Author Archives: Melanie Daniels

A complete guide to choosing an international school in Singapore

Children from international schools usually do better than those from local schools. The reason for this is quite simple and straightforward. You see, children that are enrolled in an international school are exposed to new cultures, top-notch educational materials and so on. Children, who attend local schools, may not be exposed to some educational materials […]

Why Children Should Enter Preschool

Why Children Should Enter preschool   We all know that a school is important because it is where we learn, grow, and develop. However, some parents don’t consider the fact that aside from kindergarten, elementary, high school, and others, preschool is important as well. Some parents think that what their children would learn in preschool […]

Why Americans should Learn Spanish

Most natives might think that Spanish is a foreign language and that learning it isn’t helpful. Wrong. Studies and experiences show that learning a second language provides a handful of benefits in the personal growth of an individual. Whether for work and for leisure, being bilingual is a must. History tells us how influential the […]

What to Consider When Choosing a Preschool for Your Child

Education is an important thing that every person must have. Learning actually starts at home, but formal education happens in school. There are several stages that a person must go through and finish every year. There are a large number of schools not just in Singapore but in other countries as well and they offer […]

Interior Design Education – InfoBarrel

There is a thing quite mesmerizing about flames dancing over the logs of the burning fire. This style is sometimes called Feng Shui, which is becoming very popular. In lieu of buying costly furniture or add new scopes to your home, a far more affordable and easier way can be done – purchase some planned […]

How to Choose the Right Primary School for Your Child

Primary schools have a significant impact on a child’s development, and families that relocate to Singapore are usually determined to find the best possible match for their child’s education. Through a diverse network of cultures and ideas, international schools or private primary schools are strongly considered by expat families that may or may not be […]

Freddie, Fannie, AIG and Bonuses, What About It Barney

This is not a post in support of bonuses, just a call for parity. When AIG paid retention bonuses to their employees of $165 million dollars all hell broke loose.  When it was announced that AIG had paid the bonuses (approved by the government) politicians led by Barney Frank were furious and led the protests. […]

What Positions of Your Minister Do You Share?

I do not attend, the church of my choice, on a regular basis. My attendance dwindled when the minister, in my opinion, crossed the line from minister to politicians. I am a firm believer in the separation of church and state and thus when politics enters the sanctuary I am not inclined to be there. […]

Ok Lefties, Let The Call For Impeachment Begin?

Remember during the Bush years how you lefties called for the impeachment of the President for his illegal wiretapping of citizens. Well, President Obama (rightly so) is invoking government secrecy in defending the Bush administration’s wiretapping program in a case against AT&T A lawyer for the customers, Kevin Bankston stated that he was disappointed in the […]

Ethics Reform Pelosi Style

Ethics Reform Speaker Pelosi Style as reported by Congressman Eric Cantor Chief Deputy Republican Whip:  Only the Democrat House Leadership could find an unethical way to pass an “ethics” bill. House Democrats had crafted legislation, an ethics bill in name only, that will do nothing to clean-up Washington. In fact, many non-partisan experts believe that […]