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5 Common Senior Care Options That Are Available

As people are living longer these days, you may have to take care of the senior in your family for ...

A Lifetime of Sleep!

As human-beings we all need sleep. Just as every living animal does. But the amount of sleep we need, and ...

When Someone You Love is Dying

An excerpt from Words at the Threshold by Lisa Smartt   When her father became terminally ill with cancer, Lisa Smartt began ...

Help for Your Anxious Child. Replacing Worried Thoughts with Coping Thoughts.

Guest Post by Donna Shea & Nadine Briggs The emotion that a child feels when he or she worried is ...

In The Spirit Of Giving, Offer A Peaceful Respite To Those Who Need It Most This Holiday

Guest post by Kim Weiss The trend this holiday season is all about ‘giving’ – not another ugly Christmas sweater, but ...

Everything You Never Knew You Never Knew About Sleep!

Sleep. It’s something we all do, an important part of our lives from the very beginning, and every single day ...

Homeward Bound

By Taj Rowland   The poet Maya Angelou once keenly observed, “The ache for home lives in all of us.”   For me, it ...

Thanks to MS I leave a Legacy Behind for my Little Ones

By Oyuki Aguilar.   I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis on July 22, 2008.   You can forget many things in life, but not ...

Blended Families Underscore the Need for Estate Planning

Anyone with children or modest assets should seriously consider some minimal estate planning, but the increasing number of blended families ...

Leaving an Intellectual Inheritance

Most people who amass wealth do not do it so that their heirs can squander it. However, that is what ...

Avoid These Common Estate Planning Mistakes

The most common estate planning mistake may surprise you. "The mistake actually isn't part of the will and trust," said ...

Preventing Long Term Care Policy Lapses

Long term care in a nursing home is extremely expensive. One way to mitigate that expense is to purchase a ...

How Probate Can Get Expensive

There are many reasons to want to avoid probate for your estate. One of them is that probate can get ...

Why Some Incentive Trusts Fail

Incentive trusts are a popular way for people to encourage good behavior from their heirs. However, incentive trusts have limitations ...

Helping Teenagers Who Inherit Wealth

If you give a teenager a large sum of money and tell him or her that it can be spent ...

How to Avoid Sending Your Assets and Loved Ones Into Probate Court

Over the years, we’ve discovered that many people make a BIG mistake, catapulting their assets and loved ones right into ...

AMY TOWNSEND VS. BRIDGET JONES

1995 was twenty years ago and yet to me it seems like yesterday. In the past twenty years we have ...

SEXIEST ACTRESSES THROUGH THE DECADES

Sex appeal is an extremely subjective matter.  What makes a woman sexy?  In Japan it may be a small foot.  In ...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Alfred Hitchcock is probably my all time favorite director, followed closely by Billy Wilder.  I have enjoyed Hitchcock films my entire ...

A Bit About Me

It occurred to me recently that though I've just begun blogging and writing movie reviews for Coffey Talk, most of ...

A HOLLYWOOD LOVE AFFAIR

           There have been many noteworthy Hollywood love affairs throughout the years, but few as memorable nor as tragic as that ...

MAD MEN: WHY WE LOVED IT SO MUCH

Just hearing the opening theme on Sunday night gave me, and millions of other viewers of Mad Men a tremendous feeling of ...

Bringing Home a Pet

Are you raising an animal lover? If so, chances are they’ve already asked for a puppy, kitten, Guinea pig, lizard, snake ...

Avoid The Mid-Winter Blues

It’s usually during the month of February when you start to feel those mid-winter blues; the kids start to go a ...

911 Emergency Plan for Kids

In a world full of unknowns it’s important to have an emergency plan in place, so your family knows exactly what ...

Childhood Vaccinations

Becoming a parent comes with so many responsibilities. One of these responsibilities is making healthcare decisions on your child's behalf ...

Is Santa Real?

 When your child comes to you questioning if Santa is real and asking you, the parent, to confirm – one way ...

Tips to Handle Bullying

Unfortunately bullying exists in your child’s world, but there are ways you can help. As a dad to 7 kids between ...

Homework tips for kids who have ADHD

The new school year is in full swing. For a lot of children, homework time is no fun. For children ...

Protect Your New Grandchild from Germs

Grandparents always love to “show off” their adorable, sweet, perfect newborn grandbabies, but it’s important to practice caution in doing so as ...

Preparing for the First Bus Ride

 Preparing for the first day of school can be stressful enough for parents and children, and when you add a first ...

Celebrate Dad this Fathers Day

Father’s Day, or Daddy’s Day as I like to call it, isn’t all about presents, it’s about celebrating dad and letting ...

Summer Is Here (Almost)

The end of the year can be one of the most difficult times for school aged children as they tend to ...

Easter the Daddy Way

With seven kids of my own I’ve participated in my fair share of Easter celebrations throughout the years. From the traditional ...

Happy Valentines Day, Daddy

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, daddies can often be left out. This year, make him feel extra special by taking ...

Teaching Kids to Be Thankful

With the month of November comes Thanksgiving, which reminds us all to be thankful for the wonderful things each of us ...

Let Your Voice Be Heard

Services for people with disabilities are changing. In this economic environment, it seems all government funded programs are competing for ...

Siblings

This post was not researched. I have no famous quotes to share. This post comes from my heart. It comes ...

Helping Parents Helping Babies: Sleep

As a father to six children I have experienced many variations in the learning curve of what helps babies get to ...

Ties that Last a Lifetime

Take a few tips from Mr. Daddy, an expert on all things “dad, father, and daddy”. This veteran father has been ...

New Parent, New Year

I watched the New Year take its place as last year fizzled out, and I realized, I still needed to make ...

Take a Real Break

You don’t have to plan a vacation this winter break. As a father of six kids ranging in ages from 7 ...

Traveling with Kids

As a seasoned traveler, I know how stressful it can be to voyage with small children, and during the holidays it ...

Thanksgiving Treats

In the Mr. Daddy household, we love to bake fun treats that everyone can help make and will enjoy eating! When it ...

Give Thanks for Family

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks and spending time with family. Sometimes it can be difficult to get your kids ...

Stay Safe This Halloween

As a daddy to six, I know a thing or two about wanting to protect your children from all of the ...

Guardianship

The topic of guardianship over a loved one with a disability can be emotional for some families. People with cognitive ...

National Direct Support Professional week

This week is National Direct Support Professional week. If you know a person who cares for people with disabilities, please ...

A Special Diet for Children with Special Needs

Lets face it--controlling the symptoms and behaviors associated with many diagnoses can be quite puzzling. While medications can be very ...

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