Moms share their tips for dealing with back-to-school stress

Staying at home is a small sacrifice during the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s not without its challenges. How does one ward off loneliness in the absence of community? What can we do to keep anxiety at bay during such an emotionally fraught time? How do we fill the hours stretching out before us, and use this time to make connections, pursue long-neglected hobbies and discover new ones, and inject a little positivity and calm into

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5 Growth Stocks With Strong Balance Sheets

The latest data points to the fact that the U.S. economy is rapidly getting back on track.

The latest ISM data shows July PMI at 54.2, the highest level in the past year, with greatest strength in the food, beverage and tobacco sector, followed by chemical products, computer & electronic products and then petroleum and coal. This represents encouraging expansion in manufacturing.

The latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department

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Bloomingdale’s Names Kelley Carter Fashion Director for Home

Kelley Carter has joined Bloomingdale’s as home fashion director, with responsibilities for leading trend forecasting and discovering new resources across home textiles, housewares, tabletop, furniture and luggage.

“Kelley has an incredible eye for design,” said Kevin Harter, Bloomingdale’s vice president of integrated marketing and fashion direction.

Carter will collaborate with Bloomingdale’s merchant and marketing teams “to bring trends to life via a curated product assortment in-store and online, and visually on Bloomingdale’s marketing channels and

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Crafting A Strong MBA Elevator Pitch

online, the elevator pitch is more important than ever.” data-reactid=”29″With COVID-19 forcing MBA admissions interviews online, the elevator pitch is more important than ever.

Fortuna Admissions, recently offered a few tips on how MBA applicants can make a powerful elevator pitch.” data-reactid=”30″Sharon Joyce, of Fortuna Admissions, recently offered a few tips on how MBA applicants can make a powerful elevator pitch.

Joyce recommends

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Rides your pooch will love

You can’t miss Kristina Williamson and her goldendoodle in the 2020 Jeep Wrangler.

“Maverick is my copilot,” said Williamson, co-host of “Broadway & Krissy in the Morning” on New Country 93.1 FM in Detroit that airs weekdays from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.

“I have the doors and top off the Jeep 24/7. He just sits in my passenger seat and watches people go by,” she said. “Everyone smiles at him at stoplights. It’s awesome

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Dungeons & Dragons’ new sourcebook, ‘Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything,’ brings diversity to fantasy world

The cover for Tasha's Cauldron of Everything, a new D&D sourcebook set to release Nov. 17.
The cover for Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, a new D&D sourcebook set to release Nov. 17.

Those who dabble in fantasy worlds – books, videos, movies or classic tabletop role-playing games – probably have a preset idea of what an elf is. 

Fantasy worlds have their archetypes, and those standards haven’t left much room for diversity in the past. Dungeons & Dragons is looking to change that with an upcoming release. 

“Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything”

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Discussing the Election at School Is Tricky, but Teachers Are More Prepared Than Ever

From Good Housekeeping

In the weeks before Election Day, Hillary Clinton’s success seemed all but guaranteed. Kyle Stumpf, who teaches government at Jenison High School in Michigan, asked students to complete an electoral college prediction. Only a handful of kids in his class of 60 picked Trump as the winner — a forecast in line with national polls at the time.

On the day after the election, teachers had been prepared to conduct business as

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Hoboken Has $521K To Help Those Behind On Rent Due To Coronavirus

HOBOKEN, NJ — Has the coronavirus pandemic made it difficult for you to pay rent after March 1? If you fall within income limits and don’t have other resources or significant savings, you can apply to get some of the $521,313 made available to Hoboken residents through the federal CARES Act.

In addition, during the State of Emergency, no tenant is permitted to be evicted from their home or apartment for the inability to pay

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Business partner of Falwells says he had long affair with evangelical power couple

By Aram Roston

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a claim likely to intensify the controversy surrounding one of the most influential figures in the American Christian conservative movement, a business partner of Jerry Falwell Jr has come forward to say he had a years-long sexual relationship involving Falwell’s wife and the evangelical leader.

