Millennials Are Not “Running Out of Time” to Have Kids – Parents Article

Source: RawPixel/Pexels Guest post by Cristina Schreil. It’s no secret that older generations reached certain family-planning milestones much earlier than Millennials. For instance, getting married and having babies in one’s twenties was once seen as proper timing. That’s not the case with Millennials. Researchers at the Urban Institute found that “between 2007 and 2012 … birth rates among women in their twenties declined more than 15 percent.” As I noted in my last post on Millennials, we are doing things…

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10 Things Single Moms Should Look For in a New Job — SINGLE BLACK MOTHERHOOD – Single Mum, Parents Article

Flexibility. This is major for me and I am sure it is for you. I can work in a typical 9-5 environment with the ability to come in and go as long as I am getting my work done. If your child has a lot of doctor’s appointments or school events, you may want a company that is okay with you taking off to handle your mom duties. Do they offer laptops? Telecommuting is huge today. Ask if there are…

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Life Lately… And An Apology – Parents Article

Guys! , I know it seems as if I’ve fallen off a cliff face, and whilst it kinda feels like I have, I managed to get caught on the ledge and am slowly starting to make my way back up. So, first off, my apologies for the radio silence. I know my 6 loyal readers have missed me terribly. But I’m back, kind of, and now that the craziness of the last few months has come to a semi-solid place, hopefully this little ol’ blog…

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The Job Description of a Foster Parent – Foster Parents Article

“Oh, I’m just a mom.” Those words can become the usual response if someone asks about occupation. However, as parents, we shouldn’t downplay our all-important role in raising a family. That’s especially true for foster parents whose role could possibly change the lives of children in their care.  The skills and knowledge gained as a foster parent can be extremely valuable to an employer.  Plus, foster parents must go through extensive training before becoming licensed by the government to care…

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The Best Work From Home Jobs That Actually Pay Big | SingleMoms.ORG SingleMoms.ORG – Money, Life, and More – Single Mum, Parents Article

The phrase “work-from-home” usually conjures an image of a pajama-clad person focused on his laptop while lounging on the couch. That is not always the case though – especially today when a variety of lucrative and high-powered positions are quite flexible. Work from home jobs are also more in demand because over 90% of companies have fewer than 1,000 employees and do not mind hiring someone with experience and skills to serve them from home.  It means that if the…

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How to Become a Photographer as a Stay at Home Mom | SingleMoms.ORG SingleMoms.ORG – Money, Life, and More – Single Mum, Parents Article

Becoming an amateur photographer is easy. If you wish to become a professional photographer, especially one that is trusted by the photographic community, you have a lot to learn. Photography is a massive subject, and it takes a long time to master every nuance. Your dedication to learning and your commitment to photography will determine what type of photographer you become. Will you become a qualified, insured, licensed and professional photographer? Or, will you become a keen hobbyist that is…

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