Guidelines for divorced parents on how best to approach this new school year in ways that will maximize your child’s educational development.
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Innovation is a key to evolution. So as long as people continue innovating and thinking of old paradigms in new ways, society cannot help but evolve – and this is certainly true when it comes to the family dynamic. We have seen a seismic shift in the ways families are constituted in the last 20 […]
As a single mother on Father’s Day, you need to recognize how important it is for your children to spend time with their father. Here are 5 Do’s and 5 Dont’s to help you handle Father’s Day after divorce.
It seems like déjà vu all over again, but for the second time during his tenure as Governor, Rick Scott has vetoed an alimony reform bill. Now the question remains: Will Florida ever see alimony reform? Unfortunately, it seems unlikely that there will be any serious alimony reform in Florida until the legislature gets its […]
Facebook, for better or worse, has become a way of life for many people. Whether it’s posting a map of your morning run, your child’s first steps, or sharing a video of a cat falling down the stairs, the need to post, re-post and share on Facebook and other social media has become so interwoven […]
Many of my clients have questions about the adoption process, and in particular, the step-parent adoption process. Some mistakenly believe that just because they’ve remarried, their new spouse automatically has legal recognition of their new step-children. That is not the state of the law in Florida however, and until a Court enters an Order establishing […]
There has been a lot in the news lately detailing some high-profile international custody disputes that have helped shed light on the sometimes complex issues related to international child custody laws. By now, most have heard about the case of former Gossip Girl American actress Kelly Rutherford, who recently lost custody of her two children […]
As New Year’s quickly approaches, some may be feeling down about their loves lost over the years. It’s essential to your overall wellbeing that you continue to laugh and entertain yourself. As the great Charlie Chaplin once said, “To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain and play with it.” And as […]
Many times parents feel like it is their obligation to stay married “for the sake of the children” – but more often than not, that can actually lead to more problems and issues for the children. While parents may have legitimate reservations about exposing their children to a potential divorce, many studies are beginning to […]
Get some tips on how to get through the holidays as a single parent, to help defeat feelings of loneliness, anxiety and depression.