How to Deal with the #1 Complaint about Divorce Lawyers

Are you considering hiring a divorce lawyer or currently working with a lawyer to guide you through the divorce process? Although most people remember to ask a divorce lawyer how much they charge per hour and how much experience they have with divorce cases, there is something even more critical that you should find out […]

How to Deal with your Ex at your Children’s Special Events

Does the very thought of seeing your ex at your child’s special events make you so angry you’d rather show up for an IRS audit? Birthdays, graduations, getting your child situated in their college dorm, weddings…regardless of how long you have been separated or divorced, each of these special events can cause you to experience […]

5 Ways to Help your Children through Divorce

The decision to divorce may be based on many things. Certainly, one of those things is your feelings for your spouse, but the feelings of your children during divorce are going to be a factor as well. Sometimes, when you are fighting with your spouse, you become focused on your feelings and your feelings only. […]

5 Steps for a Parenting Plan with Fewer Conflicts

If you are facing a divorce that involves children, it’s essential to put together a Parenting Plan that both meets your children’s needs and also does not end up causing too many unnecessary and repetitive conflicts. Without one, you may find yourself in the kind of frequent arguments with your soon-to-be ex that makes you […]

Co-Parenting with a Frosty Ex? Help is Here!

It’s just one week until Christmas and all through the house… Instead of hearing the scurrying of a mouse… Mom is ready to blow a fuse the very next time she sees her ex’s phone number light up on her cell phone. Why is it so hard to communicate with your Frosty Ex about the […]

Halle Berry: High Costs of Co-Parenting in Court

The recent Thanksgiving Day brawl on actress Halley Berry’s driveway between her 4 year old daughter Nahla’s father, French-Canadian model Gabriel Aubry, and her actor fiancée Oliver Martinez, shows just how easily co-parenting disagreements can escalate into physical confrontations. Leading up to the altercation, Berry and Aubry spent 19 days in a civil court trial […]

Co-Parenting with a Frosty Ex During the Holidays

For many parents who are divorced or in the process of going through divorce, holidays are especially challenging to navigate through without losing your cool.  As you begin to prepare for the holidays by filling up your freezer full of turkey and pies, it is also wise to prepare ahead of time for the hot-button […]

5 Key Signs of Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is a problem that most often arises when parents engage in bitter and extended child custody litigation. Although intense feelings of anger and mistrust are common when parents are  beginning to transition from the tidal wave of emotions surrounding divorce into a co-parenting relationship, most parents experience less anger and anxiety over time […]

Quiz: How Well Do You Manage Anger During Divorce?

  Like other emotions, anger itself is neither bad nor good. It’s the behavior that follows the feeling that can be harmful or destructive. And, while anger is typically associated with aggression or violence, anger can be constructive, too. It can be the wind that blows a needed change through your life. Take the following […]

Having the Same Parenting Arguments Over and Over?

Are you struggling with anger, stress and frustration when dealing with your child’s other parent? Do you experience the same types of disagreements over and over with no end in sight? Navigating through divorce is challenging enough, but trying to deal with the ongoing conflicts that continue to come up both during and after divorce can […]