January is International Child-Centered Divorce Month. Although the month is drawing to a close, it’s a good reminder for parents who are trying to minimize the effect of divorce on their children.
Here are several important issues you should think about as you design your parenting plan.
Father’s Day after separation and divorce can be rough – especially for dads who will be apart from their kids. Father’s Day is different when you're separated or divorced, but “different” doesn’t have to mean “dreadful”. Here are seven tips to help divorced dads beat the blues on Father’s Day.
If your child will be graduating from high-school or college this spring, and you and your ex can’t be in a room together without starting WW3, you both owe it to your child to suspend any lingering divorce hostilities before, during, and after the ceremony.
Divorce can be an emotionally complicated and trying time, especially when there are children involved. Here’s a list of helpful tips from a family lawyer to help you be the best parent possible during this difficult time.
If you have fought in front of your children, or have said negative things to them about your ex, it's not too late to do the right thing.
The holidays will be different than they were when you were all still living together in the same home – not better or worse, just different. Here are a few tips to make the best of your new situation.
Stepparents play a significant role in cultivating a well-adjusted stepfamily. Fifty stepchildren of different ages were asked to give advice to stepparents; here’s a summary of what they said.
If you believe your children will be unaffected by your divorce, you'll be surprised to learn that all children of divorce suffer emotional injuries. So the question is not whether they'll be hurt, but how badly they'll be hurt. Here's how to minimize the damage.
Is shared parenting better for children than sole custody? Successful shared parenting benefits both children and parents, but it is not appropriate for all families. Here are the pros and cons of shared parenting after divorce.
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