Family

Married Filing Jointly Vs. Separately: What You Need To Know

August 19, 2021
When couples talk about things they need to do after the wedding, they usually mean packing for the honeymoon or opening gifts. But one of the most important things couples need to talk about after (or better yet, before) the wedding is their tax filing status. A person's filing status...

Five Special Stocking Filler Gift Ideas For 2021

August 9, 2021
The last two years have been a bit of a write-off. The pandemic stopped us from gathering with friends and family over the holiday periods, which meant that Christmas has not been the same since 2019. Hopefully, Christmas 2021 will be something similar to what we are used to and...

Five Ways To Make Your Daughter’s Homecoming Dance Unforgettable

August 9, 2021
Homecoming dances are just around the corner, which means your daughter is no doubt excited beyond belief for this significant event. Few moments in your daughter’s teenage life will feel as important as this -- so do not mess it up. No pressure, right? Wrong! That was a trick question,...

When Is It Time To End A Marriage?

August 7, 2021
Marriages are meant to last forever, but that is not always realistic. People grow apart, communication breaks down, or arguments become too overbearing.  But even people who think it might be better to end the marriage will not do so straight away -- they often work hard on it for...

How To Strengthen Your Child’s Bond With Their Grandparents

Grandparents Bond
August 6, 2021
If you have ever turned to your parents or your partner’s parents for help with childcare or advice about child-rearing, you know how important and how wonderful grandparents can be. Physical distance, ill health, and differences in styles of parenting can sometimes create a gap between grandparents, their kids, and...