Category: Protecting your kids

Protecting your kids

How to travel internationally with your kids by yourself … 

What happens if you want to take a parent-child vacation without the other parent. You know, just a girls’ (or boys’) getaway weekend to the Caribbean? You and your child are so excited about the sun, sand, beaches, and dolphin excursions. You’re all packed and ready to go. Your partner drops you off at the airport, kisses you and your child goodbye, wishes you a “bon voyage,” and drives away.

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Planning for death

Are half-siblings considered full-siblings if there is no will?

Does a half-blood sister inherit the same as a whole-blood sister? Let’s start with the idea that relatives of the Half-Blood inherit the same as they would if they were relatives of the whole blood. Is Harry Potter coming to mind when you think of “relatives of the half-blood?” Thanks to J.K. Rowling, the concept of the “half-blood” now has a colloquial meaning as well as a legal meaning, although there is much less suspense or cliff-hanging-ness about the legal concept of half-bloods as compared to the magical concept of a half-blood. (And usually less discrimination as well. Usually.)

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Dealing with death

How to: Talk to a Child about the Death of a Loved One

Children are especially vulnerable to psychological problems after the death of a parent or a sibling. This vulnerability can be exacerbated by survivors who are not able to provide the support and comfort a bereaved child needs. In Bereavement: Reactions, Consequences, and Care, the Institute of Medicine addresses the consequences of bereavement during childhood and adolescence.

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