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Divorced Parents: Who Needs to Know

Divorce can be a confusing time for both you and your children. Once a child is aware of its happening, they may begin to express themselves differently. To offer them the support and guidance they might need throughout the entirety of their day, there are some important people…

Holiday Advice for Divorced Parents

If this is your first holiday season since your divorce, it may be particularly tough on you. Feelings of loneliness and longing may begin to set in – and that’s perfectly normal. The most important thing is that you allow yourself to feel whatever emotions arise and know…

Ensuring Your Child is Safe With the Sitter

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s likely that your schedule is starting to fill up with holiday parties, shopping plans and all else that comes with this time of year. However, since much of these events require you to spend time away from home, you’ll probably…

Dealing With a Bitter or Unreasonable Ex Spouse

Maintaining a peaceful relationship with your ex spouse takes hard work and does not just happen overnight. As the two of you are likely co-parenting your children, having trust in and respect for each other is still something you want to achieve. To alleviate some tensions that might…

Divorce Mediation – Can It Work for You?

You may be certain divorce is the next best step for you but you’re not sure how to approach it. While the typical litigation process can be both time consuming and costly, mediation offers a slightly different experience. When divorcing with children, mediation can be a great first…

Being the Best Single Parent You Can Be

We’re faced with challenges everyday. Some big, some small, some – just different. If you are a parent, mom or dad, learning to cope with life as a single parent, you may be looking for some answers. Here are some helpful hints for becoming the best single parent you…

Inviting Your Ex Trick-or-Treating This Halloween Shouldn’t Be Scary

Trick or treat? Mom or dad? Perhaps you can give your children the opportunity to spend their favorite holiday with both parents. Here’s a few reasons it’s actually a good idea: Aids in co-parenting skills. After all, practice makes perfect – and what better time to give it…

Divorce Myths Uncovered

Find yourself in the face of a divorce? That’s okay. What might not be okay, however, is going through the divorce and moving forward after divorce with a list of false notions in your pocket. There are a number of common divorce myths, which catch people by surprise…

Planning For College – What Divorcing Parents Should Know

Now that school is in full swing, chances are your high school seniors are scheduling college visits and starting to look at college application criteria and deadlines. One thing they may not be looking at however is the price tag. For divorcing parents, figuring out how to handle…

Discipline Tips for Single Parents

As a single parent, you face a different set of challenges than two parent families. Not only are you the sole caregiver, but you’re also the lone homework helper, primary boo-boo fixer, number one cheerleader, and part time personal chauffeur. Not to mention you also have the thankless…