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I did try the whole immaculate house concept and started spring cleaning my house last week. It all began with the realisation that three years worth of Christmas photos were still in my camera and the overdue tax return had found its way into the children’s art box.
Please Please read this - The amazing Lost Kidz app works on the premise that the sooner a large volume of people are looking for a missing child, the more likely they are to be returned to their parents unharmed. By issuing an alert, the parent ensures everyone within a 10 mile radius receives a picture of the missing child and an instant search party is assembled. Parents pay a nominal subscription fee (69p) to register their children and it is free to join the community and receive alerts from your area. A donation from each subscription is made to the charity.
The British Pie Awards 2013, now in their fifth year, invite entries from all professional butchers and bakers to take part in the upcoming prestigious industry awards. Judged by some of the countries most respected food writers, bakers and chefs; the awards comprise of twenty individual classes of pie – with pie makers competing to be crowned the ultimate ‘Champion of Champions’.
Modern mums are constantly wracked by guilt- with not earning enough money or being able to give the children the attention they crave featuring highly on the list of mum’s guilt triggers, research revealed. Being too busy or tired, not being able to afford everything the kids want and returning to work post-maternity leave also made the list. Other issues which leave mums feeling bad include not going on more family days out, relying on the television to occupy children while doing housework and a lack of patience.
Typical parents-to-be have a ‘baby buffer’ of £2,547 in the bank to prepare for their new arrival, research has revealed. Experts, who carried out a detailed study into the financial implications of bringing a baby into the family, found much of what is set aside goes on equipment such as buggies, cots and car seats.
Leading soft drinks brands Lucozade and Ribena will reduce the amount of sugar and calories in their products by up to 10 per cent as part of the Government’s drive to curb obesity levels, Public Health Minister Anna Soubry announced today. Speaking at the Food and Drink Federation’s ’Delivering Healthy Growth’ stakeholder event, the minister unveiled the latest brands to sign up to the Responsibility Deal’s calorie reduction pledge.