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Help kids manage money successfully this summer

When I was a Mum to two small children, in the summer holidays it seemed like there were so many potential expenses. Ice creams, days out, treats, and maybe some extra toys to keep them occupied during the long break. … Continue reading

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What to do if a situation makes you feel small

So there I was, having delivered a presentation using what I thought was great care, inventiveness and creativity, being told by my Tutor “you are capable of so much better than that”. It wasn’t what he said, but the manner … Continue reading

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How to protect yourself and your children from negative behaviour

This week I have begun working with two individuals who have been struggling for many years with the inappropriate and abusive behaviour of someone in their life. It set me to wondering which of my skills and tools I could … Continue reading

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Are you programming yourself to fail?

I met up with an old friend yesterday who I had not seen for a year or so, and we caught up on each other’s news. It turned out both of us were in the midst of learning a new … Continue reading

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The Magic of Jam Jar Accounts

I want to let you into a “Secret” that is used by many who work in, or are familiar with, banking – to help them pay for what they want even if at first glance it looks like they can’t … Continue reading

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You don’t have to be perfect!

  “I can’t draw” – that’s what I used to think – my first attempts at drawing after childhood were tiny pencil sketches so small you could hardly see them. And I would not dare colour them in, in case I … Continue reading

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“My Personal Positive Playlist”

Let Me Introduce Myself___(By Guest Blogger Laura Martin) So here’s a little background about little me (no seriously, and I’m shrinking – according to Mr Tape Measure I’ve lost two precious inches). My name is Laura, I’m an un-brushed blonde, … Continue reading

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