The Friday Five – 8.2.19
Seven apps to help divorced families communicate
When we used to handle divorce and custody cases, one of the biggest problems our clients faced was figuring out a way to communicate about the kids without arguing. This article features seven apps that make dealing with a divorce much easier. They can be used to schedule sporting events for the kids, figure out visitation, and even allow for shared calendars without having to call or text your ex.
Diagnostic testing is important after a car accident, even if you don’t have a broken bone
Insurance companies always want to see visible injuries like a cut, broken bone, or something easily identifiable. This is not the case in most car wreck cases. Most car wreck cases involve damage to tissue, ligaments, and joints. What can be surprising to some is the fact that this type of injury can be more painful, can last longer, and is more difficult to overcome than a so-called visual injury.
You have a right to seek medical care and to even have diagnostic work performed. An MRI is a normal tool to get a proper diagnosis of your pain. MRIs and other diagnostic tools are critical in determining the reason for your pain and the insurance adjusters should not be allowed to dictate what is or is not proper medical care.
Ready for a family dog? Figure out the best one based on your budget and lifestyle
Dogs are a joy to have, but if you choose the wrong one, that cute little puppy could soon turn into a big huge hassle. This article helps you understand how different breeds might be best for you based on how much you can afford to spend on caring for the dog, as well as what you like to do in your spare time to ensure that your four-legged friend mesh as well with your lifestyle! It’s a great way to be fair to both your family and the potential pet you bring home.
Laundry always piling up? Quick fixes to get it down to 20 minutes a day
We loved these five tips that helps families of all sizes cut down time spent on doing laundry to just 20 minutes per day. While it does involve doing laundry every day, at least 20 minutes a day is better than having to spend all day Sunday washing clothes to wear for the week. Bonus tip: enlist your kids to help!
Want to be happy in 5 minutes or less? Science says talk to a stranger
Who knew that making a connection with a stranger would prove to be a way to bring joy and happiness in just minutes? This article explaining the experiments showing the benefits of chatting with people you don’t know encourages us to get over the idea that people are silent because they don’t want to talk and to just go out on a limb and strike up a conversation. You’ll feel better and the other person will too.