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7 Ways to Balance Career and Family as a Working Mom

The modern mom finds herself faced with more challenges than ever before. It's not as easy to be a stay-at-home mom as it once was and this means that many are having to balance career and family as a working mom.

The downside of this is the stress, the feeling of inadequacy and the worry that follows you round on a daily basis – worrying about your child(ren) when you're at work and worrying about work when you should be enjoying family time.

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8 Ways to Raise a Compassionate Child

Believe it or not, children are naturally capable of compassion. Teaching your child compassion and nurturing that quality can be tricky when you’re battling against their sudden impulses to do things – like pulling the dog’s tail. This article is going to look at 8 ways you can raise a compassionate child.

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10 Simple & Fun Summer Vacation Activities to Try with Your Kids


The summer holidays can often stretch on endlessly and can drive some parents mad. Without school filling the majority of their day, children turn to their parents for entertainment and activities to keep them from feeling bored. So what summer activities can you try out to keep everyone happy?

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12 Tips to Make This the Best Summer Ever with Your Kids

Summer is a great time of year to catch up with the family and strengthen the bonds between family members. A well planned summer will be memorable, exciting and full of activities. Here are 12 tips for having the best summer ever with your kids!

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8 Car Safety Tips for Kids During Summer You Should Know


Summer is probably one of the most favoured seasons of the year. Families have the chance to spend time together, children get a break from school, and everyone gets to enjoy the sunshine. Whilst it’s likely you’ll be keen to make the most of it, there are some important car safety tips that you need to keep in mind when traveling with kids:

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5 Common Summer Toddler Skin Problems & How to Deal with Them

While summer is a great time of year for enjoying the outdoors with your family, it can also bring about some potential health problems for young toddlers.  The summer sun, heat, increase in insects and time spent outdoors can lead to various skin conditions for your toddler. In this post, we’ll discuss the 5 most common toddler skin problems during summer and what to do about them.

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Common Treatments Available for Cataracts in Children

If you're child has cataracts then it's likely they're going to need immediate treatment. As part of Cataract Awareness Month, this blog post is part of a series helping to raise awareness around the issue of cataracts in children, how to identify them and how they're treated.

Treatment is only really required if the cataract is impairing your child's vision. Many children have cataracts without requiring further treatment. Instead, they're monitored carefully through regular eye checkups.

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5 Tips to Prevent Cataracts in Children

This month we're taking part in Cataract Awareness Month with a series of blog posts to help raise awareness for cataracts, especially in children. As part of this series, this blog is going to look at the simple ways you can help prevent cataracts.

Although there is no scientific evidence to help prevent the formation of cataracts, these top five tips can help reduce the risk of your child developing them.

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Common Signs and Symptoms of Cataracts in Children

As part of Cataract Awareness Month, we're providing a series of articles to raise awareness of cataracts in children. This blog is the next in our series and tackles the common signs and symptoms of cataracts.

When your child is particularly young, it can be difficult to identify the early symptoms of cataracts. However, your child's eyes will be routinely examined after birth and for the first six to eight weeks of their life.

Although these screenings are designed to catch early signs of cataracts, it is possible for cataracts to develop afterward and so it's important to know what to look out for.

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Causes of Cataracts in Children & How it Affects Your Child's Vision

June is Cataract Awareness Month and as a result, this blog post is part of a series to help raise awareness of cataracts in children. Although typically associated with old age, cataracts can occur in children of all ages and this article is going to discuss what is cataract, the causes and how they can affect your child's vision.

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