Cars are expensive – we all know that. You have to take into account not just the purchase price but the other costs too – tax, insurance, fuel, MOT. Then there are the running repairs that all cars need now and then – new tyres, brakes, wipers and so on.…

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As much as I would like to avoid it, I am almost always driving during peak times – dropping the kids off to school at 9am and collecting at 3.30pm, and often driving to and from after school clubs at around 5/5.30pm when the traffic is heavy again.  Sitting in…

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Photo Credit: ClearFrost via Compfight cc We, like many others, are a 2 car family, and while most of the time they are just vessels for transporting children to clubs, doing the shopping and getting to work, sometimes they need a little bit of TLC. My car went in for…

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When you have 3 children, a large car is a must have. There needs to be enough room for 3 car seats in the back, plenty of boot space for all the luggage that children seem to travel with, and comfortable seating for the grown ups too. We were recently…

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Every time that you get behind the wheel with kids in the back there are some safety precautions that you take as part of your routine, probably without ever thinking about them. Checking that children are strapped in behind seat belts, or in the appropriate booster seats, becomes second nature…

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