Dad gift ideas – for every occasion

Father’s day is the big dad gift holiday, but it is by no means the only time you should be thinking about what to get the man of the house. Birthdays, Christmas, and even Valentine’s days all give you the opportunity show dad how much you care. But, when it comes to gifts, you don’t […]

A few things your kid needs to know before the big test

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School will soon be in session again, and it’s time to start thinking about how to help your child have a great year. If you have a kid who is nervous about tests, there are a number of things you can do to help them overcome their fear, and do well on the test. It is all […]

Saving for College: Doable or an Impossible Nightmare?

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Did you know 50 percent of families save for their kid’s college education? If you didn’t know, chances are you’re part of the 50 percent that doesn’t save – and, hey, there’s nothing wrong with that! Lots of financial advisors urge parents to think more about saving for their retirement, rather than saving for their […]

Back to School in Style Sweepstakes // Win 1 of 10 $100 Gift Cards!

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It’s almost time to send the kiddies back to school. Enter to win one of these fabulous prizes and send them of in style! Mom Powered Media would like to show you how much education means to them and the future of our children and are personally sponsoring a Target and American Eagle Gift Card! Aloetree is a brand new organic children’s clothing […]

Back To School Tech Sweepstakes! Win an HP 14″ Chromebook PC or other prizes!

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Welcome to the Back To School Tech Sweepstakes! At Mom Powered Media, we believe in higher education and want to help our network readers get there. To help you do just that, we are giving one lucky reader a $500 Visa Gift Card and HP 14″ Chromebook PC. There will also be 20 second place […]

The Best Treatment Options For Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy

The Best Treatment Options For Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy

Unfortunately, hemorrhoids – the varicose veins in the rectum or anus – are a common complaint among pregnant women. Because of the increasing weight during the months of pregnancy (especially during the last trimester), the veins below the uterus dilate. Symptoms may include stinging, bleeding, pain, and itching. The increase in size of hemorrhoid vessels […]

That All Important Work-Life Balance

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Once upon a time, in a land far far away, work was finite and could be left on the job site at the end of a shift. This was largely because work focused primarily on task-work. In his book “Getting Things Done” David Allen talks about how the shift from task and manufacturing work to […]

Credit Repair or Credit Reaper? How to Tell the Difference

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Unless you have been sleeping for the last 5 years, you know that our country (along with a lot of the world) is in a financial bind. Of course, if you didn’t know it already, the credit repair ads on the television and Internet probably gave you some kind of clue. The problem for many […]

Amazon App Store Deals – over $40 in Free Music Apps!

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Today, as part of the Free App of the Day program (FAD), Amazon Appstore is giving away 12 music apps worth over $40 for free! The free apps included in the Amazon Appstore Music bundle can be found on the www.amazon.com/FADMusicHits page. The popular titles include: TuneIn Radio Pro ($3.99) Shazam Encore ($4.99) WavePad Master’s Edition ($9.99) Mini Piano ($0.99) Ultimate Guitar […]

4 ways to Expand the Enjoyment of Your Home to the Outdoors

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With warmer temps and long summer days in the near future, we start to think about spending more and more time outside — especially at home. If you want to increase the value and appearance of your home, add more room, or just enjoy the pleasures of nature in any weather — you might want […]

Three of the best Android readers

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Technology has transformed the way we live. From communication to entertainment and far beyond, there is a wealth of technological options to satisfy our every need. For the most part these advances are interpreted as positive but there are some people who feel nostalgic for the simple yet tactile things like the smell of an […]

On the Road again: A firsthand trip with Kerouac

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“On the Road” is one of the rare books that has stood the test the time. It hits on the human desire to explore and to be a part of something bigger in this life; values that are even more prevalent today. With the rise of technology, it’s easy to see the Great Wall of China […]