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How to Prevent Summer Injuries!

How to Prevent Summer Injuries!

School is almost out for summer which means that your kids will have unlimited time for fun (within the boundaries you’ve set). The Coastal Orthopedics team always encourages your children to get outside, get active, and most importantly have fun! There are so many summer activities to choose from such as going on bike rides, playing on the playground, swimming, riding a skateboard and so much more. While it can seem like all fun and games, we advise that you take some precautions first!

Breaking the Ice Around Family Finances!

Breaking the Ice Around Family Finances!

Whether divorce or other circumstances – such as illness or death – leave you to independently manage your finances, knowing your family’s finances now will provide you with protection in the future. Depending on the dynamics in your family around financial matters, it may be a difficult conversation to initiate. So, before you get into it, consider the following important topics shared by family law firm Broder, Orland, Murray & DeMattie LLC as an introduction to a discussion with your spouse.

Meet Michelle Brandriss: Founder of Name Bubbles!

Meet Michelle Brandriss: Founder of Name Bubbles!

If you have a child going to camp this summer, Name Bubbles is a mom-founded brand that can help you stay organized! These Made in the USA custom name labels were created in Michelle Brandriss’s basement when her son Cooper was starting daycare. Cooper is now 15, and Name Bubbles is a team of twenty working on orders that ship to all 50 states and around the world, with labels for everyone from babies to teens.

Who Pays for College after a Divorce?

Who Pays for College after a Divorce?

When you are going through a divorce involving children, it may be difficult to think about long-term plans. Children grow up faster than you expect, and before you know it they will be considering college or some other post-secondary training. Planning for college tuition should be part of the divorce process, and Connecticut law allows courts to order parents to help pay for their children’s education expenses.The attorneys at Ferro & Battey, LLC can help guide you through this process so feel free to reach out to them at 203-424-0482 to learn more about how to navigate this challenging time.

Four Hopkins Parents – On Hopkins

Four Hopkins Parents – On Hopkins

Middle and high school are critical periods in any young person’s life, as these are the years that will help shape the person they will become. Selecting a school for this formative time comes down to a series of choices — about academic quality, community, values, relationships, extracurricular pursuits, college placement and more. So the question arises: What is the best environment for this experience to take place? We invite you to meet some of our Hopkins parents, as they share their thoughts about the transformative education and close community they’ve found at Hopkins School.

How to Talk to Kids on Tragic Events (Ukraine)

How to Talk to Kids on Tragic Events (Ukraine)

Your child has probably heard about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and they may have seen disturbing footage on the news or on social media. This raises a question that parents often struggle with after scary and tragic events: What’s the best way to talk to kids about the news while also managing your own emotions as parents? Connecticut Children’s developmental pediatrician Robert D. Keder, MD, shares advice.

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