FIREd: The Must Know Info for 2019

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FIREd: The Must Know Info for 2019 2018-2025 will go down as a unique set of years in our fiscal lives. I feel safe saying that economically these will be the best financial years of our lives because the tax breaks you are now seeing in your 2018 tax filings have an expiration date! There […]

Keep Your Ears & Eyes Open for Warning Signs of Medicine Abuse

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Some teens are consuming up to 25 times the recommended dosage of cough medicine containing the active ingredient dextromethorphan (DXM) to get high. You may be thinking, “not my teen,” but the reality is that one in four teens knows someone who has abused DXM to get high and one in 30 teens has abused DXM themselves.  Teens may […]

How to Be the Father Your Kids Deserve

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As a father, you want to be the best parent possible. After all, your kids deserve the best of everything. But being the best dad possible is a tall order to fill. Children need many things, and it’s not just material goods that matter. Giving love and support, guidance, and being a good role model […]

How Often Should You Clean Child Car Seats?

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Your child should be placed in the appropriate car seat each and every time you get in to the car, no matter what. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has set forth the following guidelines for children and the types of car seats they should be using: The NHTSA advises that children remain in […]

How to Plan a Perfect Family Vacation to Disney World

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A trip to Disney World is a rite of passage for many families. As the king of all theme parks, this Orlando resort boasts four distinct amusement parks, two water parks, and a host of hotel lodging accommodations designed to suit any taste and budget. With all of the things to do and see, it […]

3 Ways to Help Your Child Through a Tough Move

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Moving homes can often be exciting for adults who are looking forward to relocating and starting a new season in life. Unfortunately, children can have a more challenging time with the move and the transition. If you want to help your kids get through the process and have an easier experience moving homes, there are […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Children Safer

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Whether it is your first time being a parent or the fourth time, ensuring the safety of your children is a priority. Safe environments provide less stress on the parents and more run and play time for the kids. Here are five tips for improving the safety of your children: Window Safety Securing the windows […]

Help Your Kids Become Fiscally Responsible Adults By Discussing These Financial Topics

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As you watch your kids grow up, you will have to teach them many things about life. However, if there is one topic that seems to get swept under the rug as they grow, it is financial responsibility. You can take the initiative, use your own experiences as a teaching guide, and pass on precious […]

Birthday Party Planning 101

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Have you been tasked with planning the upcoming birthday party for your child? There is a lot to remember and take into consideration when you are planning a children’s birthday party, but it’s also fun. Kids are generally easy to please, so following this guide for birthday party planning is an easy way for your […]

FIREd: Defining Your Vision

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What is your vision for your life? You only get one shot at this and every day is a gift! In medicine, I am frequently reminded of the brevity of life, and the gift it is to be alive every day. Write down your vision! Go ahead. Stop reading and write it down. Were you […]