21 Family Gift Ideas to Enjoy Together

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Finding the perfect gift for family members can be a little tough sometimes. Especially when it feels like people already have plenty of stuff. So how can you approach holiday gift giving differently this year? Try finding the best gifts that will promote family time and that everyone can enjoy together. There are many activities … Read more

Best Thanksgiving Movies of All Time

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Written by: Jody Ellis Columbia Pictures Best Thanksgiving movies of all time When one thinks of holiday movies, the first thing that springs to mind is most likely Christmas. With new releases every year at both the box office and on streaming services, as well as all those classic favorites we know and love, there’s … Read more

The Most Popular, Gender-Neutral Baby Names

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Written by: Katrina Sirotta Feature image courtesty of Canva The most popular, gender-neutral baby names Every parent is different when it comes to naming their baby. Some wish to honor family with a generational name; others dive deep into meanings and symbolism, and some choose a name solely based on how it sounds. No matter what … Read more

20 Fun and Festive Office Christmas Party Ideas

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Christmas will be here before you know it, so it’s time to start thinking about your office Christmas party. Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered! If you love throwing office parties during the holiday season, here are some fun and festive ideas. 1. Have an Ugly Sweater Contest Who doesn’t love wearing … Read more

Work-Life Balance: Tips to Make You Feel Happier and Less Burnout

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Welcome to the club where managing your personal and professional obligations feels like a daily struggle. You are certainly not alone in juggling the work-life balance since it is a problem for everyone. For many of you, your work might take precedence. Sadly, it might happen at the expense of everything else. All work and … Read more

10 Experts Weigh In on How To Throw a Holiday Party

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Are you in panic mode because you’re hosting a holiday party this year? With the holiday season approaching, many people look forward to spending time with family and friends. Hosting a party is exciting but can feel like a significant undertaking. So we asked party planning experts to share their best hosting tips on how … Read more

Create the Perfect Morning Routine For You

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First thing in the morning, do you reach for the snooze button or a cup of coffee? Do you want to become an early riser who wakes up at dawn feeling refreshed instead of waking up later in the morning feeling groggy? A morning routine is what you need! Morning routines aren’t only for hyperproductive … Read more

Top 25 True Crime Podcasts to Scare Yourself

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Nothing is more satisfying than listening to spooky true crime podcasts while cleaning your house with bleach to remove the evidence. I mean to disinfect.   Whether doing household chores, making dinner, or on a long commute, listening to podcasts is a great way to kill time. There are many true crime podcasts to choose from … Read more

Back to School Prep: 7 Must Do’s to Add to Your List

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It’s that time of year again, back to school! As a parent, you know that the new school year means lots of work, stress, and money! Getting the kids ready to go back to school or even start school for the first time can be challenging. There’s a lot to do and not a lot … Read more

65+ Most Beneficial Things To Do When Bored

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People often find themselves bored and unsure what to do, and they spend so much time trying to decide what to do that they end up running out of time to do something anyway! Well, no more. Use this list of things to do when bored as a guide to get you off the couch … Read more

Birthday Ideas: 21 Killer Ways to Celebrate

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“To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.” — Bernard Baruch. It is that time of the year, and maybe you are ready to go all out and celebrate another year of life. On the contrary, you may be someone who hates birthday celebrations and treats them like any other day. … Read more

100 Words of Encouragement to Motivate You and Bring Success

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Have you ever felt simply down in the dumps? I’m sure we all have, and many things (including our own choices) sometimes affect how we think. Working moms, teenagers, and even kids need helpful words of encouragement to boost morale and make them feel like they can face the world. It has been proven that … Read more

Best Parenting Books: Here are 11 Must Read Titles

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The stress of parenting through a global pandemic may have you feeling inadequate or stuck. Luckily, these best parenting books empower, create inspiration, and guide you to form a better bond with your child — even if you have a teenager or an adult child. Becoming a better parent regardless of life stage is something … Read more

17 Unbelievably Free Online Courses + How to Find More

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Taking an online course can be a great way to further your education and refine your knowledge around a specific area of interest. This article is full of free online courses that are generally more practical and accessible than going to an in-person college or trade school. Whether you’re looking for a course to take … Read more

Date Night Ideas: Fun and Romantic Ideas

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Whether you’re in a long-term relationship and looking to rekindle some romance or a budding new couple planning your first date, finding new and exciting things to do together can be challenging. Most couples are usually content to Netflix and chill every Friday night, but for those looking for something a little more sophisticated, we’ve … Read more