While it may not be your ideal decision, sometimes your children may need to fly alone or in the company of someone other than you. If you wind up in this situation, the best thing you can do is be prepared.
One of life’s greatest joys is travel, and traveling abroad can be especially exciting and enlightening. However, when you travel abroad, you can face additional stress. After all, you will be far from home, may not have access to the same stores and such as in the US, and some countries have certain laws in place that could spell trouble if you are not prepared. As such, here are five things that you should not forget when you’re traveling abroad. Continue reading
A name can have a big impact on who you are and how you feel about yourself. That is why it should not be surprising that so many celebrities have changed their name. Next time you find yourself wondering if your name is the one you were destined to have, think about these 10 celebrities that changed their name and reached the heights of superstardom. Continue reading
Congratulations, you’re getting married! Whether it’s you or someone close to you, getting married is a big step and once you have decided to tie the knot, the hard work really begins. Finding a dress, choosing flowers and hiring a photographer are all challenging (and at times expensive) tasks. However, do not forget about the legalities of the matter! While the exact process varies from state to state, a few common documents may be necessary to get the license, change your name and get moving with the process. Be sure to check the actual requirements of your state, but keep in mind these important papers that are often required by law to obtain a license or to start the process of changing a name. Continue reading
A death certificate may not be the document anyone wants to think about, but it does have an important purpose. There are several reasons why you may need to obtain a death certificate, typically to serve as proof for legal purposes. Fortunately, it can be fairly easy for an immediate family member to get a copy of this particular document, especially for the reasons listed below. Continue reading
As a parent, an upcoming parent/teacher conference can be very nerve-wracking. While you realize that these events are a great way to learn more about how your child is performing at school, it can be awkward to walk into that school building and sit down for a talk with someone who probably spends as much time each day with your child as you do. While you may not be able to relieve the stress completely, you can make the process a little easier—check out these tips and be prepared for your next conference! Continue reading
One of the most difficult things about transitioning from summertime to autumn is getting used to a back-to-school routine. While every family is different, these steps work in most households to help create stress-free mornings which can lead to better days for everyone in your family. Continue reading