Having a Baby? You need a Will!

Why you need a Will when having a baby

When planning for baby, many things come to mind that need to be put in place before your little one arrives. Baby clothes, diapers, somewhere to sleep are usually the first things that come to mind. One of the most imporant items to have for your baby, is you & your partner’s Will. Read more

Giving Thanks All Year Long

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We love Thanksgiving as it is a time to reflect and feel grateful for all the wonderful blessings we have in our lives. Time with family and friends, yummy food and pumpkin spiced anything make us feel all warm and fuzzy inside. We also started thinking that it’s a little sad that we only have Thanksgiving once a year. Here are some of our suggestions to bringing the feeling of gratitude all year long.

Write in a gratitude journal

Writing down the things that you are grateful for every night makes you focus on those things throughout the day. At first you will probably be writing down things like “I am grateful for a roof over my head” or “I am grateful for food”. As you continue to do this every day you will find you are writing down more meaningful things. Maybe you arrived at an appointment early when you thought you were going to be late or got that perfect parking space. Write down a minimum of 5 things and over time try to work up to 10 a day. Do this in front of your children so they can see the process of acknowledging gratitude daily. Read more