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New research by protection-plan provider SquareTrade reveals that nearly one in six parents report that a child has damaged an electronic device within one month of owning it, costing parents a whopping £310 million in unexpected, and unwanted, replacements and repairs.
We all know that mums are great multi-taskers – it comes with the territory when you have family, home and work to consider on a daily basis! But when you find yourself behind the wheel with the kids in tow, how can you cut back on the multi-tasking to avoid distractions and focus on driving safely?
Christmas means indulging in our favourite festive foods. During the party season the majority of us tuck into a traditional meal of turkey, figgy pudding and snack on chocolate, Christmas cake and mince pies, whilst enjoying a tipple or two! Pet owners, naturally like to share the spirit and treat their pets to a few titbits but they should be careful. Burns Pet Nutrition’s annual census revealed that many dog owners weren’t aware of some of the foods that can be harmful to their pooch. They should also beware as their pets can be quite canny at pilfering these delicious delights when their back is turned! Many poisonous foods feature heavily during the festive period which can have adverse effects on your dog.
A recent study from Rural Retreats has shown that we are so overworked during the run-up to Christmas that the festive season has become something we dread. 45 per cent of us regularly work between 6-12 months without a break, meaning that by the time the festive season rolls around many of us feel stressed and burnt out. However, for many, Christmas holds its own unique pressures, especially around entertaining for the extended family, guests and unexpected visitors!
Six out of ten Brits will fall out with members of their family this Christmas – with empty wrappers being stuffed back into the chocolate tin among the most common triggers, a study found. Research carried out among 1,000 adults also found not mucking in with the after dinner clean-up to be a major bone of contention amongst families, with wasting food another issue.