Career or Baby: Choosing Between A Paycheck Or Newborn Care

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Family, Featured, Featured Author, Parenting, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Business|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In today's America a new mother not only has to navigate lists of potential baby names, top-rated carseats and strollers, choose between bottle or breast, and make a place in her home for a new little person, but she needs to dig heavily into her finances to accomplish that. If her employer doesn't offer paid maternity leave, she must decide how long she can stay home with the baby, then how much childcare will cost when she returns.

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Perfect Husband, Not-So-Perfect Father?

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Dilemmas for Emma, Parenting, Popular, Relationships, Women and Life|Tags: , , , |

So, you say your husband is perfect except in this one area and that you are the only one bothered by the situation.

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More Lessons I’d Teach My Daughter About Money

By | November 13th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Culture & Life, Investments, Parenting, Saving, Spending, Top Stories, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

We don’t have to relive our financial mistakes. We can learn from them and make conscious choices to be masters of our money and our lives.

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Changing Zip Codes: What I Learned From Moving 10 Times in 7 Years

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Opinion, Parenting, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In seven years I've had ten addresses in seven states. I'm not a fugitive, I'm an Air Force veteran married to an Active Duty Air Force officer. I've had many blank moments at gas stations when prompted to enter my zip code, the numbers blending together on the most tiring of days. Yet, over all this time, with all these moves, I've learned a lot about myself and the world. I'd like to share a few of the lessons.

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Suffering From Empty Nest Syndrome? They Come Back!

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Family, Parenting, Top Stories Headline, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nothing is as monumental for a mother as the day her child leaves home for college. It’s far more provocative than taking a sprouting five-year-old off to kindergarten for a day.

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Reproductive Benefits: Fertility And The Modern Career Woman

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Biology, Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Health & Wellness, Opinion, Parenting, Popular, Relationships, Science, Science & Technology, Top Stories, Wellness, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

She was slightly built and adorable at forty-two years old. Catie was a friend of a friend invited to the springtime beach party. We chatted about her career as a medical device salesperson who recently returned from living in China. Somehow we began to talk about me being a step-parent, and about her dating [...]

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