Older Siblings Have Higher IQs

“Huge study suggests first-borns are that little bit smarter” Sibling rivalry can be a scourge for many families. But now new research has poured fuel on the fire by revealing that older siblings have higher IQs. However, whilst first-borns are technically smarter – they aren’t ahead by much. The study found that whilst older siblings have… Read More

Why Aren’t Men In Their 30s Pressured To Have Kids? The Answer Isn’t Biological …

“Over the weekend women in their 20s were again under pressure to conceive. But this debate isn’t about fertility so much as an outdated social conservatism”   ere is an assertion with which you will be familiar. After 30, women’s fertility falls drastically. Their chances of conceiving naturally plummet, and they are left relying on… Read More

School Summer Holidays Reduced To Just Four Weeks

So… here we all are. Six (or maybe even seven) glorious long weeks of school summer holidays. It’s what we all look forward to – isn’t it? Not according to some parents who asked their kids’ schools to reduce the long summer break to just four weeks. And to their surprise, the schools agreed. Two… Read More

The Waris Dirie Story

My family was a tribe of herdsmen in the Somalian desert. And as a child, the freedom I had to experience nature’s sights, sounds and smells was pure joy. We watched lions baking in the sun. We ran with giraffes, zebras and foxes. We chased hyraxes—rabbit-size animals—through the sand. I was so happy. Gradually, those… Read More

Sugary Foods Leave UK Children Facing Tooth Decay ‘Crisis’

“Senior dental surgeon calls for cigarette packet-style health warnings on packaging of sweets and fizzy drinks” British children face a tooth decay “crisis” with huge numbers needing to have teeth removed under general anaesthetic, according to a senior dental surgeon. Professor Nigel Hunt, dean of the Royal College of Surgeons’ dental faculty, also called for… Read More

SYRIA CAMPAIGN FILM

  “Warning: You will not be able to forget this 90-second video… No one-second-a-day video you’ve ever seen, or are likely to see, will have the impact of this ad…” After three years of conflict in Syria, international attention about the issue had waned. The devastating humanitarian crisis engulfing Syria’s children was being ignored. Save… Read More