These Amazon Prime Day Toy Deals Will Save You Hundreds On Holiday Shopping

It’s hard to beat that moment when your kid receives a new toy that brings a smile of joy to her face. And of course all those ensuing moments when she loves playing with said new toy are also pretty great.

For kids, playtime is also serious stuff. It’s through play activities that children hone fine motor skills, develop creativity and imagination, improve critical thinking abilities, and learn how better to relate to peers. So buying the best toys for your kids isn’t mere child’s play. And it’s not cheap, either, provided you want to get high quality toys for your kids.

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During Amazon’s two-day Prime Day sales blitz, you can score huge deals on some of the best toys out there, so whether you’re looking for a new way to

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Mum’s genius ‘four-gift rule’ is praised by hundreds of parents online


By Carina Stathis For Daily Mail Australia

05:40 08 Oct 2020, updated 05:40 08 Oct 2020

  • A savvy mum has shared her ‘four-gift rule’ she uses with her daughter  
  • Jypsie asks what she wants and needs, along with something to wear and read
  • This ensures the kids aren’t spoilt and allows parents to budget easily  
  • The clever idea was praised by hundreds of other mums on Facebook  

A clever Australian mum has shared the genius gift-giving trick she uses when celebrating birthdays.

Mum Jypsie said she uses the ‘four-gift rule’ with her daughter, and asks her to consider something she wants and need, along with something to wear and read.

‘My daughter turns fives this month, we stick to the four-gift rule in our house. It might not be much in some people’s eyes but it’s all she wanted and expressed interest in over the last few weeks along with

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Why Did Hundreds of Thousands of Women Drop Out of the Workforce?

— Stefania Albanesi, an economics professor at the University of Pittsburgh


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The September jobs numbers, released by the Labor Department on Friday, confirmed what economists and experts had feared: The recession unleashed by the pandemic is sidelining hundreds of thousands of women and wiping out the hard-fought gains they made in the workplace over the past few years.

While the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 7.9 percent in September, far below the record high of nearly 15 percent in April, a large part of that drop was driven not so much by economic growth — though there were some job gains — but by hundreds of thousands of people leaving

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Midwife feels pressure after hundreds of pregnant women get in touch

Midwife Marley Hall has been helping pregnant women over social media. (SWNS)
Midwife Marley Hall has been helping pregnant women over social media. (SWNS)

A midwife has said she has been “inundated” with private messages from pregnant women unable to get in-person support during the coronavirus pandemic.

Restrictions due to COVID-19 has led to the cancellation of some face-to-face maternity appointments, which has led to Marley Hall, 39, receiving social media requests from women who have questions about their pregnancies.

The NHS and private midwife said that one request came from a 12-year-old girl who thought she was pregnant and was unable to get support.

She estimates that she receives around 300 messages each week – a tenfold increase – since lockdown began.

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Hall spends a significant amount of time replying to the queries, with women confiding in her that they simply don’t know where to turn for advice.

She’s calling

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