January 2019
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How to Choose a Dance Studio

How to Choose a Dance Studio

Tweens: The number of dance studio options can easily make any parent feel overwhelmed. A good place to start is to consider your child’s unique interests before selecting a studio. This can help you narrow down the choices, as there’s no uniform “right” studio. Local studios offer a multitude of dance class choices including theater, modern, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, ballroom, Bollywood, improv - you name it! Read more…

When to Begin Managing an Aging Parent’s Affairs

When to Begin Managing an Aging Parent’s Affairs

Legal: When is it the right time to begin managing an aging parent’s affairs? It is difficult for loved ones to know when to step-in and assist an aging parent with his financial and medical affairs. Conversations about money can be uncomfortable and parents may become suspicious or defensive when the topic is raised. They may resist doctor visits out of fear that their capacity is being evaluated. It is no wonder we resist having these conversations no matter how crucial they are. Unfortunately, as our loved ones age, they may lose the capacity to manage their financial and medical affairs and cognitive decline, coupled with isolation, can often make aging parents easy targets for elder abuse, specifically financial exploitation. Read more…
Camps: Thinking about overnight camp for your child? Attending overnight camp is an important experience for a child, helping them to gain independence, self-confidence and resilience, which are all skills that are needed to become successful adults. But how do parents know when the right time is to send their child to camp? Read more…
Contests: Enter to win Cinco Linko the super-simple, five-in-a row tile game that you can clip on your bag and play on the go. No game board required. It sounds simple, but when other players block your every move winning can go from simple to tricky in a flah. Available at Walmart stores. For ages 8 and up. Enter now for a chance to win! Read more…

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