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3 Surprising Realities About Raising A Puppy

3 Surprising Realities About Raising A Puppy

Photo by Lydia Torrey on UnsplashIntroducing a new puppy into your home is undeniably an exciting time, bringing new joy to your family and allowing you to delight in the fun and laughs that any puppy is sure to provide. However, if you’re raising a puppy for the first time, there might be a few surprises along the way… Your puppy may sleep more than you expect Puppies are known…

Ash Wednesday and the Start of Lent for Catholics

by Cascia Talbert Today is Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent for Catholics. Millions of Catholics around the world will go to mass and get a mark on their forehead in the shape of a cross. The ashes that are used on Ash Wednesday come from the palms that were burned on Palm Sunday the year before. They symbolize both death and repentance. When the priest or deacon applies the ashes on the the forehead he says the phrase, “Remember you are dust and to…

Liz Jones is named Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year 2019

Liz Jones is named Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year 2019

Liz Jones, Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year 2019Liz Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Lotus, a Melbourne-based manufacturer of folding walls and doors, is the 2019 Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year. Ms Jones leads the business, which creates adaptable spaces and acoustic solutions for the commercial building …

Are You Low on Energy? These Surprising Factors May Be To Blame

Are You Low on Energy? These Surprising Factors May Be To Blame

by Guest Author Do you feel like you can’t get going in the morning, or suffer from a mid-afternoon dip in energy? Being a mom requires a lot of energy to keep up with your kids, run a household, and manage all your other commitments. If you lack the energy you need to do all this, things can quickly become a struggle! Running around after little ones is an obvious reason why you are feeling tired, but there are also other factors in your health …

NYC Cravings

NYC Cravings

[show_shopthepost_widget id=”3513267″] Living in and loving NYC is a hard habit to break! Even though I’ve been gone for five years, after living there for 10, I still find myself craving return trips to the Big Apple all the time. Like, every few months. Or every other week. It doesn’…

How to Take Your Business Global

How to Take Your Business Global

Photo by Kyle Ryan on UnsplashMost businesses begin by focusing on a local market. Whether that’s your hometown or your entire country, you will establish processes, marketing and pretty much every facet of your business to suit where you are. However, if all goes well and you decide to take what you’ve got to the international stage, you’ll need to make some changes. Expanding internationally offers incredible opportunities from extending the sales life of existing products and services by finding new markets to sell them in and protecting your business…

Sneaky Ways to Get Your Kids Eating Healthier

Sneaky Ways to Get Your Kids Eating Healthier

by Brandpoint (BPT) – Every parent knows it can be a challenge to get kids to eat healthy foods. Serving piles of vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins might be our goal, but it might not guarantee that children will actually eat them. Registered dietitian Dawn Jackson Blatner…

Shop the Forever 21 Selena The White Rose Collection Now!

Shop the Forever 21 Selena The White Rose Collection Now!

Today, Forever 21 launched a special new capsule collection to honor iconic Tejano singer, Selena! Selena The White Rose collection comes just in time to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the film. Featuring women’s, men’s and children’s styles, the 82-piece line includes graphic tees, hoodies, biker shorts, accessories incorporating iconic Selena imagery, quotes & lyrics. Each piece embodies Selena’s spirit and style, like the fringed jumpsuit, bejeweled bra tops and fitted bottoms reminiscent of her on-stage looks, as well as casual T-shirts paired with cabby hats, biker…

Exotic Bets – What Are They and Should You Risk Your Money On Them?

Exotic Bets – What Are They and Should You Risk Your Money On Them?

stock photoIn Australian punting there are basically two kinds of bets: Standard betting Exotic bets Standard horse race betting includes the basic and better known betting types, such as a win or a place, each way bets, quinella and so on. Exotic bets are a little different. Some of them a quite new on the scene and generally these bets come with a higher degree of risk; meaning they are harder to pick and there’s a good chance you’ll just wave goodbye to your money. There is a…

Survey: Parents Have Misconceptions About Opioids and Kids’ Pain Relief

Survey: Parents Have Misconceptions About Opioids and Kids’ Pain Relief

by Brandpoint (BPT) – News of opioid abuse, overdoses and reports that 90 percent of addictions start in the teen years could make any parent worry. Yet parents remain conflicted about opioids: While more than half express concern their child may be at risk for opioid addiction, nearly two-thirds believe opioids are more effective at managing their child’s pain after surgery or a broken bone than non-prescription medication or other alternatives. That’s according to a nationwide survey commissioned by the American Society of Anesthesiologists  (ASA). “The…

