Mixlab raises $20M to provide purrfect pharmacy experience for pet parents – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 8 minutes Pet pharmacy Mixlab has developed a digital platform enabling veterinarians to prescribe medications and have them delivered — sometimes on the same day — to pet parents. The New York-based company raised a $20 million Series A in a round of funding led by Sonoma Brands and including Global Founders Capital, Monogram Capital, Lakehouse Ventures … Read more

University of Auckland: Devices distract parents

Reading Time: 7 minutes Research from the University of Auckland’s School of Psychology, found that receiving audible notifications on phones could be more distracting for parents than talking on the phone, sending texts or checking their messages. Parents who frequently received audible notifications tended to become more directive towards their child. What is most interesting about our findings is … Read more

7 Common Mistakes Made by Parents Regarding Their Child’s Career

Reading Time: 11 minutes The selection of the perfect career option is crucial for every child since their future lies in this big decision. Everyone dreams of a successful career. Some decide their career on their own, some listen to their teachers, or some go for career counselling services. But most of the children are guided by their parents. … Read more

School Reviews – Parent’s Tool – Education Charter International

Reading Time: 5 minutes School reviews are a powerful tool for parents, guardians, teachers, students, and caregivers who have had recent experiences with a school to share the strengths and weaknesses they have observed. Reviews work as valuable insight for other parents to look beyond the image presented by the school. It is the best way to evaluate the … Read more

Why Parents Must Watch This Documentary Before Sending Kids to Kota for Coaching

Reading Time: 21 minutes About 10 and a half minutes into freelance filmmaker Hemant Gaba’s National Award-winning documentary, An Engineered Dream, an IIT coaching academy teacher is seen telling a group of 15 to 16-year-old students: “This period of nine months is similar to the nine months you were in your mother’s womb… Forget everything else, just remember your … Read more

Questions Parents and Students Ask | Frequently Asked Questions

Reading Time: 21 minutes 7 mins read What Is the Difference Between a Degree Course and A Diploma Course? A degree is generally referred to as a certification conferred to a student by the college or university on completing a certain level of the course undertaken. On the other hand, a diploma is a certification given to a student … Read more

U.S. Parents, Congrats on Your $300. You’re Still Getting Screwed.

Reading Time: 10 minutes When I first visited Berlin, in the summer of 2012, I was captivated by all the dads. Cycling around the city, I noticed thirty-something, heavily tattooed men pushing strollers into and out of playgrounds; twenty-something, buttoned-up businessmen pulling their toddlers on four-wheeled wagons as if running rickshaws. These style-maven fathers, teeming with northern European ease, … Read more

The CDC Owes Parents Better Messaging on the Vaccine for Kids

Reading Time: 7 minutes One of the oddities of the CDC’s recommendation, beyond the calculations it’s based on, is its lack of consideration of alternate vaccination approaches for adolescents beyond the same exact dosage and schedule as adults. The CDC’s analysis “assumes that single doses of mRNA vaccines have 0 percent effectiveness at preventing Covid-19 associated hospitalization,” wrote Wes … Read more

Indonesian edtech startup Gredu raises $4M Series A to keep teachers, parents and students engaged with one another – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 5 minutes Many teachers and parents in Indonesia rely on WhatsApp to keep in touch, creating “multiple groups that often become messy and highly ineffective, and result in confusion or lost threads,” says Rizky Aniez, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Gredu. The Jakarta-based startup was created to give everyone involved in the educational process—school administrators, … Read more

New Mexico gives most US funding to child care of any state – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes SANTA FE: New Mexico is directing the nation’s biggest chunk of federal coronavirus relief money to helping middle-class families pay for child care, a vast expansion aimed at getting parents back to work in one of the poorest states in America. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Thursday that the state will subsidize child care at … Read more