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Women and Family

Bi-weekly blog from our resident expert, Brad Weisman

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Women and Family

published Feb 8th 2017, 2:53 pm, by Megan McArdle (Bloomberg View) —Well-adjusted children and functional marriages go together. But are the kids thriving because the parents’ marriage works, or does the marriage work for the same reasons that the kids are thriving? This is what social scientists call “selection effect,”

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Both parents are important in life when raising children. For a moment I would like to focus on “Dad”.  I know my father played a role in my life when he was alive. Below illustrates the value base he placed on the family we all benefited from. My father was

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Every family should know a “Trevor”. His depth and courage provide a road map any family can learn from. In 15 minutes my life changed quickly. Yep…all it took was 15 minutes of speaking with Trevor Thomas. Nope, he is not a preacher or CEO of a fortune 500 company,

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It is clear the internet is resourceful, but at the same time causes quite a bit of risk…..interpretation…….fear…….and we now question what kids are faced with.  What does all of this mean? There is a ton of inappropriate stuff scattered all over the web kids will eventually see and hear

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published Dec 1st 2016, 4:00 am, by Josh Eidelson, Eva Holland and David Gauvey Herbert (Bloomberg) — The Couple Whose Band Might Blow Up Samantha Lepre and Branden Wilbarger Ages: 25, 28 Jobs: Waitress and Waiter/musician. Incomes*: $26,000 and $55,000 Home: Los Angeles Together: 4 years Samantha: When we first

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published Nov 1st 2016, 6:27 am, by Polly Mosendz (Bloomberg) — It’s well known that millennials prize experiences over possessions, but the latest trend in prenuptial agreements shows that this generation might also favor protecting what’s in their head over what’s in their wallet. The number of millennials seeking prenups

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As social media begins to take over our lives let’s remind ourselves that it is new real estate for most of us. No…..I am not talking about vegetation……but rather digital space. We all seem to keep leveraging social tools like Twitter….FB….Linkedin….etc. They are all great, however along with the new

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published Jul 27th 2016, 11:01 pm, by Ben Steverman (Bloomberg) —Financial stress and fights over money can eat away at a marriage. But do they cause divorce? That’s a more complicated matter. A Harvard University study suggests that neither financial strains nor women’s increased ability to get out of an unhappy

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published Mar 17th 2015, 12:35 pm, by Megan McArdle (Bloomberg View) — Robert Putnam’s “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis” has touched off a wave of print and digital commentary. The book chronicles a growing divide between the way affluent kids are raised, in two-parent homes whose parents invest

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As men, we learn what we want in life at some point. It might be career driven or it might be something else. At an early age it is about being popular, however as we get older it is about things that are far more important. It could be career

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