Special Needs Trust

Special Needs Trust

The San Francisco Chronicle recently featured an excerpt of an article called “Onslaught of Autism: A Mom’s Crusade Could Help Unravel Scientific Mystery.” The full article by Jane Kay was published in the Environmental Health News and follows the fascinating journey...
I’m Hiring a Nanny (a nurse, a gardener, a maid…)

I’m Hiring a Nanny (a nurse, a gardener, a maid…)

… Do I need to give them a W-2 and withhold taxes? By Matt Grodin There are specific rules regarding whether a 1099 or a W-2 is needed, and it often comes down to the level of control you have over the individual. You to use the following factors to determine...
Why Kids Reject Our Help

Why Kids Reject Our Help

By Cynthia Klein When I learned about communication blocks as an Active Parenting Course instructor, my life changed. I realized that if I didn’t take some responsibility for my daughter’s, husband’s, or other people’s negative reactions to what I said that I wouldn’t...
You Should Be a Lawyer!

You Should Be a Lawyer!

By Cynthia Klein “Why do you have to argue about everything I ask you to do? Why can’t you just cooperate nicely for once? You make everything so difficult.” If your child has turned into a member of the debate team, then you are experiencing their prefrontal cortex,...

Caught in the Middle

A growing number of individuals and couples are entering the ranks of the Sandwich Generation.  What they have in common is that they are “caught in the middle” between the competing needs and wants of their dependent children and aging parents.  In addition, they...

Special Needs Trust

The San Francisco Chronicle recently featured an excerpt of an article called “Onslaught of Autism: A Mom’s Crusade Could Help Unravel Scientific Mystery.” The full article by Jane Kay was published in the Environmental Health News and follows the fascinating journey...