Posts Tagged ‘ parenting ’

The Pepperific Life

April 12, 2014

The Pepperific Life is a blog by Pepper Tan about single motherhood. In her blog, Pepper discusses the highs and lows about being a single mom. Her blog is peppered with advice about dating, raising a child and helpful household DIYs. Pepper’s blog,, was voted as the Top 25 Single Mom’s of 2013. Her […]

The Myth of the Work Life Balance

May 27, 2012

Isn’t balancing work and life tough? I mean really! Even if you feel like you have the greatest balanced life possible – sometimes it just gets to be too much. You know what I mean? Let’s break this down: there are 24 hours in a day. 7 days in a week. That’s 168 hours per […]

Managing Pressure for Work-Life Balance

April 27, 2012

  Women have to face all types of pressures in life. Whether these pressures are related to the family life or work, they need to be dealt with and managed in the appropriate way. There needs to be a balance between these two aspects of life and here’s some tips on how every woman can […]

Work-Life Balance

March 27, 2012

Work-life balance is a phrase some may call a cliché while others might ask ‘What’s the big deal?’ about it. As a concept it is indeed a big-deal, otherwise it wouldn’t have been spoken of for so many years and gained an ever-increasing number of proponents. The beauty of determining a ‘work-life’ balance is that […]

Women could potentially have an “unlimited” number of eggs

February 29, 2012

From The British Science Association – Science News Digest   In the science news this week, women could potentially have an “unlimited” number of eggs, physicists claims of neutrinos travelling faster than light could be down to faulty wiring, the Mayan civilisation may have been killed off by low rainfall, and finally… a monkey that can control […]

How to Stop Your Teen from Procrastinating

February 27, 2012
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Teen specialist Vanessa Van Petten, author and creator of discusses  information on how to parent your procrastinating children or teens.

Self-Esteem Exercises for your Chidren

February 27, 2012
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      Dear Parent: Do you worry about your kid’s low self-esteem? Self-esteem exercises are a terrific way to help your kids enhance their confidence and thoughts of self-worth. Negative self-esteem is really a terrible handicap to your children, you need to turn it into a priority to change and then improve those feelings […]

Genetic inheritance in some children makes them particularly sensitive to parenting style

October 12, 2011

Raising a family Parenting style seems to affect some children in a family more than others. Now scientists have shown that is in due in part to the inheritance of a gene called 5-HTT. This gene come is two versions, the short and long version and is involved in the serotonin pathway, the so-called feel […]

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