Michelle L.
Michelle Liew is an English teacher and a professional writer with over 20 years of experience. She earned a Bachelor of Arts (English and Literature) from the National Institute of Education/Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. With an ABRSM Grade 8 certificate, Michelle has taught English language, literature, and music in Singapore schools for over 12 years. During her career as an educator, she has also worked with children with special needs in both mainstream schools and those for special learners. This vast teaching experience allows her to share valuable advice on parenting, child psychology, and education with her readers. Michelle has been published on websites like The Mighty and HubPages and runs two personal blogs: Getting Literal, where she shares her thoughts about writing and poetry, and Pets Aware, a blog about animals. She has a broad range of interests that include literature, history, philosophy, human relationships, health, and psychology. When Michelle is not busy writing her heart out, you will find her tinkering jazz tunes on her piano. She loves anything that helps her to grow as a person, including her pet terriers, Misty and Cloudy. Feel free to follow Michelle on Facebook and Linkedin.

Is Your Child Bullying Others in School? 6 Signs & What to Do

Parents find it hard to believe that their typically angelic children would torment their friends in school. Their angels, much to their dismay, are monsters who indulge in child bullying. With the internet being so pervasive, bullying has taken new forms. Bullies not only harm their victims physically but also emotionally. 6 Signs That Your Child Is Bullying Others How do you know…

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How to Make Homemade Toothpaste with Natural Ingredients

Have you thought of giving Colgate a run for its money? It may seem like a chore to make your own homemade toothpaste, but the health benefits of doing so make it worthwhile. We explain why you should make homemade toothpaste and have a few recipes that use ingredients that you can get from your kitchen. The Benefits of Making Your Own Toothpaste…

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How to Plant a Tree in 7 Simple Steps & Why You Should Do It

Your sparse-looking backyard won't motivate you to spend time at home, so you might want to bring it to life. Learn how to plant a tree in it and give it a fresh start. A tree in your garden may seem bulky and ill-placed, but it is the best way to renew it. We will tell you why you should go-green with trees…

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8 Benefits of Bamboo That Make It Great for Going Green

The bamboo conjures the image of a cute, cuddly panda. Beautiful imagery aside, the benefits of bamboo extend beyond keeping this huggable creature alive. Few of us realize that bamboo plays a large part in protecting the environment. We can give it support by using it in furniture and materials in the home. You will discover the benefits of bamboo and learn how…

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How to Use Baking Soda for Face Care: 8 Uses and Remedies

Fans of baking will know Sodium Bicarbonate as a leavening agent that causes bread to rise. What they don't know is that they can use baking soda for face care. We explain the benefits of using baking soda on your skin and face. Also, a Life Advancer article would not be complete without a list of remedies for various skin problems. What Is…

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How to Use Turmeric for Pain Relief: 8 Remedies That Work

Spice lovers the world over are familiar with turmeric, a staple in tasty curries. What they may not realize is that they can use turmeric for pain relief. Our article explains why people use turmeric to ease headaches and backaches. We introduce unique, delicious, and most importantly potent, turmeric remedies as well. What is turmeric and how does it bring pain relief? Turmeric…

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3 Types of Criticism and How to Deal with Each of Those

People do not like an endless rundown of their shortcomings. That's why a lesson on how to deal with the different types of criticism is a must. Criticism comes in many forms, and happily, not all of them are negative. However, it can be pressurizing. Here is a presentation of the different types of criticism, and how to deal graciously with each one.…

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8 Facial Exercises for Wrinkles to Help You Look Younger

Age is the entity that the fairer sex fears most. No woman wants to look older than her years, so facial exercises for wrinkles may work when anti-aging creams don’t. If you feel discouraged because nothing seems to work to remove your wrinkles, you need to read this article. We explain how anti-aging facial exercises can help and introduce a few. How lines…

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How to Remove Limescale from Your Kitchen Utensils Naturally

That chalky white substances on your pots, pans, and pipes are unsightly and seem to stay there forever. We explain what it is and how it gets onto your cooking utensils. This article also has a few tips to help you remove limescale from them. What is limescale? You'll find limescale on your kitchen utensils and the inner surfaces of old metal pipes. This…

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14 Ways Women Traveling Alone Can Make Sure to Stay Safe

Are you a woman who wants to see the world but fears criminal and other possible risks? Exploring a new country is risky and overwhelming for women traveling alone. There is a reprieve for women who travel themselves in foreign countries. Life Advancer shows you how to satisfy your wanderlust safely. Women traveling alone can do a lot to ensure their safety. Taking the…

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