Book Reviews, Growing Up

Beautiful Creatures Novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl * Book Review

Do you remember The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare where a normal teenager gets mixed up with creatures like faeries and werewolves and angels? Or Ink Exchange from Melissa Marr dealing with faeries and tattoos? Or maybe the Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy? Well, there is this book about a teenage girl just turning 16, moving… Continue reading Beautiful Creatures Novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl * Book Review

Growing Up, Psychology

What does an IQ of less than 105 mean for your child

I've added an article a while back about IQ (Coeficientul de inteligenta - IQ (Romanian)) and another one about EQ (INTELIGENTA EMOTIONALA (Romanian)) (both in Romanian unfortunately for those of you who speak only English 🙂 IQ stands for intelligence quotient. Supposedly, it is a score that tells one how “bright” a person is compared to… Continue reading What does an IQ of less than 105 mean for your child

Growing Up

Housecleaning Shortcuts that Slash your Time

Now that Spring Clean is on the menu, we can have a look at different methods and options to shorten your cleaning time. Sometimes it seems like housecleaning is a never-ending, time-consuming chore. Just when we thought we had a day or two off from work, then we have to spend our free time cleaning… Continue reading Housecleaning Shortcuts that Slash your Time

Growing Up

Kick your Pack Rat Tendencies to the Curb

Most people who define themselves as a packrat usually hate to get rid of their belongings because they might need it down the road. The main problem for a pack rat is what to do with all the stuff he or she accumulates. Being a good organizer does not necessarily mean you have to get… Continue reading Kick your Pack Rat Tendencies to the Curb

Growing Up

George Orwell’s 1984 is now a massive hit in the book stores again.

Funny how a book about a dystopian society where the state controls how people should feel and think is hitting the book stores following Donald Trump's election to the White House seat. Sales: As of Friday, the best-selling book on Amazon. Since Donald Trump's inauguration, sales have increased by 9,500%, according to American publishers Signet… Continue reading George Orwell’s 1984 is now a massive hit in the book stores again.

Growing Up

The inaugural speech of John F Kennedy

On January 20, 1961, President John F. Kennedy delivered his inaugural address in which he announced that "we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and success of liberty." Being interested in this after the Stephen King * 11/22/63 Book review, I decided… Continue reading The inaugural speech of John F Kennedy