52 Traits We Want In Our Kids 2016-12-03T11:06:07+00:00
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“Please join our journey as we explore 52 Traits we would LOVE to see in our children!”
― Julian Caldwell

Below, you will find the featured articles submitted by parents in chronological order….

If you give your kid a cell phone, kiss your family goodbye.

By | September 30th, 2017|52 Traits, Be In the Moment|

I get it. “We can’t organize all of our activities without a phone.” “My kid is different, they only use it for calling me.” “If my kid doesn’t have a phone, they will be picked on.” “Smart Phones are not as bad as everyone says.” “In an emergency, my kid can get help immediately.” All of these statements are decent arguments for a cell phone for a child at a reasonable age. The question is, what is the reasonable age? I believe the negative impacts of a child having a cell phone before the age of 16 far outweighs the positive.

Divorce and the Marital Home: Explore All Options.

By | September 30th, 2017|52 Traits, Be Communicative|

In my years as a family court judge, I experienced many divorces where parties could not settle their case because of a disagreement over whether to sell the marital home. Specifically, a party wanting to keep the home would often have highly rigid and financially unreasonable expectations regarding the ability to afford and maintain the home into the future without downsizing.