Author: Kristen Radford

5 Reasons to Always be Grateful for Family

We know as well as anyone: family relationships can be tough. But this time of year, as you’re thinking about everything you’re thankful for, we’re sure your family tops the list. That’s because, at the end of the day, your family is your support system and gives you purpose in life. Here are a few… Read more »

How to Tactfully Opt Out of Family Holiday Events

Stuck with the ever-difficult decision about spending the next big holiday at your parents’ home or your in-laws’? That predicament can be even more troubling if you don’t want to do either! Don’t worry; it’s okay to want to spend the holidays in the comfort of your own home and your own family traditions. But… Read more »

6 Rules of Holiday Child-Sharing

Sharing custody of your children is never easy, but it can be particularly difficult – and painful – during the holiday season. Whether or not it’s your turn to see your child’s eyes light up on Christmas morning, or share the fun of the eighth night of Hanukkah, there are a few things you can… Read more »

6 Ways to Avoid Family Drama This Holiday Season

It’s Halloween, and that means the holiday season is just around the corner. It also means that you’ve likely already begun asking questions like “my family or yours?” While the holiday season is a time of cheer and joy, it can also be stressful when it comes to family situations. Here are a few ways… Read more »

Keeping Kids Safe this Halloween

When you’re a child, there’s no time of year quite like Halloween. From dressing up in crazy costumes to roaming the neighborhood for candy and sweets to parties at school and church, this is truly a magical time of year for a kiddo. Unfortunately, it can also be a dangerous time of year – particularly… Read more »

Trick-or-Treat Tips for Divorced Parents

If you’re divorced, you know that holidays can pose some unique difficulties when it comes to the kids. And with Halloween right around the corner, make sure kids are getting treated and not tricked with these tips for divorced parents. Agree Ahead on Upcoming Plans If you’ve got plans for the kids on Halloween night,… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions about Guardianship

Parenting a child is an unquestionably critical role, but sometimes, parents are either unable or unwilling to care for their biological children. That said, minor children still need to be cared for; that’s where legal guardianship can be a blessing to a child in need. Here are a few oft-asked questions about guardianship: Who can… Read more »

9 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe in School

With fall officially here and kids back in school, there’s no doubt your home life has transformed just a bit from the laid-back summer vibe to the busy school schedules. And while it’s easy to assume kids couldn’t be safer than they are at school, the unfortunate truth is that there are risks and dangers… Read more »

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Step-Children

Ever since Cinderella, step-mothers have become villains akin to wicked witches and big bad wolves. But today, when kids more than ever need the support and love of their adult family members, good relationships with step-parents are critical. While not an exact science, there are many ways you can help foster a loving, respectful relationship… Read more »

4 Things You Should Know About Divorce in Nevada

Divorce is never a pleasant topic, and when it comes to understanding the proceedings, it can be confusing; after all, a divorce is different in every state. Here are a few things you should know about getting divorced in Nevada. Nevada is a “no-fault” state. As a “no-fault” state, this means that, in Nevada, the… Read more »

10 Fun Fall Family Activities

If you’ve been enjoying slightly cooler weather and the promise of weekend football games you already know: autumn is upon us! And while this time of year can be particularly busy for families with school-aged children, it’s important to make sure you get some quality family time in between homework, school plays and soccer practice.… Read more »

What’s an Annulment?

You’ve likely heard the term “annulment” before, but you may wonder what exactly this means – legally speaking. And when it comes to dissolving a marriage, it’s important to understand the differences between annulment and divorce – and whether or not you qualify for the former. What’s the difference between annulment and divorce First it’s… Read more »