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Pawternity Leave Is A Thing

In today's job market, perks make a difference! Many companies offer bonuses, moving expenses and at-work massages to entice potential employees in a tight job market. While traditional perks can still seal the deal, some employers are tapping into our live of pets and offering pet paternal leave...
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How Long Can You Leave Wet Clothes In The Washer?

The one chore that never ends is laundry and with all those loads needing washing and drying, there are times when wet clothes are left in the washing machine. Wither you chose not to place wet clothes in the dryer of an empty house due to the fire risk or starting a load in the washer just before...
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Tricks To Get The Kids Moving in The Morning

Parents know the most difficult challenge of the day is right at the beginning! Getting the kids up, fed, dressed and out the door on time is no easy feat. Packing up lunches, stuffing homework into backpacks and having shoes ready and waiting by the door are a few of the basics that most parents...
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Fall Foliage Forecast Map

Although it may seems like winter is an eternity away, in many parts of the country the beauty of green tree leaves will begin to change as well move into autumn. SmokyMountains.com has released its annual interactive fall foliage forecast map, predicting when and where the leaves will be at their...
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Website Platforms Pairs Paying Freelance Jobs For Those On Family Leave From Work

While employers are required to offer 12 weeks of family leave, 88% of workers have no access to paid maternity leave or paid paternity leave in America. Add to that 43% of women leave the workforce after having children and do not return due to what's call the " material wall " of discrimination...
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Cheat Sheet As To When You Can Stop Watching A Baseball Game

When it comes to leaving a sporting event early, baseball wins hands down. The average nine-inning Major League Baseball game in 2017 took three hours and five minutes to complete, setting an all-time record. And unlike the current marathon affairs in college football, baseball is not exactly...
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The Valentine's Day Gift Meant For Her Husband Ended up Ending A Marriage

You wouldn't think a Valentine's Day gift would result in the ending of a 15 year marriage. Neither did a 42-year old wife and mother of three when she was shopping for a Valentine’s Day gift for her husband. Knowing the best kind of gift is one that's personal she stopped by a local book store and...
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How To Gracefully Bail Out On Committed Plans

: Parties, coffee, get-togethers, a girls night out! Our social calendars can be super full at times. Although it is nice to be so popular there are times you commit to an event and later regret doing so. But rather than hurt your friend's feelings or endanger a job promotion, you can take the...
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The Polite Way To Get Party Guests To Go Home

Nothing can ruin a perfect party than the lingering guests. Those who are enjoying themselves so much that you take it as a compliment. But let's face it, you're exhausted and are ready to call it a night. Fortunately we've consulted Mary Berry, a former judge of The Great British Bake-Off and the...
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Men Share Women Struggles Of Balancing Work and Home

The balance between work and life is a hard and generally speaking it's the woman who are more stressed. But a worldwide study of 250,000 people finds that indeed women are stressed balancing a career and home life, but men as just as stressed but appear to conceal it more often. The study found...
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