Giancarlo Granda says he was 20 when he met Jerry and Becki Falwell while working as a pool attendant at the Fontainebleau Miami

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It Goes Down in Nicholas Braun’s DMs

Photo credit: Ross Philips
Photo credit: Ross Philips

From Esquire

Nicholas Braun and I are trying to figure out if there’s anything fun we can do over Zoom. It’s a Thursday afternoon in mid-August, and we’re facing the same conundrum that anyone trying to maintain a social life has experienced since the Coronavirus confined human interaction to the screen. Earlier in the pandemic, Braun joined in on a big game of Codenames organized by director Jason Reitman. They had

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Talita von Furstenberg Dives Into Wholesale With TVF

As TVF, the name of her sportswear label hints at, Talita von Furstenberg’s fashion industry lineage cannot be denied.

When your grandmother is Diane von Furstenberg, there is no better in-house consultant. In touch with the famed designer 10 times a day via text, phone or FaceTime, the younger von Furstenberg described her as “a mom and a best friend.” The 21-year-old NYU senior said that she can always turn to the family’s namesake about

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6 bad habits that are holding you back from being as mentally strong as you can be

Create a lifestyle that helps you reach your goals. 

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Create a lifestyle that helps you reach your goals.
  • Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author.

  • Many people mistake mental strength for being above mental challenges, or easily handling any upsets that come their way.

  • Instead, Morin explains, mental strength is found by creating “a lifestyle that assists you in reaching your goals” — setting yourself up for success

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Digital marketing is an all-important 2020 business skill. Learn it now before you start your company

TLDR: The Entrepreneur’s 2.0 Digital Marketing Tools Bundle is a comprehensive guide to a host of strategies for successful online business building in 2020.

If you’re a business owner in 2020, you better have some ideas about how your product or service is going to capture attention online. If you haven’t thought through exactly how that will happen, you might want to put the brakes on everything until you do.

Optimized content can drive up

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How COVID-19 and budget woes have changed what ‘back to school’ means at Cal State

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As 480,000 California State University students prepare to log on for the start of a new academic year, the coronavirus crisis has produced uneven effects throughout the system on enrollment, budgets and even the number of students permitted to take in-person classes.

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Film student transforms toast into her favorite films on Tik Tok

Toast is the most basic breakfast, but these slices on TikTok are making everyone do a double take.

Zara Kaye, a 21-year-old film student from Los Angeles, California, is bringing some of her favorite films to life on bread.

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Gunman Tarrant wanted to kill ‘as many as possible’

Survivors and relatives of victims are attending the court hearing
Survivors and relatives of victims are attending the court hearing

The man who killed 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand in 2019 had plans to target a third mosque, his sentencing hearing has heard.

Brenton Tarrant also planned to burn down the mosques, wanting to “inflict as many fatalities as possible”.

The Australian has pleaded guilty to 51 counts of murder, 40 attempted murders and one charge of terrorism.

Tarrant, 29, faces life

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Hoboken Revises Coronavirus Death Toll, Gives New Testing Info

HOBOKEN, NJ — The city of Hoboken adjusted its total coronavirus fatality number to 31 on Thursday (it was previously reported as 29), and announced that testing will be offered at two sites rather than just one this coming week.

Mayor Ravi Bhalla explained, “Sadly, we were informed of two previous fatalities related to COVID-19 that were only recently reported to the Health Department, a female in her late 60s who passed away in April,

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The Iranian immigrant who conquered online video tech

The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Shahrzad Rafati, founder and boss of internet video technology firm BroadbandTV (BBTV).

Shahrzad Rafati was only 13 when she decided she would one day build a global business.

She also knew that she wouldn’t be able to achieve her dream if she stayed in her native Iran.

So at the age of 17 her drive and

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