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You probably won’t be popular for mentioning it, but the summer holidays are just about drawing to a close. It won’t be long before the kids are back in the classroom, learning about Pythagoras’s theorem, the six wives of Henry VIII, ox-bow lakes and other such fascinating topics.
Whether your kids are just starting primary school or getting ready to start their final year of GCSEs, they’ll need to be adequately prepared if they’re going to thrive. With that in mind, let’s run through a checklist of back-to-school hacks.
Most of us relish a spell of sunshine. It’s a chance to apply a dollop of factor-15 and head out into the garden for a barbeque. With that said, there is such a thing as too much heat! When muggy weather turns your bedroom into a sauna, getting to sleep can be a challenge. Similarly, if you’re out and about, dehydration, heat exhaustion and heatstroke all pose a threat. Children are at particular risk, which is why keeping kids cool during a heat-wave is so important.
Here’s five tips that’ll make keeping cool in a heat wave straightforward – both in the home and out of it.
You’re two weeks into the New Year, and your good intentions of ‘New Year, new me’ are a distant memory, the cupboards are as bare as your bank account, and the weather makes you want to build a bed fort and stay there until The Great British Bake Off returns.
Blue Monday is here, and whether or not you believe in the day itself, there’s a lot to be said for wanting a pick me up after the festivities have long passed, and the post Christmas blues start to kick in.
So we have come up with 5 ways to beat that Blue Monday feeling…