• Stories for the Holiday Season

    Can you believe how time flies? As December approaches, you’ve probably started thinking of how your family will be spending the holiday season. No matter what holiday you and your family celebrate, there is nothing more special than cuddling up with your children and enjoying a book. When it comes to holiday books, there are […]

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  • Keep Safe This Halloween

    Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year, and it’s not hard to imagine why. It’s a night where children don costumes of their favourite horror villains or superheroes, call out “Trick-or-Treat”, and collect all the candy they want. However, with all of the excitement, it is important to be cautious. Here […]

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  • Signs of Parental Alienation

    Depending on their age, children of divorce may feel confused as to why their parents are no longer together. Unless there are extenuating circumstances which would cause harm to the children, then it’s important for them to maintain healthy relationships with both parents. Unfortunately, not all children are shielded from their parents’ conflicts and are […]

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  • Building a Parenting Plan that Works

    Divorce is never easy, especially when you have children. It’s important to create a system that works for everyone involved. By working together to build a parenting plan that works, you’ll ensure your children will have an easier time adjusting. What is a parenting plan? A parenting plan is a formal, written agreement which outlines […]

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  • Fall activities for families

    The crunch of crisp leaves under our feet… The signature smells of ginger, allspice, cloves and cinnamon… Rich colours everywhere… Flavours such as apple, pumpkin and cranberry… Autumn is a wonderful season, full of fun, festive sensory experiences. Why not explore a few of these fall activities with your children? Throw a themed backyard party […]

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  • Prenuptial agreements

    A prenuptial agreement is a marriage contract between you and your intended spouse. Entered into before marriage, a prenup does not become enforceable until after you’re married. If you and your spouse ever separate or get divorced, your prenuptial agreement can change the way matrimonial property is divided. For some couples, a prenup offers peace […]

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  • Heritage Day reading list for ages 9–11

    For over 40 years, Heritage Day has celebrated Alberta’s ethnic diversity and vibrant culture. Our provincial heritage begins with Indigenous peoples and spans generations to include immigrants who call Alberta home. At Lift Legal, we’ve assembled the following list of age-appropriate books about multiculturalism, suitable for ages 9–11. Look to our companion articles for book […]

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  • International Travel with kids

    The days are getting longer, the weather’s warmer, and children yearn for summer. As the school year draws to a close, families may be finalizing vacation plans. There are things you should know if you’re planning to travel outside of Canada, especially if you share custody of your children with another parent or guardian. This […]

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