gifts for an orphanage

What can kids learn from Christmas?

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Faceless giving does little to teach our kids the true meaning of giving. When did the spirit of giving turn into the spirit of consumerism? Our kids of all ages are targeted by advertising aimed at raising the “nag factor”. The nag factor is the effort kids put into persuading their parents to buy them […]

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becoming a widow

Why Didn’t He Call: Reasons Why Men Disappear (5 of 5)

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Once You Do This… There Is Not Turning Back. We Return To Part 5 Of: Why Didn’t He Call I know, we don’t live in a perfect world and we do things all the time that we regret latter, but that’s just part of living life. However, when you do this, it often happens unconsciously. […]

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Crafting custody arrangements

Unusual custody arrangements

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How unconventional can custody arrangements get? Is every other weekend the only option? Custody arrangements with visitation every other weekend and perhaps one mid week evening is generally considered the norm. However custody arrangements actually vary quite dramatically from one family to another. Perhaps the first place people look for strange behavior is among the […]

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Talking to the right people

Divorce and Mortgage Problems

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Has your divorce and subsequent financial situation put your home in danger of foreclosure? As the number of foreclosures rise, there are steps you can take to prevent foreclosure. Respond to the Lender If you mortgage payment is getting too much for you, talk to your lender. In about half of of cases of foreclosure, […]

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The Irreconcilable Differences Bandit

The Irreconcilable Differences Bandit

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A bank robber in California approached a teller and asked for help in wiring money without letting his wife’s attorney know about it since he was going through a divorce. He then produced a note demanding money and saying he had a gun and a bomb. The fear of losing everything is very common in […]

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What We Can Learn From Donald Trump's Divorce

What We Can Learn From Donald Trump’s Divorce

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My editor asked yesterday that I craft a piece about divorce in New York City. The writing gods are with me. Just this morning, USAToday had a front page article about Donald Trump and his former wife, Ivana, battling it out to keep the New York Times from getting “The Donald’s” 1990 divorce records unsealed. […]

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