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Choosing the right high school

My daughter is really smart, and we have a few options on where we can send her for high school. We want to find somewhere that is a good fit for her socially and emotionally as well as academically as high school can be such a challenging time. This blog has some of the tips that we have picked up from our search for the perfect high school and some of the conversations we've had with teachers and other parents. It's an important choice, and we want to get it right. This blog is for the parents of kids about to go into high school.

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Understanding Non-Permit–Required and Permit-Required Confined Spaces

Working in confined spaces is a difficult task for employees in any workplace. Just to help you get things into perspective, think about the few times you've had problems with the drainage beneath the sink in your kitchen. It is hard to gain access to the problematic areas because of limited space. If you cannot configure your body and find a comfortable posture, then you find that you have to work with many breaks in between the job. Read More 

How To Chain Up Your Rig For Driving In Snowy Conditions

If you are driving a big rig loaded with hazardous goods and the weather turns bad, you should know how to chain up. Chaining up allows you to drive safely over snowy and icy conditions, enabling you and your dangerous load to reach your destination safely. Here's a guide on how to chain up your big rig. Before you start It's important to note that you must never drive on a road that is clear of snow with your chains still on. Read More 

Developing leadership skills in school students

One of the important factors in long-term career success is having leadership skills. Many parents are eager to find a school that can help their child develop these leadership skills. However, these skills are not easily measurable and do not show up on league tables. Here are some things to look for when considering different schools for their ability to develop leadership skills.  Strong sports program One of the common places that people get to develop leadership skills and learn how to motivate a team is in sports. Read More 

How to Ace Your Forklift Practical Test

All the hours that you spent undergoing forklift licence training may be of little value in case you make a mistake that leads you to fail your practical test as a prospective forklift operator. This article discusses some suggestions that you should keep in mind so that you avoid failing that practical test at the end of your forklift-operator training. Maintain a Clear Line of Sight Your instructor is likely to ask you to move several packages from one location to another during your practical test. Read More 

Tips on How to Get Your Child Admitted to a Private School

Getting your child to be admitted to a particular private school can be a frustrating and exhausting process. The child may pass all the test scores, get recommendations, and sail through the interview smoothly, only to have the application rejected. Why is this? A private school does not have to accept your child, and they do not have to give you the reasons for the rejection either. As a parent, you may not be able to influence the system. Read More