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How to Generate Blog Ideas that will Keep Readers Coming Back

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A well-written and regularly updated blog is a great marketing tool for a variety of reasons. A blog drives people to your website, helps you build your personal or company brand, and allows you to develop a relationship with customers or readers. But let’s face it, the blog that you vowed to update every two or three weeks can seem like another mind-numbing chore as time passes and your enthusiasm wanes. What’s worse is that, pretty soon, you start running out of material. After all, you already covered everything obvious and worthwhile, right? What’s left to write about? Read More »

A Family Who Plays Together, Stays Together

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By Lauren Putnam of McCarthy Music (www.mccarthypiano.com) It’s no secret that music enriches lives. In fact, according to the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), 85% of people who do not play a musical instrument say they wish they had learned to play one. And, when it comes to kids, learning a musical instrument has numerous benefits. Music not only ... Read More »

How Vulnerable To Hackers Are Mobile-Payment Apps?

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Making a purchase or other payment is not like it used to be. These days, cash and credit cards aren’t the necessities they once were because alternative-payment options are just a tap or two away on a mobile device through apps such as Google Wallet, Apple Pay, Square, Levelup, Kash and PayPal. But just how secure are those mobile-payment apps and who makes sure that the companies behind them are doing all they can to keep your personal data safe? Read More »

Do Women Really Need a Period?

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It might sound unnatural or even impossible, but thanks to modern medicine, ditching your period for months, years or even permanently is definitely within reach for certain women wanting to part with Mother Nature’s monthly “gift.” Sure, periods were great back when pregnancy scares were a real issue – because let’s be honest, we’ve all been there before – but if you’ve currently got a full house, an empty uterus and are just plain tired of menstruating, why not get rid of your period all together? For those seeking to part with their period, we’ve got some awesome news you should be privy to. But first – a fun facts about women’s most hated time of the month Read More »

10 Signs You’re Still a Kid at Heart

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If you believe growing up is a trap, being an adult is overrated and Lucky Charm marshmallows are the most delicious breakfast food currently available on the cereal market, then this list is for you. Join us as we salute our inner child without an ounce of shame. Read More »

5 Must-Have Accessories for Fall

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Despite the sweltering heat still making its way across the country, there are a few signs of the season to come. The days are getting shorter and as the sun sets, you can start to feels signs of the cool autumn air. Any fashionista will tell you that fall is the best season of the year because you can layer, layer and layer some more. And when it comes to finding pieces to layer, there’s nothing better or easier than accessories. Wear these five essential accessories separately for five different looks or put them together for an old school-meets-modern vibe suitable for any mom. Read More »