5 Toys Kids Love Right Now

5 Toys Kids Love Right Now Need to buy a gift for a child in your life or are looking to start your birthday or seasonal shopping early but have no idea where to start? Fads are constantly changing and kids tend to have short attention spans, so keeping up with what they are into… Read More

This Floating School in Bangladesh Is Giving Girls Access To Education

I have friends who spent part of their education sailing around the world. They learned about other cultures, traveled to different countries, and gained knowledge far from the standard curriculum of most educations. In my experience, I have known this type of education as a privilege reserved for those that can afford the high cost… Read More

‘Cool Kids’ Can Go On To Become Losers In Later Life, Study Finds

Popular Children Can Be More Likely To Experience Problems As Adults Being the “cool kid” might seem ideal at school but it can land you in difficulties later on in life, according to a new study. The work, “Whatever Happened to the Cool Kids?”, was published in the journal Child Development by researchers at the… Read More

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 But this debate isn’t about fertility so much as an outdated social conservatism”   ere is an assertion with which you will be familiar.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