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How Working Moms Can Avoid Gender Stereotyping in Children

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Though the current generation boasts of moving past outdated preconceptions such as gender stereotypes, it still finds it tough to escape this traditional bias. Statistics about the unequal representation of women in the STEM domain and leadership positions and men in nursing and hospitality segment tell us that gender stereotypes still exist. Read more

Maintaining a Healthy Family After a Split

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An understandable priority for anyone experiencing a break-down in their marriage is to guarantee the continued happiness and growth of their children, maintaining a healthy family in spite of the new pressures that have emerged after a split. Understandably, it can at times feel difficult, but with courage and the right preparation, you will be best-placed to continue providing for your family’s needs, ensuring as little disruption as possible occurs in the lives of young ones. Here are some steps towards creating a happy living environment for your kids after a break-down of your marriage. Read more

Preparing Family for a Healthy Spring

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Despite the cold temps still lingering around, spring is actually just around the corner. Winter tends to be a pretty lazy time, as cold temperatures, short days, and a rampaging cold and flu season make motivation to leave the house and do productive things non-existent. New Year’s resolutions tend to fall flat because of these factors, setting up the new year in disappointment.

Well, forget about your failed New Year’s resolutions and start anew in spring! Spring is a time of rebirth and new beginnings, and you can get a new start on your and your family’s health and goals. If you are wanting to make some changes but are not sure what yet, let this be a rough guide to using spring to get a new start. Read more

How to Stay Focused While Working from Home

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There are so many benefits to working from home, especially when you’re a mom. It gives you an opportunity to balance both taking care of your family and taking care of business. Working from home, however, is a tricky skill to master. Getting distracted can be all too easy. Taking a proactive approach can set you up for maximum efficiency. The following tips will help you achieve optimal productivity working from home and allow you to fully enjoy the perks that come with doing your job outside a traditional office space.  Read more

Outdoor Careers for Teens That Any Mom Can Endorse

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By the time your children become teenagers, you likely have some idea of the career path they plan to take. Say your teen loves being outdoors more than anything. Then why not introduce them to careers that will primarily keep them outdoors? Can you think of a better way to enjoy life — and be self-sustaining? Read more

Traffic Torture: How to Easily Alleviate Driving Stress

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At the end of a long workday, no one looks forward to the inevitable and congested roadblock that is traffic. However, the experience of traffic can drastically change for the better if you handle it in a calm and rational way.

Alleviate the stress of traffic by implementing the following methods behind the wheel: Read more

3 Car-Related Topics to Discuss with Your New Teen Driver

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Believe it or not, your little preschooler who used to enjoy playing with toy cars is now a newly-minted 16-year-old who just scored their driver’s license. Of course, like any apprehensive parent, you’re proud of your child reaching this important life milestone, but are somewhat reluctant to give them the keys to the car.

Because you want to keep your teen driver as safe as possible behind the wheel, reiterate with them, again and again, the importance of safe driving practices and avoid from being distracted. Here are three important driving tips to discuss with your new teen driver. Read more

Must-Visit Family Day Trips in New England

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New England is a beautiful part of the country to take a vacation. There is a rich colonial history, scenic beaches and a buzzing city life. Families looking for an adventure can find fun year-round from Maine to Rhode Island. Read more