Tag: school

Why cramming for exams isn't the best idea

Why cramming the night before an exam rarely works

The date for an important exam is looming. You know you have to study for it. Suddenly, it’s the evening before the dreaded date, and you feel like you haven’t studied enough,…

There's nothing wrong with being average

There’s nothing average about being average

How many of us have sat through assemblies where the announcement is made at the beginning: please hold your applause until the end because there are so many awards! Well, there might…

Understanding the teenage brain

Neuroscience is unlocking the mysteries of the teen brain

How would you describe an average teenager? For most people, the following characteristics might come to mind: moody, impulsive, risk taking, likely to succumb to peer pressure. by Lucy Foulkes, University of…

3 strategies to help kids develop critical thinking skills

Critical thinking skills for kids are considered crucial for problem solving and effective decision making. In fact, critical thinking may be the most important skill our kids can develop. It’s not enough…

Mumlyfe shares useful stories to help you raise nice kids and feel good about yourself too.