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Ask Amy: Disabled daughter can’t take aide to the gym

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Ask Amy: Disabled daughter can’t take aide to the gym

Dear Amy: My daughter is disabled. She is unable to do much for herself, and needs an aide to help her with everything — including going to the gym. She loves going, but needs help getting onto/out of the equipment, and cleaning the equipment after use. The aide never uses the equipment; she is there solely to assist my daughter. The gym, however, wants to charge my daughter an extra fee for bringing “a guest.” This gym is part of a national chain. Several of their (very young) employees said that they must charge a fee for the aide for...

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A Plus Size Peplum Blazer

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A Plus Size Peplum Blazer

This post contains affiliate links. Everyone has that one blazer in the back of their closet that is reserved for a job interview or an important meeting. Never did I think I would have a blazer that I would want at the front of my closet until I tried on this peplum emerald blazer. Plus size work wear Working a corporate job in an office an environment it can be difficult to find plus size clothing for the board room or everyday work wear. Now I am lucky enough that my office is business casual but that is only recently....

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A Plus Size Peplum Blazer

Fashion Lifestyle

A Plus Size Peplum Blazer

This post contains affiliate links. Everyone has that one blazer in the back of their closet that is reserved for a job interview or an important meeting. Never did I think I would have a blazer that I would want at the front of my closet until I tried on this peplum emerald blazer. Plus size work wear Working a corporate job in an office an environment it can be difficult to find plus size clothing for the board room or everyday work wear. Now I am lucky enough that my office is business casual but that is only recently....

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Since opening in New York’s West Village in 2015, all-day vegan restaurant By CHLOE has expanded to Boston, Los Angeles, Providence and London

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Since opening in New York’s West Village in 2015, all-day vegan restaurant By CHLOE has expanded to Boston, Los Angeles, Providence and London

Now, the Insta-famous chain (it has 145K followers on the platform) has landed in Toronto, opening its first location at Yorkdale Mall last week. “A lot of people kept requesting us to come to Canada on social media,” says By CHLOE’s co-founder Samantha Wasser. “Our team took note of it and as we were looking into our follower base and keeping an eye on the massively growing vegan scene in Toronto, it just felt like the right time.” The Yorkdale space has been designed to resemble the brand’s very first location in New York and carries many of the signature...

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Are you looking to give your skin care regime a bit of a boost and not only pick products that work well, but are also eco-friendly? Sometimes it can seem a bit challenging to find products that do as they claim, provide you with incredible results,...

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Are you looking to give your skin care regime a bit of a boost and not only pick products that work well, but are also eco-friendly? Sometimes it can seem a bit challenging to find products that do as they claim, provide you with incredible results,...

Image by Pexels from Pixabay Whether it is the ingredients or the packaging used, skin care products can really go off the rails and end up taking quite a toll on the environment. Ingredients can be hard to break down, the manufacturing process can be wasteful, and they may not make use of biodegradable packaging. To help make your choices a little clearer cut and simple, we’ve gone ahead and put together a list of five recommended eco skin care products that not only address your skin care concerns, but do so in an environmentally-sound manner. Remove Dirt, Makeup, and...

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