When I was first out of college, I found myself in the middle of the Great Recession. Jobs were scarce, college grads struggled, and dropouts like myself found themselves cornered. It was a brutal time in my life that involved me sleeping in my car.
Two nuclear explosions. 80 million dead. More war crimes than any other event in human history. Entire continents turned upside-down. That's World War II in a nutshell.
Getting pregnant isn't as easy as television shows make it out to be. Most people who try to conceive rarely ever get blessed within the first month that they are trying to have a child. In fact, studies show that it can take months to be able to get pregnant—and that's when you're actively trying.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was the book that opened up the magical world of reading for many children. As the franchise grew, so did the number of children who owed their love of reading to J.K. Rowling's amazing series.
The traditional stock market is not in a good place right now. The news recently revealed that we had the worst Christmas Eve stock reading since the Great Depression, and people are beginning to panic.
It's no secret that kids need all the help they can get if they are going to succeed in life today. The most important asset children can gain during their formative years is an education that is strong in both STEM and creative fields.