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4 and a half months nattering to mum

The average woman will spend the equivalent of four-and-a-half months of her life chatting on the phone - to her mum.  Research revealed most women make at least one call a day to their mum with the conversation lasting 21 minutes.  Incredibly, one in ten ring their mother at least three times a day, spending a total of 63 minutes chatting

Kids each junk food at friends’ houses

One in three mums dread their children going to friends’ houses for tea – because they know they’ll be fed junk food and sweets.  Researchers found millions of mums worry that allowing their child to eat with a classmate or playgroup pal means they will miss out on healthy food and instead come home having been served up fatty, fast or frozen food, fizzy drinks, cake and ice cream.

Over Half Of UK Adults Played Outside Everyday When They Were Young, Compared To Just 24% Of Kids Today

The nation's favourite adventurer, Bear Grylls, teams up with Persil to get kids back outside and learn forgotten childhood skills.  Today's children are spending significantly less time than their parents did having adventures outside and, as a result, have missed out on learning the great outdoor skills that were once taken for granted. Over half of UK adults played outside everyday when they were young, compared to just 24% of kids today; a decline of almost half.

Perfect night’s sleep

The key to a perfect night’s sleep is going to bed at exactly 10pm, wearing pyjamas and enjoying a nice cup of tea beforehand, it was revealed yesterday.  A study of 2,000 adults who claim to enjoy a wonderful sleep every single night of the week has highlighted how to achieve a decent slumber.

Its Time to De-clutter during National De-clutter Week 7-18th March 2012

The annual spring clean comes early this year with National De-clutter Week beginning on 7th March. Recent research confirmed we’re a nation of clutter-a-holics using phrases like cluttered, overflowing and can’t swing a cat regularly to describe our homes today. We’re unable to throw out our keepsakes and treasured nik-naks but equally, we can’t keep them, as space in our homes becomes limited and all the more precious.

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