Car Accident

Getting The Help You Need Following An Accident

If you have a family, then you will know that your main priority is to protect them. Although, sometimes this just isn’t possible. An accident, such as a car accident that was not your fault, can damage your family beyond repair. Or it can affect your life to the point that you are worried about losing your job and your home. Sometimes you may have been involved in an accident and don’t go to the hospital to get assessed. This is a big mistake. Sometimes shock can cause you to act irrationally. You may not realise that you have been …

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Win a Thinking Slimmer Drop Two Dress Sizes Slimpod

I have been a fan of Thinking Slimmer for 4 years and have successfully used it to loose baby weight after having Sebastian and Eliza. I have tried and failed most diets that around – I just don’t like being told what I can and cannot eat.  Thinking Slimmer is different to anything else I have tried. Just imagine: No more yo-yo diets. No more feeling guilty. No more snacking. No more misery. You are in control of food! It’s easy, effortless and fits in with your busy life. All you have to do is listen for 9 minutes. I …

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meerkat

Decision Making

I like to think I am quite good at making decisions – years of having to think on your feet at work has definitely helped in that respect. It wasn’t always that way though! Looking back at my teenage and young adult years I did make some pretty ropey decisions, which although put me through a hideous period of my life, also made me who I am today and that is certainly someone who doesn’t make decisions lightly. I am a big fan of writing a pro’s and cons list, however, I always go with my gut instinct in the …

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Teenager

Helping your teen deal with a break-up

Parenting teens can be really hard.  Not only are there all the emotions to contend with but life does get more complicated the older you get and when you add a first love in the mix! Most of us can remember how painfully sad we felt after our first breakup.  I know I certainly didn’t take it well and went to pieces with my mum and step-dad unhelpfully telling me it wasn’t real love and there was plenty more fish in the sea.  Looking back they were right, but it certainly doesn’t feel like that at the time as when …

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Coombemill

How to decrease your carbon footprint

The UK has made a commitment to reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. There is significant variation in the figures advising on annual per capita carbon emissions, ranging from the government’s current average of 7.1 tonnes of CO2 to as much as 14 tonnes. The official figures do not include a range of inputs like air travel. To reach the proposed goal, everyone will need to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Making energy savings in the home is a simple way to shrink your carbon footprint very quickly. Gas consumption contributes a mean average of two tonnes of …

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