Siblings Unite! Caring for Aging Parents

Deborah Hutchison
The reality of our parents growing older can creep up on us. One day Mom is busy shopping, gardening, visiting friends, while Dad is taking his usual morning jog around the neighborhood. 

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Borrowing - or Lending - a Vacation Home This Summer?

Deborah Hutchison

Make sure the arrangement works to everyone's advantage!

Borrowing a friend's vacation home can be a great opportunity to get away during the summer, and save on 

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Dad, Can I Have the Keys to the Car? Teen Safe Driving Agreement

Deborah Hutchison
One day you're coaching your kid's 2nd grade soccer team, and the next, it seems, they want the keys to the car. Where does the time go?

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Now Whose Job Is It To Clean Up After the New Puppy Everyone Wanted?

Deborah Hutchison
Your daughter is desperate to get a puppy, and promises she will dutifully walk the dog before and after school. Your ex-husband wants visitation rights to the cats.

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Lending Money - Is it Ever A Good Idea?

Deborah Hutchison
Shakespeare was dubious. “Neither a borrower nor a lender be,” we are advised in Hamlet, “for loan oft loses both itself and friends”.

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The Naked Guy in the Kitchen is my Boyfriend, Grandma

Deborah Hutchison
Like so many college students, my niece was determined to move to New York City after graduation. Her grandparents – my parents – lived in Westchester County, a 30 minute train ride from Manhattan,

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