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COVID-19 concerns? Rest easy. Bestow is here for you.

At Bestow, our purpose has always been to provide calm during the storm. We’re proud to offer families a sense of financial protection in times of uncertainty. Today is no different.  We hope everyone is staying safe and maintaining a sense of normalcy during this time.  There are many unknowns at this time surrounding COVID-19

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How to Avoid Toxic Positivity and Focus on Your Emotional Wellbeing

While scrolling on your Instagram feed or talking to a friend about stress you’re feeling, you might come across a saying along the lines of “just be positive!” These sentiments are exacerbated by global stressors like COVID-19, but can also seep into more routine anxieties like job stress, a breakup, or a fight with friends. 

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Your Guide to Parallel Parenting and Whether It’s Right For Your Family

Divorce is a tricky time for any family, but is made even more complicated when parents are going through a conflict-heavy separation that makes it impossible for them to communicate without debate. Sometimes, grief or hurt can seep into these relationships and make it hard for ex-spouses to see each other face-to-face. When couples in

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How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Kids

We know life isn’t perfect. Tricky, sad or scary situations will arise in our personal and family lives, and there will be moments when it’s difficult to navigate discussing these intense topics or life changes. With children especially, how we choose to tackle these conversations can make an impact on growth and development. Teaching them

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5 Children’s Books to Help Kids Understand Death

You don’t want them to grow up too fast, but you do want to prepare them for the world. Children’s literature is a perfect way for parents to approach the tricky topic of death. From explaining the basics to exploring how we manage grief, these books teach valuable life lessons and open the door for

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How to Make an Epic Pillow Fort For At-Home Adventuring (+ Printable Themes!)

A pillow fort is a low-cost activity that is fun to build and creates a safe, creative space for you and your family to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a way to pass time on a rainy day or create a warm, inviting atmosphere away from the heat or cold outside, a pillow fort is

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240 Care Package Ideas for Everyone In Your Life

A care package is a great way to let someone know you’re thinking about them. Whether you’re far apart or close together, a care package is a valuable and thoughtful gift that is both personal and practical. These gifts can be personalized to the recipient’s interests or life needs, making it a great option for

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A Simple Guide to Disability Insurance in 2020

The following blog is a a guest post from our friends at Breeze, an online disability insurance provider. A Simple Guide to Disability Insurance in 2020 Insurance is an essential component of any sound financial plan. Health, life, home, and auto insurance are probably the main types of coverage that come to mind.  Once you

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A Career Woman’s Guide to Self-Advocacy in the Office

When you spend 40 hours — or sometimes more — in the same place surrounded by the same people, you want to make sure you’re in a comfortable environment. However, it’s inevitable that sometimes tricky situations will arise in which you’ll have to communicate your needs and feelings firmly, without stepping on any toes. Advocating

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105 Low-Spend Bored Jar Ideas for Kids (+ Free Printables)

“I’m bored!:” a dreaded phrase for many parents.  Between summertime and social distancing, it’s easy for kids to start feeling bored or like they’re running out ways to occupy their time. That’s where a bored jar comes in. As the name suggests, a bored jar is a place children can go to find inspiration for