How to Avoid Plagiarism in Writing

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Plagiarism is a difficult concept for students to understand. Perhaps, you have a vague idea that to plagiarize is copying other people’s words.

However, the general idea is that plagiarism creates a false sense that you’re okay to take or change someone’s work. That is, plagiarism is the action of stealing an individual’s words, content, or phrases without giving proper credit.

Credit can be in the form of citation, quote with citation, paraphrase with in-line citation, and summary with citation. The toughest part for high school and college students is to understand the grade when teachers scrutinize a plagiarized essay or research paper.

So, take precautions when submitting your work and avoid plagiarism with some simple tips. 

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Key Benefits of Outdoor Play

The lack of outdoor play for children is increasing in many parts of America. Many children spend more time indoors or with technology.

Rather than exploring nature, children focus on excelling at video games. These drastic changes from outdoor to indoor generated a movement called a nature-deficient disorder or less outdoor playtime.

Author Robert Louv established the term nature-deficient disorder to raise awareness of the importance of outdoor play. 

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Life-Changing Ways to Prevent Parental Burnout

Parental burnout is sometimes inevitable. You most likely have to take care of the kids, the household, your kids’ schooling, and meal planning. All those mental activities take energy to deal and make decisions about them.

Usually, when you have a family, you need to consider more than taking care of your household. Of course, you might overlook this critical step. You have to take care of yourself so that you can take care of others.

Not every parent has it all figured out. That is why parental burnout often happens more than you can realize.

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