Every mom dreamer needs a few things: a great plan, a supportive family and... a mentor? Yes, a mentor — or better yet, mentors. Mentors can help guide you on your journey, offering support, being a sounding board and more.Read Full Story
Texting, playing video games (aside from Wii and other active games) and sitting in front of a computer may be fun and games, but these activities don't burn many calories. These sedentary activities contribute to childhood obesity, which has tripled over the past 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Obese kids are more likely to develop high cholesterol, cancer, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, for starters. Clearly, the dangers for overweight kids go beyond being able to fit into a pair of fashionable jeans. That’s why Strong Women, Strong Girls, a nationally recognized mentoring program, is on a mission to help young girls develop a healthy lifestyle.Read Full Story
Even though the economy has recently shown small signs of improvement, it still appears that a full, global economic recovery will take several years. That means more people are competing for fewer jobs – so what can a woman do to improve her chances of career success? Become a mentor! Why? Because becoming a mentor could actually boost your career. Here’s how to mentor your way to success.Read Full Story
As Mother's Day approaches, we think about recognizing our moms and maybe a special day with the kids. But what about that person in your life that makes you a better parent? How about, this Mother's Day, recognize the person or persons that make you a better mother.Read Full Story
If you've driven down the street, turned on a TV set, or picked up a magazine recently, you've probably been bombarded with messages about how you should look in order to feel good about yourself. You might even be surrounded by people in your day-to-day life who eagerly line up in judgment and point the finger of disapproval at your body type.Read Full Story
The number of millennials in the workforce continues to rise. Armed with advanced education and on-the-job training, they're taking over important roles within companies and organizations. In order to keep advancing, you'll need the resources necessary to not only succeed, but to get promotions and grow your career. Here are several ways to gain and keep momentum by tapping into these five resources right at your fingertips.Read Full Story
It seems like you can't turn around without seeing an article about how important it is for a woman to have a mentor. I agree that having someone who's been down a path before you is invaluable to building a career. What happens when you can't find the right person?Read Full Story
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