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Nataraja Liveaboard Explores New Islands

Be it in a luxury yacht charter in Phuket or in Indonesia, it is always better that the company constantly updates its list of itineraries in order to provide more travel destinations for its customers and in order to keep up with the trend of the modern generation.

From Komodo to Raja Ampat

And thus, before last year ended, the prominent Nataraja Liveaboard has launched new itineraries, which now explores the parameters of the Indonesian archipelago that ranges from the Komodo to Raja Ampat, and even beyond. The new cruise ship is fully-equipped with diving and cruising paraphernalia.

Arguably, the brand name Nataraja came from a Hindu connection, which they deemed perfect for wooden yacht (the spirit and the arts). Each cabin in the 32-m yacht contains air conditioning system and private bathrooms. It also features a living room wherein you could enjoy the majestic view outside through its enormous glass windows.

Experiencing Indonesian Wonders Above and Below the Waters

Moreover, various details in the said cruise ship are inspired by the tropical nature of Indonesia and they also added hints of the Indonesian culture aboard. Anchored on the core concepts of privacy and relaxation, the cruise is also perfect for divers who want to explore the waters of the archipelago both above and beneath. It also offers charters exclusive for families and dive groups as well. Five of their itineraries include the Raja Ampat Central and North Diving 8-11 Nights, the Raja Ampat Central South Diving 8-11 Nights, the Raja Ampat Central and North Snorkelling and Freediving Cruise 7-11 Nights, the Raja Ampat to Triton Bay (Kaimana) 11-12 Nights, and the Spice Island Cruise: raja Ampat to Ambon 9-11 Nights.

To give a brief overview, the Raja Ampat Central South Diving Site will take you to famous diving sites and viewpoints including the Misool Eco Conservation Zone while Raja Ampat Central and North Snorkelling and Freediving Cruise will focus in the areas around Wayag. Kaimana, on the other hand, will take you to far-flung areas of Indonesia with astounding biodiversity.

With outstanding itineraries and remarkable destinations, a trying out a luxury yacht charter in Phuket and in other places worldwide would indeed be an exciting and memorable experience.

 

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Undervalued And Underpaid Preschool Teachers

Parents across the world are encouraged to begin educating their children at a young age. Schools like Star Bright Montessori try to improve pre-kindergarten education so that young children can be effectively educated. Young children become familiar with numbers, colors and letters, learn to count and identify letters and shapes. Children experience substantial brain development during these early years.

Increased investments are made by Congress, states and communities in early childhood education programs to improve access and quality for children with working parents. Early childcare and education can produce the next generation of leaders which make it important to improve the quality of preschool education in the country.

However, in spite of the importance of skills, training and expertise among educators, they are chronically underpaid and undervalued. Scientific evidence reveals that the first years of a child’s life coincide with the most important period of brain development and yet, the cost of enrolling children in quality preschool programs is so high that parents cannot afford the costs.

Meanwhile, educators cannot afford to continue living with the poverty level salaries. The salaries of early childhood education teachers are determined by their respective employers that are already operating on limited budgets from the tuition fees of enrolled children. Employers have to balance affordable tuition fee and fair wages for the teachers.

The recent significant increases in federal funding for Child Care and Development Block Grants show what happens when attention is given to the requirements of the workforce. Congress has no direct control in setting salary levels but increased funding will allow states to improve the salaries of teachers and support their stipend to obtain credentials and degrees.

While increased funding can make meaningful improvements, Congress must also consider additional mechanisms to make the field of early preschool education and childcare more attractive to teachers by making the paycheck more lucrative.

Early childhood education at Star Bright Montessori develops a child’s concentration, self reliance and self confidence. There are instances when the teacher asks the children to form a circle to sing songs, listen to stories and share particular interests. Every child has the opportunity to participate in the activities.

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How Should Parents Explain To Their Child About The Need For Mouth Expander?

