Choosing a Guardian for Your Children

Factors to Consider When Selecting a Guardian – Character

NB: This post is part of a series discussing factors you should consider when selecting a guardian for your minor children. You can read all these posts here. It probably goes without saying that the person you select as your children’s guardian should not be someone with a criminal record or a history of child … Read More

Factors to Consider when Selecting a Guardian — Marital Status

NB: This post is part of a series discussing factors you should consider when selecting a guardian for your minor children. You can read all these posts here. When deciding who to select as your children’s guardian, it is important to consider the prospective guardian’s marital status for several reasons: Statistically, about 40 percent of … Read More

Factors to Consider When Selecting a Guardian for Your Children — Relationship With Your Child

NB: This post is part of a series discussing factors you should consider when selecting a guardian for your minor children. You can read all these posts here. Most of my closest friends are people I clicked with almost immediately. From the moment we met, we seemed to have a lot in common. Conversation is … Read More

Factors to Consider When Selecting a Guardian for Your Children — Location of Residence

NB: This post is part of a series discussing factors you should consider when selecting a guardian for your minor children. You can read all these posts here. A year ago, my husband got a new job that required us to move from the city where my children had spent their whole lives. While the … Read More

Factors to Consider When Selecting a Guardian — Finances

NB: This post is part of a series discussing factors you should consider when selecting a guardian for your minor children. You can read all these posts here. Raising children is expensive. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (.pdf), the estimated cost of raising a child born in 2008 from birth to age … Read More

Factors to Consider When Selecting a Guardian for Your Children — Work Schedule

NB: This post is part of a series discussing factors you should consider when selecting a guardian for your minor children. You can read all these posts here. My husband and I often wonder what we did with all our free time before we were parents. With three children, our weeks are packed with homework, … Read More