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When to start your child in school is a major decision for parents, particularly for those with a child whose birthday is amidst the grey area of cut-off dates. Do you send at 4½ or wait until almost 6 years old? School readiness is not about being able to count or know the alphabet – these are skills that are […]
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LIGHTING Replace traditional light bulbs with energy saving globes which use 75% less energy and save $9 each per year Turn off lights when not in the room and use sensors for outside lights Replace energy hungry halogen down-lights with energy efficient LED or CFL down-lights Install skylights to let natural light brighten up dark areas of your house HEATING […]
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Younger children are most at risk of being bitten by animals, as they have limited understanding of animal behaviour and are more likely to aggravate or intimidate animals. Safety tips for animals and pets include: Teach children how to behave toward animals. Check with the owner if it is OK to pat the animal.   Safety tips for dogs: Ensure […]
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