Category Archives: General Topics

Articles about general topics for children and parents.

Make money from home: 6 legitimate work-from-home job opportunities

lady working from homeIn today’s wired and networked society, the face of employment is fast changing. Gone are the days when the word ‘job’ brings to mind a 9-5 shift in an office cubicle. With the immense range of connectivity offered by the internet, many people are turning to online jobs that they can do from home. Continue reading Make money from home: 6 legitimate work-from-home job opportunities

Are we helicopter parents? Or should we be?

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Some parents, like helicopters, hover over their children, supervising and overseeing their life. The term ‘helicopter parent’ (also called a ‘cosseting parent’ or a ‘cosseter’) refers to a parent who is extremely and closely attentive to a child’s problems and experiences, particularly at school and college. Continue reading Are we helicopter parents? Or should we be?

Lessons we can learn from a butterfly

butterfly and cocoonLife is about continuous learning. We can learn from all creatures big and small in the universe.

The butterfly has long been recognized as a symbol for transformation, which is defined as a thorough change in the form of appearance or character, usually for the better. Continue reading Lessons we can learn from a butterfly

How long will you live? Take this simple test to predict longevity

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We are all interested in knowing how long we will live. Of course, accidents and illnesses can happen anytime, but barring all those unexpected events, well, how many years are you going to live? Continue reading How long will you live? Take this simple test to predict longevity

Can your child be a genius?

Can your child be a genius
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Yes, you read it right. The question is, ‘can your child be a genius?’

The simple answer to this question is ‘yes’.

The 21st century discoveries about the human brain and its functioning have revealed the astounding fact that human abilities are not fixed at birth. Continue reading Can your child be a genius?

Medical Facts Every Lay Person Should Know

Medical facts every lay person should know.

What is normal temperature? Blood pressure? Normal resting pulse? We talk so much about these issues but many of us do not know the answer to these questions. Let us look at some basic medical facts that all laypeople should know. Continue reading Medical Facts Every Lay Person Should Know

Learning Disabilities In Children

stresses boy studyingDoes your child find school life difficult? Does he or she struggle with reading, writing or arithmetic?

Studies show that around 30% of all children of school going age are physically, emotionally, or psychologically handicapped so much so that they perform very poorly in academic matters. Continue reading Learning Disabilities In Children

What food should I eat? The healthy eating plate

Family eating mealWhat food should I eat, to be healthy? What food items should I avoid? These are questions that are very relevant today, since lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are on the rise in the modern society. Let us take a look at what kind of food we should eat, to be healthy and to maintain a healthy weight. Continue reading What food should I eat? The healthy eating plate

10 spectacular must-see spots around the world

These awe-inspiring phenomena and amazing nature-spots are a must-see for any nature or adventure lover, which includes most of us. Just look at them, and see how mind-blowing and charming they are! It is well worth booking a ticket to a few of them at least, to realize how truly magnificent nature is.

1. Northern Lights

Northern Lights
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6 ways you are wasting your money, and how to avoid it

Money savvy mum
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Wasting Money : Money has no value unless you spend it. Agreed. But can you ever justify wasting your hard-earned cash on things that are absolutely worthless? Or can you let people just cheat you out of your hard-earned money? Continue reading 6 ways you are wasting your money, and how to avoid it