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How To Be Prepared For A Safe And Comfortable Run

The following post was sponsored by BAND-AID® Brand and NEOSPORIN® Brand. As a 33-year-old mom to six children, it's important for me to maintain my energy and my health. One way I do this is keeping a regular workout schedule. Not only does this help me feel good, refreshed, and energized, but it also gives…

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Very Bad Ways to Lose Weight

Losing weight and keeping it off can seem like a never-ending struggle, which may be why people are drawn to diets and plans that promise quick weight loss. Unfortunately, some weight loss methods can be very bad for your overall health, even if they help you shed a few pounds. The best way to lose weight is to eat healthy foods and increase the amount you exercise.

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10 Things Happy Moms Do Differently

“Today’s feminism isn’t about women doing it all. It’s about women NOT having to do it all.” -Gloria SteinemI began buying into the myth of “doing it all” at an early age. In my 20s, I had my checklist life in mind: start a lucrative career right after college, meet someone and fall in love, get married by age 30, get my career to a successful enough point that I could …

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Helicopter Parents: Avoid Hovering Through Preparation

Helicopter parents are known for hovering over their teens every second of every day. They are overly attentive and fearful for their child’s every problem. This intense involvement with teens, though, can be avoided through just one thing: preparation. Many people become helicopter parents because they do not adequately plan, so they have to lead…

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Harvard and Other Elite Schools End Test Optional Applications: What You Need to Know

In a move that has rekindled discussions about the role of standardized tests in college admissions, Harvard University has recently announced that it will reintroduce SAT and ACT scores as a requirement for its application process. This decision marks a significant shift from the temporary test-optional policies adopted by many institutions during the pandemic. Understandably,…