Who Pays For College In A Divorce?

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May 28th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

In this week's Love Essentially, I offer a look at Illinois law when it comes to who pays for college in a divorce. Unfortunately, divorced people are required by law to contribute to their kids' college education, while married couples are not. Does...

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Mom With A Drill: Scary Or Sexy?

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May 16th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

Mom, (single or married) if you're like me, you are constantly calling people to do home repairs or home maintenance projects. And, all the people you call are probably men. Well, here's a way for you to become more independent in this way, and love ...

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Every Day Is Mother’s Day, Isn’t It?

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May 10th, 2018 . Lisa Kaplin

This weekend is Mother’s Day. I vividly remember my first Mother’s Day as a mom. My husband and I got dressed up and met my in-laws for a fancy dinner at a country club. It was a total disaster. My baby screamed bloody murder throughout the whole...

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How To Stay Excited And Inspired About Work

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April 21st, 2018 . Lisa Kaplin

I’ve been married for twenty-eight years and have watched the Olympics with my husband ever since. During every Olympic season, my husband will say some version of, “I wish there were gold medals in orthodontics.” Did I mention that he’s an o...

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The Things Girlfriends Do For Each Other During Divorce

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April 15th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

In this week's Love Essentially, I wrote about the power of female friendships and what women are willing to do for each other. What I found so interesting and notable was that when I posted on Facebook, asking women to comment on an incredible thing...

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