The Law Mother Sees Risk and Keeps on Running

Lawyers make everything worse. I’ve heard that a lot over my 18 year legal career. And it’s not because I’m a bad lawyer. I’m not. Ask my favorite law school classmate. I still sleep with him all the time. In case my attempt at humor landed with a thud, I’m talking about my husband folks. […]

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Who Gets to Keep Your Unused FSA Money?

I’m a bit of a podcast junkie. With four kids, I spend as much time driving my car as a cross-country trucker. To pass the time doing pick ups, drop offs, and waits in carpool lines, I listen to podcasts. Name an interest of yours and I guarantee I have a good podcast recommendation. Seriously. […]

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Long Rain Delay? Can You Get a Refund on Your Ticket?

How do you know when you’ve spent way too much time with your kids, arbitrating their petty fights and answering their endless demands for snacks? When your husband casually asks you what we (meaning him and you) should do this weekend and you tell him he is going to take the kids somewhere and you […]

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Ask The Law Mother: Help! Daycare is Threatening to Kick Out My Child

From Annie in Houston: “My toddler has recently started biting. I’ve talked it over with our pediatrician and she assures me its common behavior at his age and has given me some tips on how to curb this behavior. Unfortunately his daycare is not very understanding. They are threatening to kick him out if he […]

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