My husband, Ryan, and I who have been married now for 4 years have discussed on and off about the fact that we needed to do a will or trust in case something was to happen to the both of us. However, it is something that we just kept putting off. A little over a year ago our daughter came into this world and we knew it was time to make it happen. For us the most important thing was to ensure that she was taken care of financially, but also by naming an appropriate guardian for her.
Although having conversations about if something happened to the both of us or how our daughter would be raised without us around were not always comfortable ones they are ones that needed to be had. Here are three strategies we used to name a guardian for our daughter.