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Current Statistics About Going Back To School and What Motivates Adults

College Classroom

When I was growing up it was very uncommon to see adults going back to school. In fact, I had never heard of the phrase "continuing education." But these days statistics show that many adults go back to school and get a new college degree to improve their marketability. Some people go back to school because they are simply motivated to learn new things. They do so even when they are retired.

10 Top Reasons Smart Moms (and Dads) are working from Home in Home-Based Businesses

Woman working on laptop in home office

I watched The Accountant last night. There’s a scene in which Ben Affleck, a high functioning autistic mathematical genius who works as an accountant for dangerous criminals, but, is using the cover of being a small town CPA, counsels a couple about their finances. The husband in the scene is a farmer and the wife mentions she makes jewelry as a hobby. Affleck begins asking them questions about having a home office to save them money on their taxes. They leave his office elated. I’ve had home based businesses my whole life, but these days, more and more smart moms and dads are working from home in home-based businesses.

101 Free Active Things To Do With the Kids During The Summer To Entertain You Both

Summer fun water fight

Are you prepared for summer activites? The kids are home and while you may have activities or camps for part of the summer, you are probably looking for things to do with them while they are home. This is such a valuable time, take advantage of it. With these free things to with kids, you can both learn, bond and discover a new favorite hobby or even perhaps something even greater.

10 Ways Busy Moms Save Time and Energy by Sharing Childcare and other Mom Duties

Clothesline that says Mama in clothespins

They say, “It takes a village” and yet the idea of cooperative living hasn’t really taken off in the United Stated. I’m not talking about “Sister Wives” but why not consider a cooperative to take the burden off you and other moms? Learn how busy moms save time and energy by sharing childcare and other mom duties.

Futuristic Bra May Detect Breast Cancer in Its Earliest Stages and the Inventor Will Surprise You

EVA The Auto-Exploration Bra

You’ve heard the saying, “necessity if the mother of invention”, and in the case of 18 year old Julián Ríos Cantú of Mexico, these words are especially appropriate. Cantú’s own mother was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time when he was 13 with a fast growing and aggressive type. She underwent bilateral mastectomy, almost died and became both the inspiration and motivation behind the technology he has developed for early detection of breast cancer.

What This Woman Does When Meeting The Hungry Merits Financial and Voluntary Support

Woman Feeding the Hungry

When I met Charolette Tidwell I wondered if she ever sleeps because for most people there wouldn't be enough hours in a day to accomplish what this demure and dauntless woman does every day. At 70 she wears many hats and has more energy than people much less than half her age – an energy fueled by a generosity of spirit and strong desire to make a difference, a characteristic instilled in her by her parents, the nuns where she attended Catholic school, and her church family.

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