Articles written by Caroline Wheeldon-Wright

Is social media ruining girls confidence

Is social media ruining girls confidence

Social media: a ubiquitous feature of modern life. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram et al mean our every move, thought and experience can be captured and posted for the world to see, comment upon and share. We are exposed to countless videos, articles and photographs in our increasingly connected world. In my former life as

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Why are so many teachers leaving the profession

Why are so many teachers leaving the profession

“The number of teachers who quit their jobs in English state schools rose by almost a fifth in one year, official figures suggest. Some 47,700 teachers left their jobs in the year 2010-11, up from 40,070 in 2009-10, according to Schools Minister David Laws”. Vocation Teaching is a vocation. I was a teacher myself for

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Reclaiming PPI

Reclaiming PPI

If you’ve ever taken out a loan, mortgage, store card, finance or insurance, then it is well worth checking if you paid Payment Protection Insurance (PPI). If you have you may be eligible for reclaiming PPI. What is PPI? PPI is insurance to cover payments should you have an accident, become ill or are made

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What not to say to a new mum

What not to say to a new mum

“Can you believe she said that?” remarked my friend following a tense visit from a relative a week after giving birth to her first baby. Everything had started so well. Flowers and congratulations followed by cuddles. Perfect. One hour later: cut to my friend sobbing in the bathroom, clutching her new born and wondering how

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Staying sane when trying to conceive

Staying sane when trying to conceive

Trying to conceive can feel overwhelming. If you are experiencing difficulties or things are taking longer than you expected, you can find yourself spiralling into a riot of emotions. Whilst you can’t determine the outcome, there are steps you can take on staying sane when trying to conceive! Team You and your partner are in

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