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Tips to Encourage Your Child to Play an Instrument

It’s going to happen eventually. Whether your child’s school asks them to play an instrument as part of their education or your child naturally gravitates towards music, it’s something you’ll have to deal with. Playing an instrument well takes time and effort and most kids don’t have that. They would much rather be playing with their friends than studying in any kind of form. So, how do you encourage a child to play an instrument and enjoy it? Flickr Choose Wisely If your child has the choice of instrument, instead of the school just placing something in their hands, choose wisely. It may be cool to play the drums, but your child may be much better suited to the keyboard or piano. Let your children…
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How Does Your Garden Grow? Simple Ways To Make Your Backyard More Productive

Contributed Post There’s absolutely nothing wrong with having a garden where you can chill out, watch the world go by, and enjoy the fresh air, but what if your garden could give you more? If you’re a fan of organic produce and you like to spend time in the backyard, why not use your passion for gardening to save you money at the store and make your garden more productive? If you’re keen to try your hand at growing fruit and vegetables, here are some simple steps you can take. Image credit https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Well_kept_vegetable_patch_-_geograph.org.uk_-_1334223.jpg Planning your patch Before you get carried away and start buying seeds, you need to think about the space you have available. Where are you going to create your new vegetable patch…
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Don’t Get Spaced Out – Home Build A Bigger Business

Thanks to blueridgeselfstorage.com If you run a home-based business you may find that space is often at a high premium.  Whether it is extra storage solutions, room to add a new desk or two as your business develops or a place to meet with clients that reflects a professional image – as your home business grows you might start finding yourself considering more professional premises. Renting professional office space can be expensive however and if you have chosen a home-based business for the convenience of being at home this can seem like a betrayal of your core business values. However there is another option for you to get all the space you need and grow the value of the company and your property.   If…
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Are You Willing to Stand Up for Yourself at Work?

Are you the kind of person that lets other people walk all over you? If that’s the case, you should change things. When you’re willing to stand up for yourself in the workplace, you can go further and get more out of your career. You will limit your own potential if you’re not willing to stand up for yourself and get what you feel you deserve. Too many people are simply not willing to stand up for themselves in the workplace. If you want to make sure that you’re no longer one of those people, there are some things that you need to start doing as soon as possible. Here are eight things you should know and do if you want to start standing up…
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Is Your Garden Ready For Summer?

Contributed Post Spring is officially here, and for gardeners that means that it’s time to start thinking about summer already. If you are a keen gardener, you will be aware that you need to start planning for the next season pretty early, as that is the only way that you can ensure a successful garden come summer. Actually, there are a number of different things that you might need to do in order to get there, and it is well worth looking into what they all are. In this article, we are going to take you through just some of them, so that you can start to work on your garden as soon as possible and get it ready for the coming months. Let’s take…
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