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Showing posts from December, 2016

New Beginnings: Starting Over & Moving On

The Women in Confidence Workshop has expanded its focus to bring expert advice to women in all stages of life and is held regularly on the 2nd Friday of each month from11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Planned topics in the months ahead include legal and financial information for those who are considering starting a new business, getting married, downsizing and more.  Financial advisor Amy Colton and attorney Jennifer Cochran-Green will answer questions and address financial and legal issues for women at various stages of life. Participants are welcome to bring a Brown Bag lunch as well and encouraged to bring their own questions and concerns. Childcare is not available.
New Beginnings:  Starting Over & Moving On Friday, January 13th 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM DSCL Meeting Room
Please RSVP by emailing to allow the Dripping Springs Community Library staff to plan ahead.

Child-Centered Tips for Co-Parents to Avoid the Naughty List this Holiday Season

The holidays can be tough for families experiencing separation. We’re all human and conflict happens despite our best intentions. Keep these tips in mind to create a great holiday experience for the children so that they remember this special time with fondness.
1.  Be nice and flexible with the holiday schedule.

If you know your holiday plans with the kids are going to be different this year, discuss it with your co-parent well in advance as nobody likes last minute holiday changes If your co-parent wants to deviate from the schedule this year, don’t be naughty and say no without consideration. Think of the children and consider agreeing to the change if it’s in their best interest - the more flexible you are the more likely it will reciprocated later on.
2.  Be nice by offering to coordinate gifts.

As we all know, children love gifts and now that they're celebrating two separate Christmases, coordination is helpful. Some co-parents choose to split the list of gifts, and by doing …