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Family + Business, Finding your Balance

 **collaborative post** One of the hardest things to do is balance being a parent with being an entrepreneur. The responsibilities of both are a considerable challenge, and if you want to be able to live a harmonious life, you need to find that balance as soon as you can.  Children are resilient, but parents who are working often miss their children more than they care to say. Setting up and running a successful business is a great life achievement, but raising happy, healthy and well-rounded children is even more of a success. Balancing both of these? Well, that’s not always […]

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Educational, Family Life

Preparing Your Kids Financially for Uni

Are you worried about pushing your kid out of the nest before you’re made sure whether or not they can fly? Alas, it’s a transition every kid has to go through, whether they’re going to uni or not. Here, we’re going to look at whether your kid has really learned everything they need to know, or whether there are a few crash courses you can still introduce them to before they leave. It’s better to be a little overbearing and annoying than to leave your kid at risk of building serious debt. Start budgeting as soon as possible The sooner […]

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Family Life

How to Document Time Spent With Your Family

*collaborative post* You share memories with your family every single day, especially when you have young children. You look back fondly on funny moments, emotional moments, and downright crazy moments, and wish that you’d documented them, so that you could relive those feelings all over again. In fact, there is nothing more important than this; taking snapshots of your life and storing them will allow your kids to build up an image of their own histories, too. But how do you do it? Take digital photographs Of course, one of the most common ways that people document their memories is […]

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6 Ways to Raise a Charitable Child

Collaborative Post We all remember the joy of receiving gifts when we were children. From birthdays to Christmases and every other special occasion in between, the thrill of unwrapping a present provides some of the best memories of growing up. However, at some point, we all realise that giving a gift can be just as rewarding, if not more so, as receiving them. To help your child understand and instill a charitable mindset in them, here are six things that you can do. Set A Good Example Children learn by watching and mimicking the actions of their parents. This means […]

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Family Life

Getting Ahead With School Holiday Planning: Things to Consider

*collaborative post* There is no hiding from the fact that the words “school holidays” can give you sheer panic. For some it is the juggle of taking time off and childcare, and for others it is wondering what you can do to keep the kids entertained while remaining sane and not bankrupting yourself in the process. The trick is planning and preparation, and there is no shame in starting early. Half term is already upon us and Easter and the Summer holidays will be here before we know it. So here are some of the things to consider to help […]

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