Why Budgets Matter

For many of you, thinking about the word “budget” may be enough to give you a headache. Maybe that’s why, in a Gallup Poll conducted in 2013, only 30 percent of those surveyed said that they have a household budget. If you don’t like working with numbers (and there...

Obligation or Opportunity—A Wall or a Bridge?

I’ve been thinking a lot about these words lately—obligation and opportunity. It started in a divorce mediation session about a month ago. The clients were discussing the concept of right of first refusal in their parenting plan. In many parenting time schedules, the...