When an ex is showering your kids with gifts during or after a divorce, that can be stressful for everyone. Follow these tips to balance over-indulgence.
Archives for October 2016
Love may fade and marriages may end, but that doesn’t mean your financial obligations end with them. Financial matters are one of the top-cited reasons for divorce filing, and those issues become even more so during the course of a divorce proceeding. Of all financial assets and liabilities, a mortgage is often the biggest – […]
Parallel co-parenting minimizes conflict between ex-spouses while maximizing each parent’s involvement in their child’s life.
According to my calendar, it is almost that time of year again…the dreaded holidays. There are few things worse for the adult dealing with parents that are divorced or divorcing than the holiday season. The holiday season is fraught with all kinds of obstacles, the first one being the transition of any traditions where the […]
Alimony is usually designed to help the lower wage-earner transition into self-sufficiency
Are you seeking modification of family law orders? Since courts prefer to not disrupt the child’s schedule or expected support, it can be complicated.
Whether you are the biological parent or not, remember that children thrive when you and your partner share authority. Here are some step-parenting tips!
You wake up, the sun is shining through the window, the house is quiet, and then it hits you – it’s finally over. The divorce is settled. Now what? For more months than you dare count, you have been focusing on your divorce and all the paperwork, the changes, the compromises, and the angst that […]
Divorce in today’s society is more of a norm than ever before. The causes of divorce are as many as there are couples willing to divorce. Most families face insurmountable difficulties, and those strong enough to get through the challenging times escape the compelling thoughts of having a divorce. The ease of getting a divorce […]
“If you don’t second-guess yourself, then you are not trying to get better.” ~ Don Mattingly After listening to an excellent podcast featuring Diann Wingert, a psychotherapist and life coach in Pasadena, CA, discussing the challenges women face as they navigate midlife issues, I felt she raised an interesting question: Do women who’ve arrived at […]