Regret Me Not: Ready, Set Go 2018

Regret Me Not: Ready, Set, Go 2018 As the ball drops in Times Square and fireworks light the sky to welcome 2018, commit to a new start – an active start.  Often New Year’s Eve resolutions fizzle out before Spring, but what if the resolution is not to change your world, but to change your… Read More »

Make Christmas Mean More this Year

What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store.  What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more! – Dr. Seuss As many of us rush and rush to be ready for Christmas festivities – shopping for last-minute gifts, loading up the grocery store cart, finding the perfect Christmas clothing ensembles, kids sports events, getting dinner… Read More »

Christmas (Clean Up) List

This holiday season, let’s get our homes, lives and spirits in order.  It’s time to clear out the debris that can overshadow this Season of Joy.  We need a Christmas Clean Up that covers the physical and the spiritual.  Window cleaner and wood polish?  Good start, but try these cleansing tips: Give (But Not Necessarily… Read More »

The Ultimate Thankful Thursday!

Thanksgiving is a special time of year when we get to come together to eat, watch football, and eat again.  Before any food comas, let’s remember what this holiday is about.  What makes your heart thankful?  Look at the big picture, and remember the hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, and violence that have rocked so many lives… Read More »

Make November = New-vember

The days are getting shorter, and sometimes our resolve tends to decrease this time of year.  January 2017’s resolutions are a little stale, and most didn’t last through March.  We know that New Year’s Eve 2018 is approaching, and maybe we’ll get it into gear soon.  But why wait till New Year’s to get excited… Read More »

Halloween Thoughts: #IRL Spook-Fest!

Halloween is the time to celebrate all things spooky. It’s often associated with monsters, goblins, zombies and those darn scary clowns. Our thoughts settle on those irrational terrors that go bump in the night. While the spooky visitors from our imagination and our nightmares might make our hair stand on end or our pulse race,… Read More »

Celebrate National Special Needs Law Month with Proactive Planning – Check Out These Tips!

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has designated October as National Special Needs Law Month. Understanding the pitfalls associated with special needs planning is a must for all who assist families with children, grandchildren or other loved ones (such as parents) with special needs. Tip #1: Special needs beneficiaries require special planning.  As a society, we have come… Read More »

The D, E, Fs of Life Planning

Back to School.  The time of year when we realize that the summer months have flown by once again and that, yes, time is marching ahead at full speed.  It’s the time of year when we make sure the kids have the tools they need to be successful: notecards, glue stick, compass, composition books.  Even… Read More »