How To Make The Most Of Your Summer Job

  For most of the past decade, my summer jobs have been haunted by screaming children. Don’t think “scary movie,” though — more like “public pool” (and “summer camp,” and “family friendly restaurant”). Despite the decibel level, I managed to learn a few tricks in those jobs, even when the work itself seemed like an inconvenience on…

Beyond The Badge – VIDEO

National Police Week was established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962 and this year is commemorated May 14 through May 20, 2017. National Police Week pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. During National Police Week, Sunmark will…

Best Small Businesses for ‘Mompreneurs’

Moms wear many hats: chauffeur, nurse, chef, storyteller, slayer of monsters. Donning the entrepreneurial hard hat means adding another responsibility to your ever-evolving tasks. But those in the know say it can be done. “Every mom is an entrepreneur by nature,” says Ianthe Mauro, founder of Objects With Purpose, a company that makes nontoxic candles…

10 Secrets Of Great Moms

We found this interesting list of 10 secrets of great moms from Redbook magazine. Who knew? Gather Helping Hands. Enlist everyone you can to help you. Just because you’re a mother, that doesn’t mean you have to be Wonder Woman. Help Homework Happen. As soon as your kids get home from school, set them up for homework…

How to Find Your Net Worth

Net worth isn’t just a seven-figure number representing a celebrity’s wealth, or an even larger number measuring a company’s balance sheet. Everyone has a net worth, and calculating yours can be a step toward assessing your financial health. What you own minus what you owe The formal definition of net worth is the combined value of your…

Mom Moments Contest

  Sunmark congratulates Marlene Engel, winner of the Sunmark Mom Moments contest. Marlene wrote: “My mom isn’t just the person who gave me life, she is one of my closest friends. She has always been there for me and my children. From being a young mom and staying home to help raise my kids to…

50 Earth Day Tips At Home

First organized in 1970, Earth Day is a day set aside to remember and appreciate the Earth’s environment, and our responsibilities and roles within it. With help from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, here are 50 ways you can help the planet.   In the kitchen… Set the refrigerator temperature between 38 F and 42 F.…