7+ Shocking Misconceptions about PhD Careers

Doing your PhD is a big deal for any person, but over the years there have been many misconceptions about doing it. Some believe it is beneficial for a successful career and other do not. This leaves many students and professionals with a lot of questions about the controversy. Here are the top 7 misconceptions.

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4 Things to Consider Before Letting Your Teenager Drive a Motorcycle

Guest post contributed by Hannah Whittenly

While riding a motorcycle as an adult can be fun and exhilarating as you let the wind flow through your hair and explore the scenery, it can be a different story for a teenager. Some teenagers believe that they are responsible and ready to accept the challenge that driving and being on a bike have to offer, but as a parent, you need to think about the decision of letting go too soon. There are a few benefits that could lend their way to the desire of the teen wanting to ride, which you need to talk about together.
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Ways Stay-at-home Moms Can Contribute to the Family Income

Guest post contributed by Tracey Clayton

When kids come, they become your top priority and you need to devote them all your time and attention during the first years. This often means that regular employment is out of the question, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t contribute to the family income. Nowadays there are plenty of opportunities for you to make money without leaving the house. Here are some easy ways for stay-at-home moms to earn money and still enjoy every precious moment with their kids.
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The Deeper Meaning Behind Body Art

If you are living in the 21st century and you’re at all involved or at least up to speed with the latest trends, you simply cannot – by all rules of nature and life – avoid mentioning hipsters and their habitual sleeve-tattooing. It’s impossible. But that’s okay. We won’t be focusing on THAT aspect too much.

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3 Unique Birthday Party Ideas Perfect For Summer

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A birthday is a special event that is best celebrated with a party. You could do the typical cake and ice cream, but there’s not really any fun in that idea. Get a little outside of the box when it comes to a birthday over the summer so that it’s one to remember. When you begin planning the party, think about every aspect so that the details blend together, such as the food, decorations, and games that you play. If the party is taking place at a location other than your home, then consider offering food in a theme that matches the location.
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Getting It Off the Lawn: 4 Things to Do with an Old Car

No one wants to have an old car sitting in the driveway or on the lawn. Sometimes, however, it can be hard to get rid of an older vehicle. You can’t just toss it in a trashcan, not to mention that many cities have laws against junk cars. The following are four things you can do with your old car.

Donate

Those who have a car that still works or has a number of working parts should consider donating the car. Talk to local charities or even religious organizations to see if they are interested in picking up the car. You may be able to write off the donation during the tax season, and the organization should be able to make some money off of it.
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How to Support a Child with an Eating Disorder

Guest post contributed by Dixie Somers

Anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating are the most common types of eating disorders. If your child has an obsession with food, overeats, eats very little, vomits after eating and/or eats in secret, he or she may have an eating disorder. There are several things you can do to help your child.

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How is Meditation Helpful For Us In 6 Simple Steps

Guest post contributed by Odette Cecilia

Too often, we get entrapped into a web of so many responsibilities and hectic lifestyles that we tend to forget the importance of reserving some ‘ME’ time for ourselves. Many of us don’t even consider making exercise a part of our daily routines just because we don’t find time for it. In this way; we are destroying our health in unimaginable ways.
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Healing With Hope: 3 Support Strategies To Help A Loved One With An Eating Disorder

An eating disorder is a serious condition that shouldn’t be taken lightly. When you or a loved one is dealing with this type of problem, it is always imperative that help is found. Without the proper resources, an eating disorder could become a serious and even fatal problem. Here are three support strategies to help a loved one with an eating disorder. 
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