RareCareUK, Euroscicon, and Cancer Care Parcel in Partnership

Yesterday Euroscicon Ltd facilitated a partnership between RareCareUK  and Cancer Care Parcel. Rare Care UK is a newly formed initiative to supply care for Rare Diseases when it can’t be found through standard channels. The Charity Chair – Charlene Blake met with staff at Cancer Care Parcel yesterday to set up a collaboration which will enable Rare Care UK to reach its aims much […]

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All About Baby Highchairs

Baby highchairs are not necessary for your child if s/he is under six months of age. Although some companies make them so they recline for infants, they are not necessary until your child is able to sit up. The choice is yours Highchairs currently come with all kinds of features that are really more for […]

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STEM for all

So I think everyone saw the response from so many of the science world to the ill advised comments made by Tim Hunt and Shrinivas Kulkarni on  #distractinglysexy #girlswithtoys, to remind the world that science is not gender exclusive. Science is Universal. It all comes back to gender stereotypes. Negative comments, playing to stereotypes, however harmless […]

Eating Us Up Inside: Confronting Eating Disorders in Our Kids by Gemma Dobson

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It seems that in this day and age our kids are under more pressure than ever before; although critics may argue that children and adolescents have always faced various pressures, but they change with each generation. Well before university our kids must make a life-changing decision about which career path to follow, be it academic or trade-related. Then comes the post-school world and its myriad responsibilities which many teens worry about beforehand. Couple this with peer pressure, holding down a part-time job, maintaining various relationships, achieving satisfactory grades and having little time to truly reflect and develop this transformational time of life, there is little wonder amidst the chaos that some kids get a little stressed out. While we face many similar obstacles in the adult world, we continue to place strident boundaries between our universes, increasing the pressure as well as our inability to connect and understand. But in order to truly be there for our kids, especially those facing mental and emotional struggles such as eating disorders, we must remove this barrier and open our hearts and minds to help them with this often devastating issue. (more…)

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…)

Ensure Your Children’s Safety in the Summer Sun

During the summer months, it’s important to be vigilant when it comes to staying safe in the summer sun, particularly if you have young children as those who are the most vulnerable to the summer heat and sun are the elderly and small children. It only takes a few serious sunburns for a child to […]

How Your Body Solves The Problem of Pregnancy

[amazon_enhanced asin=”B00B4G5MNO” /] ‘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 […]

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 […]