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Away but not Absent: 13 Ways Traveling Parents can Ease Kids’ Separation Angst

Going out of town on business is oftentimes a necessary part of the job for working parents. If your children struggles with your (or your partner’s) absences, try a few of these ideas to soothe the stressful sting of separation.

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Fall Décor Trends

One of the things I love about Fall is pulling those favorite pair of jeans out of the closet back into regular wear. Pairing them with a great sweater, a patterned scarf, some bling somewhere and a pair of great footwear, you’ve practically got a Pinterest-worthy or Instagram #ootd post. I am no fashionista, but Fall really does bring out the best in my wardrobe: layers. When you take your favorites from your closet and think about incorporating similar principles into your décor, you’ve probably got a winning combination.

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5 Ways to Stay Employable While You Work at Home Raising Kids

When Heidi Englebert had her first child, Avery, in 2001, she decided to take a one-year leave of absence from her job as a business analyst. That one-year break turned into a 10-year stint at home as Englebert raised Avery and her second daughter, Anna. As her children got older, Englebert grew restless and decided to go back to work full-time. “I was determined to get a job for my own personal well-being,” she says. “I wasn’t satisfied being at home anymore, and I was ready for that next step in my life.” 

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Making the Most of Your Space

No matter the size of one’s home, it often seems there is never quite enough space. But the way you organize and arrange your home, as well as the furniture styles you choose, will make the difference between living comfortably versus feeling crammed. Use the following ideas to make the most of every nook and cranny.

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