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Back To School: College For Grown-Ups

Those in the photos on their publicity material look like you did a decade ago or maybe even more like your kids than you, but nevertheless, you’ve decided to take the plunge and go to college. Whether you’re doing it for the first time, you’re going back to finish a degree, or you’re getting a new degree, college when you aren’t fresh out of high school can be a very different experience for people in their 20s, 30s, 40s and older.

Back to School: College for Grown-Ups

Having been there before isn’t necessarily an advantage either; academic life changes, or if anything, you might be at a disadvantage if you approach things with the expectations you’ve brought from earlier decades.  The tips below can help you prepare for this big and exciting adjustment.   [Read more…]

6 Struggles Your Teen Might Face And How To Help Them

It can be tough being a teenager. It’s easy to forget the awkwardness of being a teenager, but there are a lot of struggles teens have to endure.

Teenagers have to deal with things like peer pressure, school, friends, and trying to figure out who they are and where they fit in the world. On top of that, teens have to deal with their struggle to be more independent. 

6 Struggles Your Teen Might Face And How To Help Them

While teenagers face plenty of struggles, there are ways parents can help. Here are six struggles your teen might face and what you can do to help them.   [Read more…]

6 Ways To Encourage A Love Of Music In Your Kids

Most people enjoy music. Even those of us that don’t play an instrument or have a particular style of music or collections of songs and bands that we absolutely love, enjoy a nice tune or beat. We’re not always aware of music – often it’s on in the background while we’re doing other things – but we do notice it when it stops. It gets into our heads, whether consciously or not. 

6 Ways To Encourage A Love Of Music In Your Kids

But enjoying music that we hear as we go about our daily lives isn’t the same as loving music. When we truly love music, we get so much more from it. This continues into adult life but is especially true in children.   [Read more…]

Your WFH Checklist: What You Need To Make The Most Of Your Home Office

Working from home took the world by storm two years ago when COVID-19 struck, and it looks like it’s here to stay. And more of us than ever before have turned our homes into hybrid office and living spaces. Whether this is something you love or hate, there are ways that you can enhance this new working phenomenon to ensure you’re getting the most out of it. Here, we’re going to look at the different ways you can do just that.

What You Need To Make The Most Of Your Home Office

The Right Software for the Job

Anything that makes your working life easier is always welcome. So, even when working at home, you need to ensure you’re utilizing software that allows you to be as efficient as possible, particularly when there are often many more distractions here than in a shared workspace. Consider workflow tools, customer relationship management software, email marketing apps etc. Depending on what it is you do, these could certainly come in handy to streamline your work. Speak to your manager about different options that could enhance your role.  [Read more…]