Skip to main content

25 Days of Self-Care To Treat Yourself During The Holidays

Self-care is often overlooked. Especially this year, as stress and uncertainty has taken over a majority of our lives. Nonetheless, the concept of self-care is extremely important, as it helps encourage maintaining a healthy relationship with yourself and others.  With the holidays coming up, stress seems to consume us even more due to the pressures that accompany the holiday season — travel plans, hosting relatives and finding the perfect gifts for all your friends and family. So this year, gift yourself by filling your December calendar with some holiday self-care ! Below is a list of self-care ideas to get you started so you can nourish yourself for the holidays. Write Yourself a Love Letter An important aspect of self-care is being kind to yourself and practicing self-love, so start by writing yourself a thoughtful love letter. Write down things you love and admire about yourself, no matter how big or small they might be. If you are in need of a place to begin, check out this prin

The Post-COVID Job Market: 3 Potential Careers for Parents

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on career fields across the country. Millions of Americans lost their jobs during the pandemic and many are still struggling to find employment. According to a study on the COVID-19 recession,
one in five U.S. renters with kids are still struggling to keep up with rent during the pandemic, and 27.5 million people don't have health insurance.

It's no surprise then that many parents are looking to make career shifts to find stable employment both during and after the pandemic. But what are some of the best career options for parents right now? Here are a few career options to keep in mind.

Medical Assistants

The medical industry has seen significant growth during the COVID-19 pandemic because of high demand. But what makes the medical field a good choice for parents is that the demand for medical assistants won't be going away. In fact, pre-pandemic, the employment of medical assistants was expected to grow by 19% between 2019 and 2029. Even the profession of osteopathic doctors has grown 63% in the last decade. Additionally, depending on the career route you'd like to take, the path to becoming a medical assistant typically takes only between nine months to three years.

Project Managers

Project managers oversee all phases of a project and make sure it runs on-time and on-budget. The demand for project managers is extremely high with over 22 million projected job openings through 2027. The reason why project management is in such high demand is because it's needed across a wide array of industries. You can be a project manager for construction projects, corporate event planning, wedding planning, marketing, and more. What's more, it only takes approximately two months to get a PMP certification if you're willing to study for three hours each day.

Digital Marketing Specialists

Digital marketing has seen a major surge in recent years. In fact, LinkedIn currently lists digital marketing specialists as one of the top 10 most in-demand jobs right now. What makes digital marketing ideal for parents is that you can do this work remotely and you may even be able to make your own hours depending on the job you take on. While a degree in digital marketing may come in handy, you can typically find online certifications and classes that can help you develop the skills you need to apply for these jobs.

The current job market is a bit of a nightmare. But by being strategic with your career shift and having a strategy in mind for the kind of jobs you want, you can make finding your next career as a parent post-pandemic a little bit easier.


Popular posts from this blog

Copycat Boston Pizza's Bandera Bread

Have you ever had a craving for something but then once you looked at it you realized, I can make that myself for next to nothing? That's how I felt last night I thought about ordering in some food but then realized I really don't want to spend any money. I really wanted pizza bread from Boston Pizza. So I recreated it and oh my goodness was it ever good.  Don’t knock the simplicity this dish is sweet and salty and savoury all in one. The best Bandera Bread you can make is at home in your own oven, it costs Pennie’s on the dollar making it a frugal craving fixer that anyone can create!   Pizza Bread Dough 1 cup warm water 1 tsp instant yeast 1 tsp sugar 2 cups flour 1 pinch of salt  Seasoning 1 tbsp melted butter 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion salt 1 tsp parsley 1 tsp rosemary 1 tsp basil 1 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp sugar 1. Combine the water, yeast, and 1 tsp of sugar and pinch of salt in the mixing bowl and let stand for 5 minutes. Add the flour and salt

Affordable Ways To Make Your Home Look Luxurious

How do they do it? Professional designers seem to pull it off so effortlessly, but how will you make your home look more luxurious? You could just employ a professional or you can personally undertake the task of transforming your home into a place of luxury on a budget. In order to save money on your purchases, be creative and vigilant in your pursuit for the perfect style. Follow our budget-friendly ways for making your home a vision of luxury. Think it through, choose a style Luxury look isn’t enough to go on, so before you start shopping and wasting your money on furniture and decorations you might not even use in the end, first do some research. Go online and do some window shopping and find which style is more to your liking . An elegant Victorian style or something more modern and chic? Don’t get me wrong, you may want to mix and match, but before you commit by buying anything, consider what look you are going for. White is the color of elegance Choosing white as yo

DIY Table Revamp

I wanted to share a little DIY with you guys that involves duct tape! A few months ago my daughter's little chair that goes with her table she sits at every day tore and she made it worse by pulling all of the stuffing out of the seat! What started out as a quick fix turned into a great idea. She loved her seat so much that she has now decided that her table has look cool too so being the smarty pants that she is, she tore her table!