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    Cobweb Clearing — 10 Cathartic Cleaning Tips

    Are you feeling bored and bogged down after a frantic festive season?  Begging for something brilliant to banish the New Year blues?  Energy eclipsed by ennui?  Then slouch in suboptimal moods no more — because cleaning your home with the…

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    Flying from Brum? 5 family holiday travel tips

    Birmingham’s home to two terrific footy teams (Birmingham City and Aston Villa) and the third-favourite poet in British history (Benjamin Zephaniah, according to a 2009 BBC poll).  But Brum also boasts a brilliant airport with non-stop flights to 70 cities,…

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    Period Talk & Teens

    When it comes to periods, I feel fortunate that so much of the biological stuff is tackled by sex education and biology in school. While I am pretty good at covering any topic the kids ask about, I am by…

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    3 Tips For Capturing Unforgettable Family Moments

    Part of capturing worthwhile family moments on film—well, in digital form for many today—involves always being ready. The best moments happen unexpectedly and without planning. You can’t contrive them, you can only stumble upon them and be blessed accordingly. Still,…