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Examining the Reasons Behind U.S. Child Abandonment

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 437,000 children were in foster care up to this year, with around 100,000 of those being classified as “abandoned” or “a child waiting to be adopted” according to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS). Child abandonment is a heartbreaking

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5 Things To Consider Before You Start A Family

If you’re thinking about starting a family, congratulations! It’s a big decision, but it’s one that comes with a lot of rewards. Of course, before you take the plunge, there are a few things you’ll need to consider. Here are some of the most important things to keep in mind as you start planning for

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Revamping the House for Child Safety: Preparations for First-time Parents

Starting a family demands your full time and undivided attention. It is a lifetime responsibility; therefore, the decision should involve careful planning that mainly centers around safety. This can range from one’s financial health, overall well-being, and security for everyone in the family. However, too much information can be overwhelming and confusing; therefore, knowing the

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Effective Ways to Help Others during COVID-19

It has been more than a year since the coronavirus outbreak occurred in different parts of the world. Today, people are living in what we call the “new normal.” To mitigate the spread of COVID-19,  countries have been implementing lockdowns and other restrictions based on the latest updates about the virus. In line with that,

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The Security That Everybody Wants during Retirement

Everybody is surely excited to have their dream jobs and earn a lot of money. The first year could be a transition from securing debts and settling other loans to getaway with other small problems. That is fine. However, the following years should be spent on having the important things in life to secure a

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Smart Ways to Invest in Your Professional Development Journey

Excelling in the career you love is always easy to say than do. But if you’re in it for the challenge, there are several strategies to help you take positive steps toward professional development. Owning this aspect of your life won’t just allow you to improve your knowledge and skills. It can also make you

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Are We Ready for a Cashless Society?

Many nations are slowly transitioning to cashless transactions. These nations include Finland, China, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and Sweden, among others. Cashless payments come in the form of cards (e.g. credit and debit cards), online banking, mobile wallet apps, and contactless payments (e.g. NFC and RFID). This transition is speeding up due to the

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Pollution Isn’t the Only Thing Aging You and Your Employees’ Skin

Winter is coming, and the air pollution levels in many places, including Vancouver, Washington, will reach dangerous levels once again. While particulates in the air can certainly damage you and your workers’ skin — it’s not the only cause of premature skin aging. Winter Woes Air pollution came early in Washington as wildfires last September cloaked

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Is Your Home Office Setting You up for Success or Fatigue?

Did you know that working from home has resulted in 28 extra hours of monthly overtime since the lockdown started? That is roughly four days’ worth of work and time that you’ll never get back. It seems that remote work is overworking everyone, bosses and employees alike. The truth is that the many advantages of working from home can

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