The main reason why a child may need a mouth expander is the mouth is too small to accommodate the growth of permanent teeth. Orthodontists usually prescribe the expander before the child reaches the age of puberty when the bones are still growing. The expander is typically worn for a few months to give the jaw an opportunity to expand and for new bone to grow in the gap created by the expanders.

Todd and Julie Chrisley struggled with the question “is honesty the better policy” in last Tuesday’s episode of Chrisley Knows Best. They were arguing on whether or not to tell the truth to their 13-year old son Grayson about his coming orthodontic treatment. Since the teenager has inherited his father’s trademark anxiousness, the parents were wary about telling him that braces will include the mouth expander because of his very small mouth.

Todd and Julie decided that is better if their son learns the truth at the orthodontist’s office but daughter Savannah said that the parent’s dishonesty is out of line. Savannah told the Julie and Todd that they have to prepare their son mentally so that he won’t be worrying over nothing. When they broke the news to Grayson, he was freaked out but was able to manage his anxiety and fears.

Grayson finding out everything about the orthodontic treatment while sitting down the chair was perfect because there was no time to overanalyze the situation. He can’t search the internet for answers because the treatment is happening now.

Except for Grayson’s sore mouth, things were going on fine until Savannah spilled the beans that everyone knew about the expander except for the patient himself. Julie explained that it was not their intention to lie and the reason why they did not tell him beforehand about the mouth expander is they did not want him to worry.

There is nothing to be afraid of with mouth expander because it not painful. Whatever discomfort felt after turning the screw will only be short-lived. Initially, eating and speaking may be difficult because of the tongue’s proximity to the expander but the child will soon get used to the appliance inside the mouth.

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Thailand’s Teachers Included In Asia’s Highest Paid Educators

There is no question that teachers from international school in Chonburi are getting high salaries but when it comes to public schools many are questioning of the financial compensation these everyday heroes are receiving. The good news is that according to the latest survey conducted a consumer research firm, teachers employed in public schools in Thailand are one of the highest paid in all of Asia.

Based on the findings, majority of the countries based the salary of the teachers on the GDP per capita of the country. There are countries though, including Japan, Korea, India and Thailand, that pays their teacher higher than that figure. This means that these professionals are earning higher compared to an average worker in their country. A few countries pay their teachers less than the GDP per capita of their nation such as Singapore, Vietnam and China which means they are earning less compared to an average worker.

Teachers in Korea are one of the highest paid in Asia since they earn about 175 per cent of the GDP per capita of the nation. It is notable that education is considered a craze in the country since the students are expected to study at least 15 hours every day. Studies revealed that a high school teacher in Korea earns around 65 million won every year.

Another country that puts a high value on teachers is India which pays their educators 173 per cent of the nation’s GDP per capita. Their public school teachers are actually earning $8,000 every year. This figure is lower in comparison to other nations but this is already high based on the GDP of India.

According to the study, Thailand took the third spot for the country that pays their teachers the highest. Teachers in public schools in the country are said to be earning around $12,000 every year which is almost165 per cent of its GDP per capita. For the past few years, the national government of Thailand has shown efforts in reforming the education system. This impacts not just public schools but private schools such as international school in Chonburi but there are still a number of challenges the country has to overcome with regards to education.

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Leave Me Not: Dogs

Leaving your dog inside the car is a big mistake — no matter how high or low the temperature is. This headline have been broadcasted worldwide because the furry friends deserve better than being behind for whatever reason that holds the owner’s convenience. While it is relaxing to think that your dog will just be sleeping on the cool and stylish Ford seat covers of your Ford Ranger, that is not the reality because dogs will be fighting for their survival against a possible heat stroke. According to American Veterinary Medical Association, that in every year, heat stroke is the main cause of pets dying inside locked vehicles.

