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How to keep the family entertained this half term

The team at Minimaster are forever searching for the best ways to keep the whole family happy. The kids are off school and you’ve got hours to fill doing something fun, exciting and kid-friendly – so rely on them this half term to kick start your family calendar! Whether you’re looking for something to treat the little ones to this October or if you’re on the hunt for something extra special for the whole f ...

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How to buy a second-hand motorhome

Are you thinking of buying a motorhome? Most buyers will be going for a second hand vehicle but this can be a minefield of decisions. Luckily, Comfort Insurance are on your side, and they have drawn up a useful checklist to tick off before you invest in your new second hand motorhome. Budget Decide how much you want to spend and include running costs. Do your research to make sure anything you buy is the ma ...

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How to keep your eyes healthy

Check out Heidelberg's six top tips for healthy eyes... Visit your optometrist for a comprehensive eye health check Your optometrist is your primary eye care expert in the community and is specially trained to care for your eyes. It is easy to forget about your eye health when you have good vision, but you may be unaware of the onset of disease until your vision is affected as a result. One in two cases of ...

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How to get your loved one home from hospital

There are times in life when a beloved family member or friend is taken ill and needs to spend time in hospital. What is often not thought of early enough is the path to a safe and timely discharge. Discharge planning should start on the day of admission to hospital. Questions that need to be asked: How is your loved one going to get home? Who will be at home to care or nurse them? Will they need additional ...

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How to solve your pets’ boredom blues

Enrichment is defined as the manipulation of a pet’s environment, to increase activity and behaviour, that satisfies the animal's physical and psychological needs. It improves health by increasing a pet's perception of control over their environment. Enrichment techniques fall into five categories: food-based, sensory (sight, smell, touch, hear, taste), new objects, social and positive training. All domesti ...

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How to keep luxuriously warm this winter

Wear WoolOvers' oh-so-soft, oh-so-versatile, pure cashmere poncho! There’s no denying it; summer is now sadly but a distant memory, and a chill can most definitely be felt in the air. Alas, you always have cosy dressing to look forward to! Take comfort in the thought of stylishly wrapping up in quality yarns and exuding classic chic, whatever you get up to. Warm, yet light; simple, yet luxurious; subtle, ye ...

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How to care for your post baby body

No two bodies are alike, and as the first-ever medical-grade compression shape wear, Belly Bandit have perfected patented designs to wrap around your specific needs. Unlike other compression garments, the benefits of Belly Bandit® extend beyond 'Mummy Tummy' to include the other important post-pregnancy physical and emotional issues many women experience. The Belly Bandit range wraps around your specific po ...

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How to organise a leisure vehicle

The best thing about travelling in your leisure vehicle is that you can take your home comforts with you. However you need to maximise your space in order to have room for everything. We have some top tips to help keep you organised. Clothes rotation Firstly write down what each person realistically needs for the journey. Take a look through your wardrobe for pieces that can easily convert from day to night ...

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How to talk about funeral planning and help end tomorrow’s concerns

Silence isn’t always golden... Death and funerals is one of those things many people prefer to avoid thinking, or talking, about. Why talk to your family about a time that’s going to be upsetting for them in the future? But whilst nobody can predict when the inevitable will happen, just talking about death doesn’t make it happen. And there are some very good reasons why you shouldn’t put off talking about w ...

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How to become an egg donor

Egg donation offers new hope for a large number of women who previously thought they could never have children. For example, some women experience premature menopause at an early age. Others may have undergone chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or are carriers of a genetic disorder and do not wish to pass their condition onto their unborn child. Criteria Ideally, egg donors should be between the ages of 18 and 35 ...

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How to create the purrfect home for you and your cat

As the nights draw in there is nothing better than getting home, closing the curtains and snuggling up on the sofa by the fire with a good book. You feel safe and secure and you have everything you need to relax and unwind. But do your cats feel the same way?  These are just a few things that you can do to turn your home into a purrfect paradise for your cats. Somewhere to hide away We all have our favourit ...

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