Within Our Reach

Within Our Reach

Yes. Christmas is over and the wrapping paper is clogging the recycling bin. Just as I was looking for a leftover ham recipe that tastes just like lobster (I didn’t find it,) some thoughtless person asked me about my New Year’s resolutions. Seriously? I haven’t done...
Who’s Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?

Who’s Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?

Estate planning lawyers like the one I’m married to, see all kinds of family drama. Making wills to pass along money and family possessions to one’s children provides relatives or friends with ample opportunities for indecision, meltdown and serious family revolt....
Simple Thanks

Simple Thanks

I know it’s hard to come up with words when “thanks” may not be the first thing you want to say to your child’s teachers and aides. Or, maybe it is what you want to say and you are still searching for words. Here are some simple words of thanks that may work. Dear My...
Are You Feeling Stuck About the School Year?

Are You Feeling Stuck About the School Year?

It’s been some time since we’ve talked together about school. And you’re thinking, “That’s not a bad thing.” Why focus on the crazy making planning and IEP development process that threatens sanity on a good day? The truth is the anxiety and frustration involved with...