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work-life balance

Four Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Many entrepreneurs struggle to find the perfect work-life balance. Learn four effective ways to get…

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Maternity Leave

Women Are Crowdfunding Their Maternity Leave in Droves

Technology comes into play where policy fails

New parents are using sites such as Plumfund to fund both maternity leave as well…

By Samara Lynn

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superwoman

Don’t Be Anybody’s Super (Business) Woman

Here's where we separate the superwomen from the anxious, stressed, and overwhelmed working women—because it is possible to have it all and manage everything without crumbling under pressure

How well you manage your family emergencies is the difference between a superwoman and an…

By Cameka Smith

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family values

Like a Boss: Why Family Values Matter in Business

JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison says he wouldn't have made it to the top without the love of a strong black woman

JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison shares how the importance of his faith, family values, and his…

By Alisa Gumbs

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October 1

This Financial Aid Resource for Students Opens This Weekend

Tips and info on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA available October 1! Early submission of the FAFSA will allow you to review your…

By Jessica Brown

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money

It’s Your Money. Who’s Spending It?

My recommendation: Track your spending for a month. Play close attention to money spent to provide for the wants and needs of others

It’s your money. Whether you’re barely making ends meet or have more than enough, you’ve…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks Leadership and Giving Her Children the World, Literally (PartI)

Her children are excelling both academically and socially; they've even learned to speak and write Arabic

Her children are excelling both academically and socially. They’ve even learned to speak and write…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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What Janet Jackson’s Latest Decision Teaches Us About Work and Family

Jackson's decision to postpone her tour for family is a teachable lesson to us all

Find out what family and work-life lessons you can learn from Janet Jackson’s latest decision…

By Courtney Connley

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All They Want For Christmas Is You

There's nothing like the gift of your undivided attention

Don’t give in to the mad rush and pressure. This Christmas, help your pocketbook and…

By Robin White Goode

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black family business

5 Things to Think About When Friends and Family Ask For Loans

How to handle the pressure to lend

Almost everyone has a story about asking for a loan from a friend or…

By Stacey Tisdale

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10 Creative Ideas for Father’s Day

Check out this awesome list of gift ideas for dad

Feeling stuck about what to get dad for Father’s Day? Check out this awesome list…

By Kandia Johnson

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Top 10 Best States for Working Mothers

Study examines child care, professional opportunities, and work-life balance

WalletHub releases a report to show the best and worst states for working mothers.

By Courtney Connley

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Wendy Williams: ‘Marriage and Babies Stunt a Woman’s Growth Career-Wise’

The TV host suggests women should wait until after their 20s to have a husband and kids

Wendy Williams opens up about work/life balance and suggests that women wait until after their…

By Courtney Connley

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Child Safety: 5 Awesome Organizations to Follow on Twitter and Facebook

These groups offer advice, tips and insights for your family

For safety tips, parenting advice and information related to child safety, check out some of…

By Kandia Johnson

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Nationwide Presents ‘Make Safe Happen’ to Reduce Preventable Accidents

On Super Bowl Sunday, millions will have access to resources to save children's lives

Join the movement and help Make Safe Happen, through the use of a new mobile…

By Cristie Leondis

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Black History Month: 7 Cool, Must-See Civil Rights Landmarks and Tours

From the East Coast to the West, these are spots you and the family won't want to miss

Here are seven must-see Civil Rights landmarks. From the Rosa Parks bus to the MLK…

By Cristie Leondis

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Should an Engagement Ring Be Financed?

Could your fiance be in over his head by spending too much?

Here’s how to understand where the engagement ring’s value truly lies.

By Kenny Pugh

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Review: Postcards From Cookie By Caroline Clarke

Unsought revelations about the author's adoption triggers a joyful and challenging expansion of the definition and experience of family.

Unsought revelations about the author’s adoption—including her connection to a legendary entertainer—triggers a joyful and…

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Black Author Provides His 5 Tips to Raising Successful Children in New Book

Author of the new book 'Raising Supaman' shares his keys to parenting

The entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and writer believes great kids don’t happen by accident

By Alisa Gumbs

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Motherhood vs. Career Pursuits: Professional Women Share Their Stories

Professionals talk childbearing, life balance and family planning choices

Professional women from across the country, from a single working mother to a woman who’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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