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Work-Life-Kids Balance

Balancing life as a parent and a student

Are you considering returning to school to get your bachelor’s or master's degree? Balancing school, family life, and work can be a challenge for parents but it can be done and is well worth the extra time and effort. According to the Council of Graduate Schools, the average age of students returning to graduate school is 33 years old. The average age of first-time parents is 26 years old according to the CDC. This means that many students returning to school are parents of young children and will be facing similar challenges with school-life balance. Here are some things to consider before you apply for continuing education. 

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Five ways to battle cooking burnout

If you are feeling the mental fatigue that comes from planning and cooking meals day in and day out, you are not alone. Cooking burnout or fatigue is a common occurrence. Here are some tips and tricks to help you re-light the fire in your cooking and eating routine!

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Back to work battles: When “back to normal” isn’t working

Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been removed by the government, many businesses are slowly making the transition back to employees working in the office. If you’re not back to work outside the home at least a few days a week yet, chances are good that you may be soon.

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6 time-saving tips for hectic mornings

Back-to-school is an exciting time of year. You come up with new lunch ideas, are eager to help the kids with homework, and vow that this year will be more organized than the last!

By October, the back-to-school excitement has worn off and the number of things on your to-do list continue to add up. Here are some tips to save you time and make the balance of school/work/household less overwhelming:

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