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Insomnia: The Struggle and Effective Ways to Help 

Insomnia: The Struggle and Effective Ways to Help 

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Insomnia is a sleep disorder that affects many people. It can be caused by many things, such as stress, anxiety, medications, and health conditions. People who struggle with insomnia often find it difficult to fall asleep, stay asleep, or get the quality of sleep they need. If you are one of those people, don’t worry – there are effective ways to help! This blog post  will discuss the causes of insomnia and some ways to overcome it.

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Family · Food

Olive Oil – Everything You Need to Know!

Everything You Need to Know About Olive Oil

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Unless you’ve been raised by wolves in the forest, it’s likely that you’ll know at least something about olive oil. It’s one of the most called-for ingredients in many of the most famous dishes in the world, especially in foods hailing from the Mediterranean and the Middle East. However, there may be a few facts about olive oil that still surprise you, so I thought I’d create a fun guide to ‘everything you need to know about olive oil’. Feel free to leave me a comment below if you know any fun facts that I’ve missed!

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Family · Work

Five Jobs That Working Parents Can Do From Home

Five Jobs That Working Parents Can Do From Home

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One of the good things to come from the pandemic is that many more companies are now set up for, and allow, working from home. This means that people who were previously unable to work in a traditional office setting because of the hours or lack of childcare options may now be able to rejoin the workforce. Old attitudes towards productivity and home working have changed a lot in the last five years, which is a relief for a lot of parents. With this in mind, I thought I’d take a look at some of the jobs which are now offering a lot more “WFH” positions than before COVID-19 hit the UK:

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Business · Family

Five Things Small Businesses Should Consider Outsourcing

Five Things Small Business Owners Should Consider Outsourcing

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The COVID-19 pandemic had a rather mixed effect on small businesses; while many existing businesses closed their doors due to the restrictions of lockdown, many others were conceived and started during this time as people were looking for more flexible ways to earn a living. Now that things are starting to find a new kind of normal, moving your small business out of your home and into a bricks and mortar style shop or property may seem like a good idea, but there are some things that you need to consider beyond what your profits will be and how much it will cost to rent for the property. With this in mind, here are some of the services that you may need to consider outsourcing for if you decide to move your business out of your home.

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Home Updates to Offer Independence to Elderly Relatives

Home Updates to Offer Independence to Elderly Relatives

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You are lucky enough to still have your grandparents and other elderly relatives round, it’s highly likely that as they age they will need adjustments made to their home to allow them to live independently. My Grandad on my Mum’s side unfortunately needed additional care and lives in a care home, but my Nan is still living at home, albeit with the aid of my little sister, who is basically an unpaid leave in carer. We’ve made several adjustments to my Nan and Grandad home over the years to allow them to hold onto a certain amount of independence, and I thought I would share some of them with you today to give you an idea of how you can assist your own elderly relatives.

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