Nicole Edwards

Senior Staff Editor

Small Business Ideas for Creatives

Starting your own business can be an incredibly rewarding experience as it lets you turn your best ideas into money-making realities, not to mention the freedom you get from being your own boss. It’s not an easy road, naturally, as you’ll need to be able to handle all the responsibility and tackle the great challenges practically every

Tips for Surviving a Hurricane

In a typical year, there will be six hurricanes that develop. The volume of hurricanes and the severity of the storms have been increasing for the last four decades. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina claimed 1,833 lives and affected people in several states. In the United States, the average cost of hurricane damage is $21.6 billion per storm. Hurricanes can be deadly and expensive,

What Is Nursing Home Abuse and What Can You Do About It?

More than one million people are living in nursing homes in America, which means it’s likely that a family member of yours will need to find a home at some point. Before you put your parent or grandparent in a nursing facility, make sure you understand what nursing home abuse is and what you can do about

How to Help When Your Child Has ADHD

When you’re a parent, it’s easy to feel helpless when faced with a problem in your child that you can’t seem to fix. If you’re worried your kid might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD, here’s what you can do about it. Recognize the Symptoms of ADHD First, make sure you’re accurately recognizing the symptoms of

Post-Accident: 5 Steps to Take After a Truck Accident

Getting into a truck accident is never any good. Dealing with insurance, lawyers, and injuries can be a bit frustrating and overwhelming. But have no fear: it doesn’t always have to be. Knowing what to do after a truck accident is essential! Not only is it essential, but it can help save the headache that comes with

3 Reasons Why Excelsior College Should Be on Your List

Nowadays, it seems like you can’t get ahead without a college degree. Having a four-year degree can be a major determining factor when it comes to getting a solid job or starting salary post-graduation. As a result, it’s important to seriously consider whether or not you want to go to college after you graduate high school. That

Services You Will Need After a Car Accident

More than 36,000 people in the United States died in car accidents in 2018. Globally, there are over 1.3 million deaths from car accidents each year. Up to 50 million people are also injured in car accidents worldwide. Car accidents can cause vehicular damage. People involved in these accidents may also suffer from physical injuries. They may also develop post-traumatic

Gifts Your Grandmother Will Absolutely Love

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, make sure to take the time to celebrate the OG Mom in your family—your grandmother. Being a grandmother comes with lots of perks. She finally gets to sit back and play with the grandkids, without worrying about feeding, clothing, or disciplining them. Your grandmother probably revels in watching her

Useful Tech That’ll Improve Your Life

Tech has a great way of making difficult things much, much easier. However, these days, it’s easy to take tech advancements like smartphones and wireless headsets for granted. Luckily, there are still some new tech options out there that can fire up that technology spark inside of you and improve your life in ways that

Top Tips to Better Handle the Stress of Moving

Did you know that almost 36 million Americans move each year? Whether they are moving across the street or to the other side of the country, many people will feel the heat of anxiety as they pack up all of their belongings and ship off somewhere new. After all, it’s only natural that moving your home will

How to Handle Emergencies at Home

Things can go wrong no matter where you are, but when you’re at home, you’re the one who has to handle the issues. Here’s what to do if any of these emergencies occur. An Animal Bit You You should always be on the lookout for animals that could bite someone in your home, especially if

6 Tips for Coping With Diabetes Distress

In the United States, there are more than 34 million people with diabetes, a life-threatening disease. When your body doesn’t produce any insulin, you have type 1 diabetes. If your body doesn’t process insulin properly, you have type 2 diabetes. Pregnant women sometimes have problems processing insulin—a condition called gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is usually only an issue