Author: Allison Plank

I'm Allison Plank, and this is my blog, Family Issues Online. As a recent divorcee and single mom to my 3-year-old, my life revolves around my daughter. I started this website to help families through their issues. I hope you enjoy the site, learn a few things or maybe teach a few :) Feel free to comment on topics that interest you, and ask some questions of your own!

How to Make a Funeral Special

A funeral is a time when loved ones gather to say goodbye and remember the life of a person that made an impact on their lives. There are many ways to do this today. When that time comes, we often are so overwhelmed with grief and decisions that ….

Common Mistakes to Avoid In Child Custody Cases

In this YouTube video, Attorney Terri S. Herron describes five common mistakes that child custody lawyers see people making before, during, and after a child custody battle. Keeping the child from the other parent is a big no-no for many judges. Video Source Commonly, this happens most often ….

The Benefits of Waldorf-Inspired Before and After School Care Programs

In the United States, about two-thirds of children ages three to six go to school. Many children within this age range can benefit from programs that occur before and after the regular school day. Waldorf-inspired before and after school care offers preschoolers, kindergartners, and elementary-age students with safe, ….

The Ultimate Bed Buying Guide: 7 Things You Need To Know

2009 saw recliners alone account for 8% of the total furniture sales. Likewise, beds have been in high demand over the years and this comes as no surprise since this is where people rest after a long day. Now that everyone spends a considerable portion of their life ….

Independent Living Options, Which One is Best For You?

Every day of the year about 10,000 people turn 65. Most of those seniors are planning to age at home. The right independent living options can help seniors age in place. Independent living options vary. The right independent living support ensures that as seniors age they get the ….

How to Handle the Holidays With Children After a Divorce

When you set aside your wedding ring for divorce, everything can seem like it’s spinning. But once the dust starts to settle, it’s time to figure out how to handle the holidays with your kids after your “divorce.” Don’t feel alone, either; the numbers show that in 2017 ….