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5 Ways to Reduce Mould This Winter

5 Ways to Reduce Mould This Winter

As you’ll know if you’ve been here before, my family and I live in a cottage in a very rural location. The house is over 100 years old and although we love it, we do struggle with black mould on the walls every winter. It’s a constant battle once the temperature goes down, and with rising energy prices, we certainly won’t be keeping the heating on low all day to combat the mould this year. Having said that, there are things that you can do to reduce the mould growth, and keep your family safe this winter. Here are five of them:

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Depression · Mental Health

Helping A Depressed Loved One

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Depression is a real menace to a lot of people all over the world, and it’s the kind of thing that we all need to try and understand as best as we can. There is very often going to be a time when someone in your life is depressed, and you might feel a natural urge to help them get through it as best as you can. As it happens, there are a lot of things to bear in mind here, and it might be easier than you think to do this, but remember too that you are not always the sole solution. Nonetheless, here are a few potential ways to help a depressed loved one through their dark time.

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Kids · Sport

Top 5 Sport Activities Kids Can Benefit From

Top 5 Sport Activities Kids Can Benefit From

Kids typically have a lot of energy. They’re always super active and cannot sit still for long. There are many ways to channel this energy so they remain active and learn new things while at it. Thus, many parents prefer organizing different activities for their kids. It will help them release stress and keep them occupied for a long period. 

It is known that sport activities help in burning calories, keeping the body toned, and building muscles at the same time. Moreover, these activities also facilitate hand-eye coordination, social interaction, and problem-solving skills, among other things. If you’re looking for something that can help your child grow as a wholesome individual, you can organize one of these sport activities for them:

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How To Relieve Back Pain At Home

How To Relieve Back Pain At Home

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As you may remember if you read my previous post, I’ve been dealing with a trapped nerve since the beginning of 2019. It took time to get the diagnosis and receive treatment which worked for me but I learned a lot about how to deal with neck and back pain. Pain in this area can be truly debilitating and I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy! With this in mind, I thought I’d share with you some of the things I learned about coping with backache at home:

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Don’t Push Your Health Needs To The Back Just Because You’re A Mum

Don't Push Your Health Needs To The Back Just Because You're A Mum

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Everyone has health needs, and just because you are a mum, this does not mean that yours are not important. They are just as important as the other members of your family, and need to be taken seriously as such. Often mums put their needs at the back of the queue, but this has got to stop, or else you never know how far you are going to let your health fall. Keep reading down below if you would like to find out more about how you can keep your health needs at the front of the queue with everyone else.

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