Single Parent Ways

  I was one parent for the first four years of my son’s life. Currently, there are two sorts of single folks: people who are co-parenting with a non-resident parent and those who are simply raising their children alone. I used to be in this latter category and you know what? I liked it. Of […]

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 […]

Real Life Maths – STEM Ambassadors

 

To help encourage more girls to study and enjoy maths, STEMNET sought out six diverse and inspirational women, who are STEM Ambassadors, to talk about the importance that maths plays in their role on an everyday basis.  Their stories are intended to engage young people’s interest, motivate their future development and develop excitement about the diversity of future career opportunities available through the application of maths. (more…)

Ofsted agrees on need to drive gender balance in physics

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In response to the publication of Ofsted’s Maintaining curiosity: A survey into science education in schools, the Institute of Physics (IOP) has issued a supportive response.

Professor Peter Main, Director of Education and Science at IOP, said, “We welcome this wide-ranging and compelling report and are particularly pleased to see Ofsted giving greater emphasis to the importance of schools addressing gender imbalances in progression to further study. (more…)

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Co Sleeper Added Benefits

Co sleepers get a lot through the whole experience relating to having their babies in the bed with them; nevertheless, there are still basic questions of safety you will need to take into account. Almost all new moms are generally concerned in the first couple of months of their newborn’s life, and those times are […]

The Teen Eating Disorder Defense Mechanism

Adolescence can be a very stressful time when people begin gaining independence and discovering who they are. The teen years are when people establish new friendships and also when they find that their body has begun to develop. When a person enters puberty, it can be a very stressful, confusing and frightening period. A lucky […]