Teens: 5 Tips for Conducting a Successful Job Search


1. Know what soft skills to market. Your soft skills are invaluable to your job search success. Become aware of your soft skills that are your strengths and best suited for the job you are applying for. Employees use soft skills as an indicator to determine what type of employee you may be, how well […]

The Magical Tradition of Quinceanera

The only thing fathers dread more than IRS audits or getting trapped on an island without SportsCenter, is their daughter’s plunge into womanhood by joining the dating world, so the Quinceañera is just as emotionally helpful for them as their 15-year-old. Similar to the concept of Bat Mitzvah’s and often associated with ceremonially exiting childhood, girls […]

5 Steps to Motivate Your Teen to Find a Job

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Parents, the world has changed since you looked for your first job. Today’s labor market is crowded with laid-off and terminated individuals plus displaced homemakers and workers. Add to that people previously self-employed are now unemployed as a result of economic conditions. Because of this, today’s job market is more competitive than ever. Teens are […]

Supporting our Military with Cell Phones for Soldiers

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Cell Phones For Soldiers Makes It Easy To Show Your Support to Military Members “Many have left their families to defend our freedom. We salute their bravery; we express our appreciation and support to their families. And we pray for their safe return.” – Bob Taft During National Military Appreciation Month, a month-long celebration to […]

Why I Have an Only Child – For all of the NOSY People

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When my son was little, well-meaning but really dumb people would ask me when I was having another child. When I told them I wasn’t really thinking of having another, they said well-meaning and totally stupid things like: What if something happens to him? I assumed they meant death. Well, it’s not like I would […]

Prevent Cyberbullying: Control Your Child’s Social Media Habits

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Relatively speaking, cyberbullying is a new phenomenon. Bullying, however, has been around since the beginning of time. It refers to the tendency some people have to intimidate, harass, stalk, control and sometimes harm other individuals, using a number of methods and tools. Because of the added convenience of anonymity, the Internet is ideally suited for cyberbullying. Cyberbullying […]

Bobby Kent and My Anxious Parenting

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My son went to prom last night. I finally attempted to go to bed at 11:45, but I didn’t sleep. I got in bed and read for about fifteen minutes until I heard the front door. Then, I ran downstairs to make sure my son was OK. He was there with his girlfriend. He was […]

5 For Friday: Go Ask Daddy About Cheap Textiles, Roman Bloodsports and Crooked Letters

It’s Friday. Yes, that means Pizza Friday (for lunch and dinner, as it turns out this week), but it also means it’s time to answer the kids’ questions, great and small. You ought to see the lineup. I have a couple that have inspired posts of their own. I want to take a paragraph to […]

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