While going through my divorce and traveling for work, I created the following tips from firsthand experience to help divorced parents stay connected with their kids – and to forge a positive bond in each other’s lives.
If this is your first Father's Day post-separation or divorce, you can expect a ride on the emotional roller-coaster. For divorced dads, family-centered holidays - like Thanksgiving or Father's Day - can intensify feelings of anger, sadness, or loss.
The impact of infrequent or no contact with a non-custodial parent after a divorce can be devastating for a child. Here are the most common reasons why non-custodial parents have little or no contact with their children, and the problems absent parents cause for their children.
A child of a split family will survive best when parents can do two things: deal with their anger and resentment (or at least hide it), and encourage the children's bond with the other parent. Here are some tips about fostering contact with the absent parent.
The stress of divorce can cause parents to want to vent to their children, and oftentimes conflict arises in front of them. However, parents need to remember that kids can become stressed out themselves by exposure to conflict.
In my work as a Divorce Mediator, one of the most…
You can ease the challenge of co-parenting with an ex-spouse by planning ahead and seeking professional help if necessary. Here are five tips to help make co-parenting easier post-divorce.
Read about child custody and the importance of the child's needs in a divorce process. See the aspects a judge will consider to give the custody to one parent, and what the conditions the other parent will be subject to after a decision has been made.
The new HB 1255 bill has just been approved by the South Dakota House of Representatives, which would give divorcing and noncustodial fathers more time to spend with their children. While this sounds like a better way to keep the custody between parents a
Learn from this article about parent coordination to resolve divorce disputes outside of the courtroom, as it goes beyond mediation, psychotherapy, and other forms of resolving conflicts between co-parents.