Entries Posted in"Education"

What is Best: Electronic or Manual Pumps?

Published November 22, 2014

Picking out a good breast pump can be a real task. There are lots of questions to consider and contemplate such as: what will last the longest? What will the baby like? What will be the most comfortable? All of these are good questions, and can be answered with a little bit of research. First off, the big different between electronic and manual pumps is just that: one works electronically while the other one requires you to do the pumping. Lots of mothers complain about the manual pumps and say that they are hard work – which they are. Mothers […]

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Breast Feeding: Good for the Baby, and You!

Published November 22, 2014

Breast feeding is a big deal when raising an infant, but it can be a real task. Some mother’s don’t agree with breast feeding while others fully believe in it and do it avidly for all of their children in the infant stage. Whether you believe in it or not, there are proven benefits that breast feeding can have. These benefits aren’t just for the baby however, even though the baby has a number of nutritional benefits he/she can get from breast feeding, but the mother can benefit from it as well! This is the part that a lot of […]

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Safe Traveling Tips For Your Baby

Published November 22, 2014

A lot of parents reach vast problems when it comes to traveling with a baby. Just because you have an infant to take care of doesn’t mean you must cancel all of your plans. I know several mothers who think that just because they have a 5-month-old to take care of means that they can’t go anywhere – this is not the case. However, there lots of dos and don’ts when it comes to traveling with a baby. Here are some easy steps you can follow to ensure safety for your baby, and a stress-free trip for the baby’s parents. […]

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All You Need To Know About Crib Death

Published November 22, 2014

One of the biggest fears, or perhaps THE biggest fear of raising an infant is the possibility of crib death. Crib death, also known as sudden infant death syndrome (or SIDS for short), is when an infant who is under one year old dies during sleep without any implication as to what could have caused it. Most of the time this is completely unavoidable, but other times it could be a case that can be controlled by the infant’s parents; things like the baby’s crib, for instance, can be modified to prevent SIDS. Some moms and dads might say SIDS […]

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The Positive Side Of Schools Uniforms

Published August 12, 2014

There is often a debate about whether school uniforms are a good idea or not, and there are positives ad negatives to both sides of the argument. School uniforms can be quite costly to buy which can be very off putting to new students and seen as an unnecessary extra expense. On the positive side it can mean that students arrive to school looking smart, and will not be discriminated against due to the clothes they can afford to wear. having a compulsory school uniform can also prevent anxiety in people who are worried if they will fit in with […]

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Common Dress Codes For Schools

Published August 12, 2014

  It is important to remember when you study at school, that it is not only grades which are important but also overall behaviour and self presentation. Quite often lecturers and tutors from school will write your reference, either to enable you to get into higher education or to enter the job market. Although your grades are important, when writing references tutors also provide a reference about you personally. The best way to get a good reference, aside from studying very hard, is to have a smart tidy appearance. Tutors are not expecting you to turn up to lectures in […]

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School Rankings are important…Here’s why

Published May 26, 2014

There are advantages to studying at top ranking schools and these range from having more research opportunities, having better facilities, a higher standard of teaching and an increased chance of being selected at job interviews. Higher ranking schools have received that rank as they are seen as offering high quality courses, producing graduates of an excellent calibre which is recognised by potential employers. It gives you a head start in the career market, allowing you to network with prestigious colleagues within the field you are hoping to work. That being said a high ranking University only works if you are […]

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Your Accounting Degree Doesn’t Stop After Graduation

Published April 29, 2014

So you have graduated with your accounting degree and for the briefest moment there is that lovely feeling when you think you may not need to pick up a book again! Unfortunately this is not the case, as a professional you need to keep abreast of the competition, changes in legislation and tax regulations. Most states require some type of continuing education and it is important to keep your portfolio up to date if you wish to make advancements in your career. If you don’t continue your education your license might be revoked which means that you will not be […]

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Join the Army and Pay Off Your Student Loans

Published April 17, 2014

The army can lead you to a prosperous career in your field and student loans may be written off if you choose this career path. You must have your student loan prior to entering the army to benefit from this scheme. This is a fantastic incentive for new graduates and there is a lot of potential to rise up the career ladder, for instance the majority of officers hold a degree. Military student loan forgiveness and discharge program are a great way for new graduates to wipe out their student loans. The Public service loan forgiveness program allows members of […]

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Giving your college-bound child a credit card might not be a bad idea

Published April 17, 2014

Credit cards are the fastest way to build a good credit rating and can also help your child to take responsibility for their finances. The most important thing to stress to your child is that they must keep up with repayments and not to borrow more than they can afford to repay. Having a healthy attitude to money can prepare your child for the adult world and hold them in good stead through their adult life. Having financial responsibility also prepares them for when they reach the workforce and have to juggle household bills and living expenses. Quite often creditors […]

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