Selecting a Guardian in the ‘Modern Family’

I think one of the funniest shows on television right now is Modern Family, and last night’s show was especially hilarious as Cameron and Mitchell tried to decide who would raise their daughter Lily’s if something were to happen to them. The couple initially considered Mitchell’s sister Claire and her husband Phil as her guardians, … Read More

Factors to Consider When Selecting a Guardian – Willingness to Serve

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 my husband and I were first married and starting our careers, a friend caught me off guard one evening when she asked whether my husband and … Read More

Factors to Consider When Selecting a Guardian – Prospective Guardian’s Children

NB: This post is part of a series concerning factors you should consider when selecting a guardian for your minor children. You can see all these posts here. Think about the people who you would nominate as a guardian for your children.  Do they have children of their own?  If so, how many? Most couples … Read More

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