Religious People

Research reveals students in more religious countries perform worse in science and mathematics

Research, published this week in the academic journal Intelligence, suggests that more religious countries have a lower educational performance in science and mathematics.  Furthermore, levels of national development and time spent on religious education played a role in students’ attainment. The research was led by Gijsbert Stoet, Professor of Psychology at Leeds Beckett, alongside David Geary, Curators’ […]

Mums in Science Baby

Building Boxes, Building Futures

A new Baby Box programme has launched in the North of the UK for the very first time. Cheshire and Merseyside Women’s & Children’s Services Partnership, ‘Improving Me’, is set to roll out to new mums across multiple boroughs and NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups. Soon they will be issuing 30,000 Baby Boxes to pregnant women, beginning in Halton. Primarily, The […]

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…)

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 […]