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List of Contractors You’ll Need To Get Your Home Fall-Ready

Part of a homeowner’s responsibility is keeping up with the maintenance and repairs around the house. When done efficiently, it keeps your home safe, healthy, and in working order. Now that the weather is getting chilly, it’s time to get your home ready for cold weather. With hectic schedules and limited resources, getting it all done on your own is a challenge. That’s where hiring contractors come in.

List of Contractors You’ll Need to Get Your Home Fall-Ready

From the roof to the lawn and garden there’s a laundry list of things that need to be done around the house before the winter arrives. If you’ve got your hands full or would simply like to ensure things are done correctly, having these very important contractors on call provides a simple solution. [Read more…]

10 Steps That Will Help You Become a Better Mompreneur

Managing one or more endeavors as a mom can be challenging enough if you’re doing it in your spare time, but things can become especially difficult when you start to strive towards optimal productivity and profitability. Between raising the kids and staying on top of a burgeoning business, it can be easy to feel as though you’re already putting forth your best effort. However, as with anything else in life, there are almost always improvements waiting to be made in the daily operation of a company. With that said, here are 10 steps you can take to become the best mompreneur you can be:

10 Steps That Will Help You Become a Better Mompreneur

1. Earn a Relevant Degree

There are a number of degree programs that will equip you with the skills needed to perform optimally as a company leader and manager. Many of these programs can be competed online from the comfort of your own home, which would be the ideal approach for most self-sufficient moms. For example, you could earn a degree in operations management from an online learning institution like Kettering University [Read more…]

Helping Your College-Bound Teen Plan For Their Future: Career And Finances

If you’re like most adults you’ve worked (or still work) at a job you’re not satisfied with to pay the bills and support your family. Yet, it barely does either. In fact, most Americans place career and finances at the top of the list of stressors and very common factors in mental and physical health issues. Having gone through this yourself, no parent wants to see their children suffer the same way. 

Helping Your College-Bound Teen Plan For Their Future: Career And Finances

Once your teen becomes a junior or senior in high school, it’s important to talk with them about planning for their future. By this point in their lives, they should have some idea of what they want to do so you can assist them in mapping out a plan to accomplish it. Below, are some suggestions on how to help your teen with career and finance goals for a better future:  [Read more…]

Planning A Family Camping Trip With Fitness In Mind

Parents and kids alike have allowed technology, such as smartphones, to rule their lives; the unfortunate outcome is an epidemic of obesity, as well as other adverse health effects. Fortunately, the best way to get your kids, and you, playing outside in nature is a family camping trip.

Planning A Family Camping Trip With Fitness In Mind

However, a family camping trip does need some planning. Be sure to involve the kids in the planning, that way, they’ll be sure to enjoy this change of pace even more.  [Read more…]