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Is Your Child A Bully Or Being Bullied? Tell-Tale Signs To Look Out For

Sadly bullying is a fact of life. The chances are high that your child will encounter bullying either directly or indirectly at some point in their school lives. Often children are too frightened or embarrassed to talk about it at home. And so as parents how do you know if your child is being bullied, or worse how do you know if they are bullying? In this article we identify some common behaviours which could…
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Health & Fitness: Focus On Progress Not Perfection

Getting ourselves to the gym on a regular basis is hard enough without the demoralising effect the other body beautiful gym goers can have on our morale and self-esteem. Sometimes it can seem that no matter what we do, we’ll never look as good as him or her. Or we may find ourselves thinking I wish I had her legs or …his chest. The truth is though that it’s your progress that counts rather than some notion of perfection.
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Staying Safe In The Sun This Summer

Summer is on its way with the promise of long sunny days spent at the beach or out and about enjoying our great Kiwi landscape. It’s vital though that we stay safe in the sun this summer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in New Zealand and it’s largely preventable. Keeping ourselves safe in the sun will help to mitigate against the risks of skin cancer. This article provides a useful and timely reminder on how to be sun smart.
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A Basic Guide To The Consumer Guarantees Act

Under the Consumer Guarantees Act, your rights as a consumer are expressed as a series of guarantees that the seller makes when you purchase any goods or services for your personal use. This article provides a basic guide to the Act: what’s covered and what’s not covered and what you can do if you think those guarantees have been breached.
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Looking To Save Money? Then Pay With Cash

If you’re looking to save money and make your weekly budget go further then ditch your credit card and start paying for everything in cash. New research suggests that if we pay for goods and services with cash rather than by credit or debit card then we assign more value to the purchases. It’s almost like paying by card doesn’t feel like real money.  In this article we look at what the research tells us about the psychology of spending.
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How To Save Money On Your Power Bill

When it comes to saving money on your power bill, the old adage of look after the cents and the cents will look after the dollars comes into play. It’s the small steps that you take that will have a cumulative effect. This will add up to being good news for your pocket and it will also be good news for the environment.
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Sick Of Daily Mealtime Battles? Top Tips For Handling Child Fussy Eaters

If you’re a parent then chances are you’ve had some experience of battling with your child to try and get them to eat something they don’t want to. It’s amazing how stubborn they can be and how demoralising is it as a parent. If this sounds like a familiar scenario then don’t despair. In this article we look at ways for handling the fussy eater in your family. With these top tips you’ll find that your child is eating more healthy foods.
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5 Ways Essential Oils Can Improve Your Wellbeing

Essential oils have been around since ancient times. Extracted from the leaves, stems and flowers of plants, essential oils have great healing properties that can improve your overall wellbeing. In fact, for thousands of years now essential oils have been used to do just that. In this article we look at five ways in which essential oils can be used to improve your wellbeing so make sure you use them as part of your wellness regime.
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6 Fun Gifts For Your Clients This Christmas!

Believe it or not but Christmas is just around the corner! Clients are an essential part of any business and Christmas is the perfect time to thank them for their loyalty throughout the year with a personal gift. So if you’re looking for some different ideas on fun festive gifts for your clients then read on! We’ve got some great suggestions that won’t break the bank either.
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Your Wi-Fi Router Could Be Spying On You!

If you think your Wi-Fi router is only good for connecting you to the internet then think again! It may come as a surprise to learn that your router is capable of much more than that.  The fact is that when you’re using a device to connect a Wi-Fi router, it sends a large number of signals to communicate with and these signals are in turn analysed by the router.
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