28th October 2021
Happy 18th Birthday! Now What?

Happy 18th Birthday! Now What?

When you were a minor (under the age of 18), your parents were considered your legal guardians and were responsible for making all of your decisions for you. Now that you are an adult, their legal authority is very limited if not completely gone. Although this new found freedom may sound exciting, there are a few things you need to consider.
20th September 2020

Do You Really Need a Guardianship?

Let’s face it, whether it’s choice or circumstance, everyone who has a child is not always ready to be a parent.  These situations will often arise because the parent is very young themselves.  In other situations, the parent is serving in the military or has a job that has taken them far away from a support system.  An altogether different scenario is because the parent is struggling with substance use issues or criminality. Whatever the case may be, well-meaning grandparents and extended family members want to ensure the safety and well-being of their minor loved ones.
13th September 2020

Kid Acting Up? Why the School Could Be To Blame

As a parent, there are many times that you may become frustrated with your child.  Most times, that frustration will come when you’ve asked them to do something and they simply don’t do it.  It could be the easiest thing in the world, like putting your dirty clothes in the laundry basket when you take them off.  But what do you do when it’s as basic as taking a shower?