The benefits of having friends who aren’t ‘just like us’

Over 60 years of research - from North America to Europe, Asia, Africa and Australasia - suggests that contact between groups is a powerful means of improving relations. In many...

Good Inspiring Organizations Making a Differnce

Community Support Asha India – they work to improve slum conditions in India through various methods including educating community members about their rights to safe water and sanitation and training groups...

The Child Whisperer | diary of a bewildered mother

When we stop for a moment to try and understand our children and their unique needs, we can communicate better with them and get frustrated less frequently. I learned...

How Important Grandparents Are to Children

This is a First in a Ongoing Series on How Important Grandparents Are to Children With falling fertility and the demographic ageing of Western industrialized societies, family networks are changing...

Thanks, anti-vaxxers: Measles is on the rise in Europe

And yet, despite having a cheap way to prevent one of the most infectious diseases in the world, most countries in Europe still haven’t met the target goal for...

Positive Things to Say to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher...

How Teachers Influence Our Children

This is the beginning of an ongoing series About How Teachers Influence Our Children I was thinking about what are the characteristics of a good teacher and how can I...

No Children Because of Climate Change? Some People Are Considering It

Add this to the list of decisions affected by climate change: Should I have children? READ MORE HERE

How to Raise a Confident Child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child. Carl Pickhardt , a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books , told Business Insider that a...