According to an Edison Research study, the percentage of total podcast users grew 163 percent between 2006 and 2012; in 2014, there was a 25 percent uptick in Americans age 12 and up who had listened to a podcast in the last month, totaling 39 million Americans.
What you wouldn't know from first glance is that this 17-year-old is actually a teen mogul. Emma is already a published author and on the fast track to turning her one-year-old jewelry business into a six figure money-maker by the end of 2014.
It' s my duty to help them seek balance and strive for success in every part of their lives. But starting now, at ages 3 and 5, I hope my children start to absorb the message that dating is positive. Their bodies' signals are natural and beautiful.
I guess I was. And I see now how much better behaved my kids are now that they have that better, more chilled-out mom. More polite language. Better listening and chore-doing. Fewer meltdowns -- and quicker apologies in the event of a spaz-out.
Any major life change--including an unexpected job loss can increase the risk of a once-close friendship falling apart. As a result, the global recession is challenging untold numbers of female friendships.