How To Ask For Help With Your Business

How To Ask For Help With Your Business

Photo by Carl Heyerdahl on UnsplashWhen it comes to being in business, it’s really easy to assume that you need to be able to do everything yourself. But you don’t. Of course, you need to have the ideas and then the drive to get set up. But when it comes to running the show, it’s absolutely okay to ask for help. In fact, it’s smart for you to ask for help. Because you might be good at business…

9 Ways to Instill Gratitude in Your Children

by Hilary Thompson While it is developmentally appropriate for kids (especially younger ones) to be self-centered, it’s never too early to start teaching your children how to be grateful. There are many benefits to cultivating gratitude, including an increase in positive emotions, better recovery from stress, and healthier physical habits. Here are nine ways to teach your children gratitude. Set an Example One …

Happiness is Great Hair Thanks to Glam+Go

Happiness is Great Hair Thanks to Glam+Go

We all love to pamper ourselves. As hard as we work and as busy as we all are, who doesn’t deserve a mani/pedi, a massage, or some beauty or hair treatments? But let’s be real, who has the time? Between working, working out, eating, trying to stay hydrated, paying bills, spending quality time with loved ones …

Business And Busy-Ness: Running A Company From Home Healthily

Business And Busy-Ness: Running A Company From Home Healthily

Image by FirmBee on PixabayWhen we are constantly on the go, being so busy in life, it seems that work and life blend into one indistinguishable chunk. As such, a lot of us look to work from home more. And perhaps you’ve been giving consideration to running a business from home, not just because it gives you the opportunity to spend more time with your family, but you will also save money as a result. Whether you are working from home more, or you’re looking to set up a business from the comfort of your own…

What Is the Difference Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar?

What Is the Difference Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar?

by Cascia Talbert Bipolar and borderline personality disorders are issues that affect millions of adults. They are also widely misunderstood. While these two disorders share many symptoms and signs, they are entirely different issues. Due to the differences, bipolar and borderline personality disorder require different methods of treatment…

Roy Boys: Come for the Fried Chicken and Oysters, Stay for the Vibes

Roy Boys: Come for the Fried Chicken and Oysters, Stay for the Vibes

The DC restaurant scene has no shortage of great places to eat. And when there’s a new kid on the block, I’m happy to give it a try! I recently got the chance to preview one of D.C.’s newest hot spots, Roy Boys, before it even opened to the public. I attended an influencer event co-hosted by owner Scott Parker, and blog friend, Dani Sauter of Blonde in the District. I came out for the fried chicken and oysters, but stayed for the cool vibes and…

Making Life Work For You When You’re So Busy

Making Life Work For You When You’re So Busy

Photo © Anton Estrada | Source: Dreamstime.comYou can feel like everything is against you when you are forever putting out workplace fires, making big business decisions, and on top of this, you’ve got to live a life outside of work. But there’s no getting around it, we are busy, so busy, that it seems the actual act of relaxing is something we have to schedule in to make it work. But this isn’t a unique situation; far from it. We are all so busy, but this means that our life, and…

The 29 Best and Worst Dresses At The 2019 Oscars

The 29 Best and Worst Dresses At The 2019 Oscars

The 29 Best and Worst Dresses At The 2019 Oscars 2019 Oscars is the biggest show of the year and Hollywood’s long-awaited night. It brings out the best and worst in the fashion industry, from classic Hollywood glamour to others that got us all really disappointed. The 2019 Oscars was full of on-key competence and humor, and boring and awkward speeches, well… let’s say this matched the worn dresses. With bold metallics and vibrant hues, some choices were winners, and others were a total fail. Here, we are …

Boost Your Immune System This Flu Season

Boost Your Immune System This Flu Season

by Guest Author With winter in full swing and spring right around the corner, we need to do all we can to arm ourselves against colds and flus – especially during allergy season. While vaccines are available to keep the flu at bay, many prefer to boost our immune systems naturally …

Getting Started with A/B Testing Your Emails

Getting Started with A/B Testing Your Emails

A big part of email marketing – of all marketing – is finding out what works best for your brand and audience. For those just starting on our email platform or those who are looking to change up how they make their emails, it can be stressful to figure out what might work best. There are many guides out there to improving your open and click-through rates on your mailings (check out our Knowledge Base and blog for great starting points), but one of…