Category: family

Will you or won’t you?

Your Will is your last love letter to your family.  Do you care about your family? Will you leave that last letter or won’t you? During the winter, we (North Americans) do a lot more travelling than usual.  We often hear about accidents on the highways due to weather, frequently with tragic results. This makes me think it’s …

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Does your child have special education needs?

I was listening to an interesting conversation about special education in Ontario on CBC Radio and hearing a lot of frustration with accessing resources. How can you access the resources your child needs? Let’s look at what special education means, who is involved and then how to access resources. Special Education? What’s wrong? “What’s wrong?” is the …

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Cannabis Oil – What would you be willing to do for your child?

Cannabis Oil has been around a lot of years and readily accessible. At least until the medical mafia gets their fingers into the game. If your child was sick and it would make their pain more bearable or even potentially save their life, what would do? Procuring and using cannabis oil can land you in …

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Parenting: Helicopter Parent or Free Range?

Parenting isn’t for the faint of heart. Now they have categories for parents. Are you a Helicopter or a Free Range parent? There is no right or wrong. We make it up as we go! What is a helicopter parent? Think about a helicopter and what it can do. A helicopter hovers in the air …

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What do you mean my family has to wait for money from my life insurance?!

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Did you know that if you don’t name a beneficiary on your life insurance policy, your family might not have access to those funds for months or even years?  The funds will be added to your estate and governed by your will.  You don’t have a will?  That’s a discussion for another day. Make sure …

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Financial Planning or Life Planning? Shouldn’t they go together?

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Why isn’t financial planning part of our educational core curriculum?  I remember my children carrying an egg around in high school to try and teach the fragility of caring for a child.  Because my kids were in a Catholic high school, they were taught the basic tenets of our faith.  They were taught English, math …

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Do you have a living will?

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We should all have a “living will” or power of attorney that leaves directions for medical care, and a power of attorney for financial decisions. This is the best way to ensure your family and medical caregivers really understand what you when when you can’t speak for yourself. Living Will A living will tells your …

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Little Faith/Big God

My UFC (Up Front Contract) today is that this discussion will involve God, how faith affects your life and how it also affects your business. On Sunday, April 1, 2012 I attended Connexus and listened to a presentation by Carey Nieuwhof.  This was part 2 of Little Faith/Big God. So many deny faith that I …

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22 Years Ago Today

I married the girl of my dreams. I went on a blind date in late 1988 and married her March 31, 1990! Actually, I married three people that day.  She had two young children that were amazing and I fell in love with them all.       And then two became four……     …

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Burned Biscuits

author unknown When I was a kid, my Mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work. On that evening so long ago, my Mom placed a plate of eggs, sausage and extremely burnedbiscuits in front of my dad. I remember waiting …

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