Blogs about the effects of divorce on children and divorced parents, including: Children’s Emotional Issues & Recovery, Visitation and Scheduling, Co-Parenting Agreements/Parenting Plans, Parental Alienation, and Stepfamily Issues.
Co-parenting with a narcissistic ex-spouse can bring many challenges. Learn the eight ways to deal with a narcissistic ex when there are children involved.
How one couple moved from grief and guilt to respect and cooperation as same-sex co-parents. Focussing on their daughter helped them to recover from the breakdown of their romantic relationship and transition to their new relationship as co-parents.
Keep children out of the divorce drama. Divorce is the breakdown of a relationship between two adults. Let children know it is not about them and that they are loved.
The holidays can be a complicated time for children of divorce. The best present divorced parents can give their children is an enjoyable and stress-free holiday season; here are 7 tips for achieving that goal.
Parental alienation generally occurs when one parent sways a child into disengaging with the other parent, usually by speaking negatively about the other parent and/or refusing to permit or coordinate contact and timesharing between the child and that other parent.
If you are in the process of divorce but still living together, this blog post offers tips for how to communicate, set expectations, and maintain or adapt traditions to get through this holiday season.
For some people, the holidays and stress go together like turkey and stuffing. For families who have just finished the divorce process, this season can become even more difficult: children may feel stress and confusion rather than peace and joy when facing the holidays. Here are tips for helping your kids enjoy happier holidays after divorce.
Whenever possible, fathers need to sustain a close connection with their children – through phone calls, regular contact, holiday time, birthdays, and special occasions – to promote a loving attachment that endures through rough patches.