The Pepperific Life

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, pepperrific.com, was voted as the Top 25 Single Mom’s of 2013. Her […]

How Your Body Solves The Problem of Pregnancy

‘Do you know the challenge your immune system has to overcome during pregnancy? Do you want to know how your baby is under constant threat from your immune system? Do you want to find out how truly amazing your immune system really is? Then look no further! This short book begins by explaining the problem […]

The Importance of Play in a Child’s Life

It�s true that education is like a building block for a child�s future. All parents dream for a better career for their child�s life. Everybody wants their child to be doctor, engineer and wants to see them in high posts. In this cut throat competition children get pressurize with their activities to the extent that […]

Allergy in a Nut Shell

Although allergy to food is a common problem and affects about 1 in 10 infants in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, there is still quite a bit of confusion about what the term allergy means, how we get allergic to food and what we can do to prevent it occurring. The aim […]

10 Most Innovative Ways to Pay Teachers

With merit pay for teachers surging through political debates these days, detractors to the whole system might prefer keeping alternative methods of making sure teachers receive adequate compensation in mind. Some schools, cities, and states — even enterprising individuals — believe these strategies will address the issues associated with both the current system and the […]

25 Female STEM Superheroes of Today

MUNICH, GERMANY - JUNE 29:  (L-R) Botswanian M...

MUNICH, GERMANY - JUNE 29: (L-R) Botswanian Minister of Communications, Science and Technology Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, Malaysian Minister of Women, Family, and Community Development Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, German Labour and Social Affairs Minister Ursula von der Leyen and publisher Hubert Burda attend the Digital Life Design women conference (DLDwomen) at Bavarian National Museum on June 29, 2011 in Munich, Germany. The conference features discussions, case studies and lectures and brings together an extraordinary group of international high-profile speakers and more than 500 participants from business, media, technology, society, health, education, politics and science. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)

There are so many women working in STEM fields right now who are living role models and can be superheroes for young girls today, if only they knew of their existence (more…)

Buy Shoes and Help the World

Everyone wants to make a difference, but with time and financial constraints its hard to know where to start.  Now you can help just by shopping.  Buy shopping using the TOMS One for One campaign every time you buy a pair of shoes, a child in a country such as Argentina, Peru, Ethiopia or Uganda. When you […]

The Myth of the Work Life Balance

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 […]

Millennia2015 – UNESCO International Conference

Paris, UNESCO Headquarters Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 December 2012 Benefiting from the patronage of the UNESCO, the international conference Millennia2015, “An action plan for women’s empowerment” is organized to present the results of the foresight exercise started in 2008. Millennia2015 “Women actors of development for the global challenges” has been launched by The Destree Institute and […]

Teenagers’ IQs – New Research Proves Surprising

Teenagers’ IQs can go up as well as down, researchers at the Welcome Trust have found.  Those of us with teens will know that they need a great deal of support during these crucial years – we’re not just a taxi service and personal chefs, but educators and counsellors too. But now there’s even more […]

Anger Management for Teen Children

The teenage years are crucial in the growth of children. Unfortunately these are the years where children experience some of their most challenging encounters. This particular period in a child’s life can take them down many paths, some of them not so pleasant. Teen children who are forced to deal with upsetting circumstances often lash […]