Category Archives: Misc.

Imagine made into a comic strips

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Imagine there’s no heaven
It’s easy if you try
No hell below us
Above us only sky
Imagine all the people living for today Read more »

5 Tips for Newcomers to Future Planning

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By: Jackie Waters

A recent study showed that about 34% of Americans haven’t taken any steps to plan for their future on a financial level. Perhaps the reason so many have delayed the process is because they don’t know what all future planning entails or how to go about it. Here are a few tips for beginners to keep in mind when it comes to future planning. Read more »

Working moms have more successful daughters and more caring sons

By: Gabriel Fisher

The guilt many working mothers confess to may be real, but it’s looking less and less warranted.

According to a working paper (pdf) published June 19 by the Harvard Business School, daughters of working mothers are more likely to be employed, hold supervisory positions, and earn more money than the daughters of women who don’t work outside the home. The researchers also found a statistically significant effect on the sons of working women, who are likely to spend more time caring for family members and doing household chores than are the sons of stay-at-home mothers. Read more »

Are you ever too old to wear jeans? Study says yes, and the age is

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Embry Roberts

A great pair of jeans never goes out of style. But according to a new study by British company CollectPlus, there’s an age at which we should find a new way to be stylish.

And that age … is Read more »

Kids Willingly Cleaning Their Rooms? It Can Happen for YOU! – Clean Mama

By Amy McCready, Founder of PositiveParentingSolutions.com and author of The “Me, Me, Me” Epidemic.

Three simple steps can be the start of tidy rooms without bribes, nagging, or hand-outs.

Ever feel like you’re fighting for your child’s attention against a huge host of distractions (think Legos, binge TV or the latest Instagram updates) and not necessarily coming out on the winning side? Now, toss in an expectation that kids should actually CONTRIBUTE by way of helping at home – heaven forbid! If you’re like some parents, you may be tempted to throw in the towel – after all, isn’t is just easier to do it ourselves rather than face the complaining and negotiating? There is hope however and it doesn’t require magic – though it might feel like it when you see the results. Read more »