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Self-Care Ideas For Valentine’s Day: You Deserve Every Ounce Of Love!

By: Christy Piña With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, the fact that February 14 is just another day may slip your mind, thanks to all the hype surrounding the “most romantic day of the year.” While some may consider V-Day a day to plan the most romantic evening of the year for their SO, others use that mid-February day to focus…

6 Important Career Moves to Make Before Entering Motherhood

By: Nancy Mcsharry Jensen and Sarah Duenwald What happens when you’re trying to juggle a full-time job during the pandemic as well as trying to get pregnant? You may feel like you’re on an emotional roller coaster, ranging from excitement to complete overwhelm, and depending on the day, everything in between. Whether you’ve been trying (and maybe struggling) to get pregnant, working on…

How to Write a Stellar Resume After a Career Pause

By: Nancy Mcsherry Jensen Whether you’ve taken several months off for maternity leave, an enforced COVID break to care for your family, or you’ve been away for several years taking care of your kids, the job search process has changed radically in the past few years. We are the authors of Back to Business and are so excited to share our insights about how to…

6 Tricks to Teach Kids About Money

By: Ethan Rotberg With all of his big business deals and philanthropic work, you’d think the billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway wouldn’t have time to teach the next generation of investors. Not so. In 2011, the Oracle of Omaha helped create a children’s animated series called Secret Millionaires Club, which features Warren Buffett as a mentor to a group of enterprising…

What Kindergarten Teachers Want Parents to Know About Pandemic School

By: Lambeth Hochwald It’s not easy to be a kindergarten student—or the parent of a kindergartner—right now. There’s the masks to be worn, social distancing rules to be followed and the upside-down day-to-day rollercoaster of life in a pandemic, which might even include zigzagging to school one day and staying home and learning virtually the other. All the more reason we want to be there to help…

This Academic Advisor Has 12 Things She Wants to Tell College Parents

By: Pricilla Baker I serve as an Academic Advisor at a large University which puts me in the unique position of witnessing firsthand a lot of what most of you only speculate about higher education and the college experience today. Having had no fewer than twelve students (male and female) sob in my office in the first 3 weeks of last semester,…

How To Help Your Children Cope With COVID-19 Stress

By: Lauren Ramakrishna As COVID-19 first spread across the US in early 2020, parents’ main concern became protecting their kids’ health. While masking and social distancing have gone a long way to help ensure the physical health of many children and adults in this country, families report a worrying decline in mental health, particularly now. ParentsTogether Action, a national parent-led non-profit,…