9 ways to reconnect with your family

As a probate attorney, I can tell you that your loved ones are so very important in your life. But it’s easy to lose sight of one’s priorities. Your close friends and loved ones are going to be the people you turn to in your most difficult times. When you’re old and...
Shrinking Middle Class

Shrinking Middle Class

Since economists first began keeping track in 1970, every decade has ended with fewer people in the middle class than at the start. And 2015 was the first year on record when Americans in the middle-income bracket did not make up the majority of the country: that is,...

The simple truth about overly protected kids

A five-year-old boy gets on his bike. He is curious. He learned recently how to stay in balance. It is late afternoon on Saturday and the guests are arriving for the barbecue. And there he goes. The slope outside the country house is slight …. or is it? It’s actually...