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Parental Alienation – A Measuring Tool

Parental Alienation – A Measuring Tool

Have you ever been so angry and frustrated about being alienated from your child(ren), that you wished there was a way to prove that Parental Alienation is actually real and happening in your life and use that proof to put a stop to it? Here is your chance to get your circumstances recorded anonymously and contribute […]

8th September 2016 | By More
Why and How to Buy Your Ex a Gift

Why and How to Buy Your Ex a Gift

More often than not, separation and divorce leaves a bitter taste in our mouths. The last thing we want to do, is lavish our ex with gifts. However, the positive energy that emanates from giving something in good faith, might just be what you need to establish a good relationship for the future. . Why? […]

29th August 2016 | By More
The Superpower of Shared-Custody Kids

The Superpower of Shared-Custody Kids

Is shared custody really in the best interest of the child? It might pose short-term challenges but definitely proves to have benefits in the long run. This is a very inspiring story of someone who’s been there. . At 5:25 p.m., my mother pulled into our driveway. I saw my dad’s Cadillac waiting for us and glanced […]

15th July 2016 | By More
10 Signs Your Kid Is Handling Divorce Well

10 Signs Your Kid Is Handling Divorce Well

We all know divorce can take its toll on both parents and their children. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. Parents who focus their love and attention on safeguarding their children’s well-being, who provide security, make sound decisions and keep their children away from adult conflict and anxiety, have children that grow up […]

23rd May 2016 | By More
10 Ways Children of Divorce Love Differently

10 Ways Children of Divorce Love Differently

Even the experts have trouble agreeing, but the divorce rate for first marriages is believed to be about 45%. As a Family Law Attorney, I see families at all of the different stages of the divorce process. Ending an unsatisfactory relationship isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but there is no denying that it has an […]

21st February 2016 | By More
Don’t Burn Your Wedding Photographs!

Don’t Burn Your Wedding Photographs!

It was all a lie. Didn’t those vows mean anything? You never want to see your spouse’s face again, or be reminded of the worst mistake of your life! You just want to forget it ever happened, right?     If you are angry about what happened, overwhelmed by emotions and devastated because you are […]

4th February 2016 | By More
How badly will Divorce hurt your Kids?

How badly will Divorce hurt your Kids?

If you believe your children will be unaffected by your divorce, you’ll be surprised to learn that all children of divorce suffer emotional injuries. So the question is not whether they’ll be hurt, but how badly they’ll be hurt. Here’s how to minimise the damage:   When Linda and Steve (names have been changed to […]

24th November 2015 | By More
The 7 Irreducible Needs of Childhood

The 7 Irreducible Needs of Childhood

The 7 Irreducible Needs of Childhood (Greenspan, 264)         1 “Every child needs a safe, secure environment that includes at least one stable, predictable, comforting and protective relationship with an adult, not necessarily a biological parent, who has made a long-term, personal commitment to the child’s daily welfare and who has the […]

28th July 2015 | By More
Divorce is the Worst

Divorce is the Worst

Allow your kids to go through the divorce, to get over it. I’ve made a children’s picture book about what it can feel like to go through a divorce or separation. Mine doesn’t try to convince kids that the divorce is for the best. Instead, it cuts to the chase about how empty and unhelpful […]

30th June 2015 | By More
Love Languages to help your child through divorce

Love Languages to help your child through divorce

We all “speak” different love languages and being aware of what they are, makes it so much easier to communicate with others and show how much we care about them. Talking to your child in his/her particular love language, can help you to connect and make them feel safe and secure in the knowledge that […]

25th June 2015 | By More