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Dr. Jill Biden Makes History As 1st Full-Time Working FLOTUS

By: Quinn Fish The historic 2020 election means a new era for women, and working moms especially. In VP-Elect Kamala Harris, we’ll have the first-ever woman Vice President, the first Black Vice President, and the first Vice President of South Asian descent. In Dr. Biden, we’ll have the first-ever full-time working First Lady. Plus, they’re both moms. President-Elect Joe Biden…

How Safe Are These Thanksgiving Activities Amid COVID-19?

By: Sarah Jacoby What’s the safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving amid COVID-19? Some traditional activities, like a big dinner with visiting friends and family, are riskier than others this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate at all—you just have to be careful and lower the risks as much as possible for yourself and others. To prevent the spread of…

How Safe Is It to Participate in Fall Activities During the Pandemic?

By: Maggie Green As the leaves begin to change colors and the air gets a bit cooler, people should remember that their favorite fall activities may look a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Lisa Pickett, chief medical officer for Duke Health, said while it may be tempting to bring activities indoors when the temperatures start…

20 Pregnancy Halloween Costumes You Can Easily DIY

By: Karell Roxas It’s almost time for Halloween! And you love dressing up. Or you hate dressing up but your family or friends or next door neighbor really want you to dress up. Oh, and also you’re pregnant. 🤰🏽So what the heck are you supposed to be?  Don’t sweat it, mama. We searched Instagram and Pinterest to find the cutest (and rather genius) maternity Halloween…

Easy Halloween Crafts That Your Kids Will Love

By: Annie O’Sullivan Halloween will definitely look different this fall, due to COVID-19 regulations and safety precautions, but that doesn’t mean the kids have to miss out on any fun. Sure, trick-or-treating might not even happen this October, and there won’t be many Halloween parties to prepare for due to social distancing restrictions, but you can still create some fun with these…