Homework: What, Whys & Woes
Simple tips to help you set your child up for success by dealing with homework appropriately.
Morning Mayhem to Morning Raga
Weekday mornings are not something we look forward to. Most of us will be familiar with the perennial problems of rousing dawdling kids who can test the patience of a saint! The morning rush of showering, making breakfast, fixing lunch boxes, squeezing in your own morning cup of coffee, making sure homework is done and bags are packed, getting them on the school bus in time and ensuring you are ready as well, can leave anyone drained by 8 am! No wonder that by the time you get to office, you feel like you have been put through the wringer.
All of us experience change on a day to day basis. This change maybe short term - for example, with regard to routines or certain activities that we may or may not do. There could also be more long-term and life defining changes such as getting married, moving to a new country, changing jobs, even losing someone to death. Accepting and accommodating to change is not easy for most of us. This article explores ways to make transitions smoother for you...
Learn Something New
Did you think that ‘learning' was something you left behind you once you left college? On the contrary, learning is something that you can do all your life, and yes, it is something that you might do even if you don't HAVE to! This does not mean poring over text books (although that may be involved) but any kind of activity where you gain a skill or knowledge, whether physical or mental, work-related or personal.
The Battle for Daytime Sleep
Getting adequate sleep is most essential to maintaining good health, both, mentally as well as physically. And getting enough quality sleep is one of the most serious challenges that shift workers face. The fact is that daytime sleep tends to be of shorter duration than normal night sleep, it is often less restful and it is more prone to interruption. Here is what you can do about it.