Nicole Edwards

Senior Staff Editor

Fit As a New Mom

The Ultimate Guide to Staying Fit As a New Mom

Staying fit is hard enough, so it’s especially difficult when you’ve just had kids. Now you’re juggling the car seat, a stroller, and a significant increase in your stress levels. However, you can still find bits of time here and there to watch your food intake and follow a healthy diet for the whole family.

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How to Prepare Your Teenager for College

Millions of young adults begin their college careers every year, and their parents certainly feel a mix of emotions when it’s time to drop them off at the dorms. As a parent, you both long for and dread the day your child will go off to college. You might feel unprepared for him or her to

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Must-See Attractions in Monterey Bay

If you’re planning a trip to Monterey Bay, you’re bound to have an amazing time. California is known for its beautiful weather, great food, and so much more. If you’re hoping to get a break from winter or cooler temperatures, a trip to the Golden State is sure to cure your doldrums. When traveling to

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5 Ways to Keep Your House Cool During the Summer

Let’s be honest: Everyone is wondering how to keep cool this summer. Settling yourself in front of the fan is an idea or hoping that a seven-year-old air conditioner in the living room window will still blast super cold air once again. It can be challenging trying to keep the house crisp when its a

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How to Start an Online Business in 5 Steps

If your dream is to make a living as an online entrepreneur, you’re not alone. In 2019, eCommerce sales hit $3.5 trillion, and sales are projected to hit $4.9 trillion by 2020. In the United States alone, eCommerce is responsible for over 10% of retail sales—a number expected to grow by nearly 15% each year. For

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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