The Danger

Dogs have been enjoying car rides since the car was invented. But it doesn’t mean you have their permission to leave them unattended just so you could get a few minutes of bathroom time which actually takes a lot more than 10 minutes. The insides of the car automatically turns into a heatwave when closed and parked in a hot or a semi-hot weather. Studies show that the temperature from outside the car causes the temperature from inside the car to rise up. For example, in a research from San Francisco State University, when the temperature from the outside is a mild 70 degrees, the temperature will go up to 89 degrees within 10 minutes in a hot car with windows closed. That is how fast the temperature rises and dogs will struggle for survival.

The Laws

28 states from the United States have laws on the prohibition of leaving dogs inside cars on a hot weather. That is a huge improvement compared to the year 2015, where the list falls short to 16 states. However, only 11 states namely Arizona, California, Colorado, Indiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Wisconsin , Tennessee, Vermont, and New York that allows civilians to do whatever is possible in order to rescue a struggling dog trapped inside a vehicle. That result to breaking the car window to let the dog out but be cautious; this may not be the case in the United Kingdom.

Tips For The Rescue Chief

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, an England based charity driven to protect animals at all costs tells the public that they must follow the their advice to avoid lawsuit charges in the UK. It includes dialing 999 when witnessing a dog inside the car, take photos to prove the situation at hand like of the panting dog sitting on the Ford seat covers or the Ford car itself and remember to narrate everything you did to rescue the dog. This will come in handy to prove your innocence and avoid charges while the dog will show you a wagging tail as a thank you.

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Tips To Choose The Right Skin Care Products

There are a wide variety of skin care lotions, creams, gels etc. available in the market. All these products promise great looking skin without spots and age lines. They advertise fancy ingredients and new technologies, which overwhelm the consumers.

If you too are confused about choosing the right ผลิตภัณฑ์ดูแลผิว for a sport free and healthy skin, here are some tips to help you make the choice.

The first step before you choose a product is to assess your skin. Here are some basic facts that you need to know about your skin.

  • Skin type – Know your skin type. Oily, dry or a combination skin. Knowing your skin type will help you choose the right skin care products that are designed for your skin type.

 

  • Skin complexion – Assess your skin complexion. Fair skin tends to burn easily whereas light to medium complexion gets tanned easily. Dark complexion rarely burns or tans.

 

  • Identify your skin concerns – The next step is to identify specific skin concerns that need to be treated. Some common concerns are acne, large pores, fine lines, signs of aging like spots and fine lines, melisma, rosacea, sun damage, pigmentation, wrinkles and eye puffiness. All these skin conditions require specialised treatments.

 

  • Personal habits and Lifestyle – Habits and lifestyle also effect the skin condition. Before choosing ผลิตภัณฑ์ดูแลผิว or a treatment it is essential to consider your lifestyle. Habits like diet and exercise, smoking etc. play a large role in determining your skin quality and the care for your skin.

The next step is to sort through the ผลิตภัณฑ์ดูแลผิว available in the market and choose the products that suit your requirements. If you have skin allergies or certain conditions such as acne, rosacea etc. it is recommended to consult your dermatologist before using any skin products. Your beautician or skin aesthetician can also guide you to select the right product that caters to your skin concerns and suits your skin type.

Prefer to use ผลิตภัณฑ์ดูแลผิว that are allergen free and do not contain harmful chemicals that damage skin in the long run. Stick to trusted products that are developed with advanced ingredients that keep the skin healthy and clean.

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Nataraja Liveaboard Explores New Islands

Be it in a luxury yacht charter in Phuket or in Indonesia, it is always better that the company constantly updates its list of itineraries in order to provide more travel destinations for its customers and in order to keep up with the trend of the modern generation.

From Komodo to Raja Ampat

And thus, before last year ended, the prominent Nataraja Liveaboard has launched new itineraries, which now explores the parameters of the Indonesian archipelago that ranges from the Komodo to Raja Ampat, and even beyond. The new cruise ship is fully-equipped with diving and cruising paraphernalia.

