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Avoid Insurance Tricks To Devalue Your Case

Never, ever, ever, agree to allow your statement to be recorded. Never, ever, ever, agree to allow your statement to be recorded. Never speak to an insurance adjuster without an attorney to protect you. They are not your friend! They have one job and one job only; to pay the lowest amount possible to resolve your claim. If you have been in accident, protect yourself, contact the Law Offices of Tony Morrow for a free consultation today! (337) 240-6697Read More

Raising Successful Kids

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults. And while there isn’t a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success. Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. Here’s what parents of successful kids have in common: They make their kids do chores They teach their kids social skills They hold high but reasonable expectations of their kids They have healthy relationships with their kids (have fun!) They encourage higher education They teach their kids math at an early age They encourage effort over fear of failure Raising children isn’t for the faint at heart, but the challenge is one well worth taking and the rewards are measureless!Read More

Questions Regarding Child Abandonment

How Is Child Abandonment Defined In Louisiana? Child abandonment is a term used to refer to a set of behaviors displayed by parents toward their children. It has different names and can mean different things in different states. In Louisiana, child abandonment is child desertion. Child desertion happens when "the intentional or criminally negligent exposure of a child under the age of ten years, by a person who has the care, custody, or control of the child, to a hazard or danger against which the child cannot reasonably be expected to protect himself, or the desertion or abandonment of such child, knowing or having reason to believe that the child could be exposed to such hazard or danger." (Louisiana State Legislature, §93.2.1. Child desertion.) Abandonment usually refers to physical abandonment—i.e., when a parent takes a child somewhere and leaves them there or leaves a child at home with no intention of returning. In some cases, child abandonment may refer to emotional abandonment. Emotional abandonment is any extreme emotional neglect of a child in which they…Read More

Today’s generation of young people has not developed some of the life skills kids did 30 years ago, because adults swoop in and take care of problems for them. When we rescue too quickly and over-indulge our children with “assistance,” we remove the need for them to navigate hardships and solve problems on their own. It’s parenting for the short-term and it sorely misses the point of leadership – to equip our young people to do it without help. Sooner or later, kids get used to someone rescuing them: “If I fail or fall short, an adult will smooth things over and remove any consequences for my misconduct.” When in reality, this isn’t even remotely close to how the world works, and therefore it disables our kids from becoming competent adults.Read More

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