring the Scales (For Now…)

As most of you probably know by now, I’m on YET another weight loss mission having failed about a million times in the past, but I’m doing something a lot more enjoyable and sustainable this time in the hope that I can stick to it. I’m following a low sugar, high fat (ketogenic) diet as it’s been proven to reverse type 2 diabetes, something which is hugely appealing to me. I’ve got a family history …

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5 Educational Apps for Kids You Should Download Right Now

Today, when smartphones and tablets have unalterably turned our life to the direction of technology it’s hard to imagine our children not using the electronic devices. As you probably know there were tonnes of concerns expressed regarding the matter: the worried parents and educators have begun to ring alarm bells viewing it as a growing problem. One thing when an adult shows the signs of addiction, constantly visiting gaming sites like http://777spinslot.com/online-slot-machines/ by means of …

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Travelling with Kids – Pre-Travel Prep

When it comes to booking a family holiday, the actual “booking a holiday” bit is only a small part of the prep. There are lots of other things to think about in order to make a family holiday go smoothly and I thought I’d write a little list to help you if you’re still in the prep stage. Pet Boarding There are lots of options if you’ve got pets, such as leaving them with family …

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