Arguably, the brand name Nataraja came from a Hindu connection, which they deemed perfect for wooden yacht (the spirit and the arts). Each cabin in the 32-m yacht contains air conditioning system and private bathrooms. It also features a living room wherein you could enjoy the majestic view outside through its enormous glass windows.

Experiencing Indonesian Wonders Above and Below the Waters

Moreover, various details in the said cruise ship are inspired by the tropical nature of Indonesia and they also added hints of the Indonesian culture aboard. Anchored on the core concepts of privacy and relaxation, the cruise is also perfect for divers who want to explore the waters of the archipelago both above and beneath. It also offers charters exclusive for families and dive groups as well. Five of their itineraries include the Raja Ampat Central and North Diving 8-11 Nights, the Raja Ampat Central South Diving 8-11 Nights, the Raja Ampat Central and North Snorkelling and Freediving Cruise 7-11 Nights, the Raja Ampat to Triton Bay (Kaimana) 11-12 Nights, and the Spice Island Cruise: raja Ampat to Ambon 9-11 Nights.

To give a brief overview, the Raja Ampat Central South Diving Site will take you to famous diving sites and viewpoints including the Misool Eco Conservation Zone while Raja Ampat Central and North Snorkelling and Freediving Cruise will focus in the areas around Wayag. Kaimana, on the other hand, will take you to far-flung areas of Indonesia with astounding biodiversity.

With outstanding itineraries and remarkable destinations, a trying out a luxury yacht charter in Phuket and in other places worldwide would indeed be an exciting and memorable experience.

 

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The Difference Of Thai Hotel Ratings

Thailand remains as one of the top-tourist destinations in Asia because of its scenery. As such, the country’s tourism industry is booming as more tourists visit the country. Studies show that hotel demands are increasing by 10% each year. From budget hostels in Bangkok, to fancy 4- star hotels in Phuket and 5-star hotels in Pattaya, Thailand has numerous places to stay in.

However, hotels have star ratings wherein more stars mean better service. But, what’s the difference?

One- star: The Necessities

Also known as hostels, these are usually the wallet-friendly types with only a bed and bathroom. They lack their own restaurants, but there are stores or food markets nearby. Hostels are usually situated in convenient locations, like the airport or near public transportation. An example of budget-friendly hostels is the Twins Hostel in Bangkok.

Two-stars: Extra Oomph

Like hostels, two-star hotels also feature a simple bed and bathroom. However, they also have a TV, phone, and WiFi. They also have a restaurant and provide room service. Pattara Place in Chiang Mai is a 2-star hotel with comfortable rooms and great service.

Three-stars: Getting There

These hotels are usually where comfort comes in as three-star hotels have large rooms with cable and flat-screen TVs. They also provide amenities and services like a gym/fitness centre, a pool, restaurant, room and laundry service, WiFi, valet parking, conference rooms, etc. An example is the Boutique City Hotel in Pattaya, which offers style and comfort.

Four-stars: Fancy

These hotels offer comfort with its quality of service, stylish rooms, and bathrooms filled with bath products. They offer the same amenities and services with the bonus of fine dining, more pools, bell hops, salons and spas, suite rooms, concierge services and etc. The Novotel Phuket Vintage is a luxurious 4-star hotel in Phuket with an array of services and amenities.

Five-stars: Ultimate Luxury

Five-star hotels are pictures of comfort and glamour with extravagant rooms and impeccable service. Sometimes, these hotels provide them with personal butlers and chauffeurs. They offer the usual services and amenities but with an upgrade. They have gourmet restaurants, tennis courts and golf courses, entertainment shows, high-speed WiFi and internet, speedy room and laundry services and etc.

Six Sense Resort is an opulent 5-star hotel located in the beautiful island of Ya Noi. Be it a gaudy 4-star hotel in Phuket or an affordable hostel in Bangkok, Thailand welcomes its tourists warmly and with hospitality.

 

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