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12+ Mums share stuck at home schedule for school & play

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Today we are looking forward to the unknown.  What will the next few days, weeks…even months hold for our families?

Your school may have already closed or be on the list to close soon. Kids are home.  Everyone may be home.  Yet life doesn’t stop… In fact, it just got a whole more complicated!

The crazy thing is I feel like I might have been training for this!  When my oldest was in Kindergarten, we chose a 1/2 school & 1/2 homeschool model that all three of my boys have participated in for going on 14 years.

I work from home.  My husband works with me…from home …

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Experts’ tips on surviving – even enjoying – life under lockdown

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One of the nastier aspects of the pandemic is that it turns your friends and all that you do to show them affection – hug and kiss; share meals and drinks – into a deadly threat. And yet, in this appalling moment, we need our friends more than ever, and it is probably true that our immune systems do, too. Isolation is bad for a species addicted to social intercourse.

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Self-isolation entertainment guide: the best movies, games, podcasts and more

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We’re quickly running out of fun things to do as coronavirus keeps the world stuck indoors for an indefinite amount of time. You’re cooped up and bored, and so are we.

The good news is that there’s plenty of entertaining or productive stuff you can do to distract yourself from the surreal situation we’re all finding ourselves in.

We’ve created a indoors-focused things to do list, featuring the best games to play, movies and TV shows to watch, ebooks to read and podcasts to listen to, from the latest releases to classics you may have missed.

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How to make the most of your time travelling to learn a language

While it is not impossible to learn a language from home, the best and easiest way is to learn a language while travelling. If you have the opportunity to go to the country of the language you want to speak, whether you are there for a few weeks or a few years, you can definitely improve your language abilities vastly, particularly your speaking abilities. After all, you are in a place full of people who possess the skill you want!

Here’s how to make sure you learn a language while travelling, get past the language barrier and make the most of your time abroad.

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Dear Girls, Take That Pending Trip With Your Girlfriends

A few days ago, I was reading a travel magazine, where I came across an article which said ‘Trip with girlfriends is in trend these days.’ Now if this is a trend then I would urge everyone to follow it! Honestly, I don’t know about trends, but a trip with your girlfriends shall turn out to be the best decision, that I can vouch for. At least my experience has been the best one and I totally wish many more to happen!

Trust me when I say, going on a vacation with girlfriends is so much more than just simply having fun, they offer huge benefits. And it’s not just me but also medical science says that a trip with your girlfriends has humungous health benefits!

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5 WAYS TO DEAL WITH POST TRAVEL DEPRESSION

A few weeks leading up to our return to the Philippines, both of us were constantly on the verge of panic, hysteria or tears or a combination of all of the above. It seemed like there was a huge dark cloud hovering over us while we were in Bali, Indonesia – our last country on this trip. Every adventure, every view, every butt-numbing bus ride, every bite of nasi goreng needed to be savored and relished. We spent those last few weeks like we were about to be guillotined to death.

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5 Steps to booking a cheap flight online

Booking a flight can be one of the most stressful parts about travel! Airfare is expensive and, with variation in prices, we often worry that if we buy right now, prices could drop and we’d be the person who paid the most money for the flight. “Maybe if I wait just a little longer, prices will drop,” we say to ourselves.

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Solo travel Australia, a girl’s guide

A lot of people, especially women, are terrified of travelling solo. Or their parents are terrified of them! Readers always ask me how I do it, am I not scared of being a solo female traveller? How do I deal with the loneliness? How do I deal with language barriers?

What I usually tell people is to try an easy, English-speaking location, even somewhere that you’re familiar with, for that first solo trip. It means that you’ll be a bit more experienced by the time you get to the countries where you have complete culture shock and a language barrier to deal with.

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Ways to stay calm, fear-free on a flight

Some people are so afraid of flying, they won’t even consider traveling or stepping foot in an airport, let alone get on a plane. But there are even more people who will fly to travel, but experience intense stress and anxiety during a flight.

Often times, people who experience this stress and anxiety will turn to alcohol and/or prescriptions to get through their flight. However, there are some healthier ways to calm down, relax and perhaps even enjoy your flight.

Avoid caffeine

As much as you may love coffee, avoid any caffeinated beverages before and during your flight….

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A solo traveller’s guide to Melbourne

Arriving in a new city can be exhilarating and a little daunting at the same time, even for seasoned solo travellers. But as instinct and experience take hold, you know that each new place brings with it a unique culture and an altered perspective. Notorious for its arty vibe and widespread adoration of coffee, Melbourne is a great place for a solo traveller to delve deeper into culture and music. As well as some great coffee.

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