Financial Therapy: are your adult kids financially independent?

This interesting article describes what steps the parents can take to teach their kids financial independence while they are in middle school or high school, to avoid having them move back in as adults. https://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T065-C032-S014-setting-your-kids-up-for-financial-independence.html “According to the Pew Research Center, … Read more

Parenting: fathers' brains change

Parenthood changes our brains – “…scientists are just beginning to find that both men and women undergo hormonal and brain changes that herald this key transition in a parent’s life.” Men experience a drop in testosterone shortly before becoming fathers: “… the … Read more

Parenting: kids’ chores by age

Many parents wonder when their kids should start doing various chores. The key thing to keep in mind that your ultimate job as a parent is to raise an adult. Keeping that perspective and adjusting your expectations to your kid’s … Read more