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Have a Happy Father’s Day: Tips for Divorced Dads

Have a Happy Father’s Day: Tips for Divorced Dads

Once a year, we have the opportunity to honour our fathers and show our appreciation for everything that they mean to us. It is also an opportunity to teach our children to consider the nature of the relationships they have with the men in their lives. Read Happy (Divorced) Mother’s Day Being divorced, does not relieve […]

4th June 2015 | By More
Child Protection Week

Child Protection Week

This week is Child Protection Week (1-7 June 2015) Is your child protected from the horrors of your divorce?                               C: Consider and respect everyone’s feelings of anxiety, disappointment, fear, uncertainty, anger, resentment etc., during the divorce process, not only your […]

1st June 2015 | By More
4 Myths about Divorce

4 Myths about Divorce

We’ve all heard the horror stories about couples who fight viciously with each other during their divorce and continue to wish nothing but ill-will and discontent on each other – it’s stomach-turning, especially when you’re in the middle of a divorce. But it’s important to remember that not everything you hear about divorced families is […]

27th May 2015 | By More
Divorce & Celebs: How their parents’ divorce affected them

Divorce & Celebs: How their parents’ divorce affected them

Nicole Richie: “When my dad divorced my mom, it was kind of like him leaving me also.”       Isla Fisher: “You can’t underestimate how traumatic divorce is for the children. When your parents divorce, it makes you grow up fast. I’d urge parents to strongly consider working things out. I’d work things out […]

25th May 2015 | By More
Mother’s Day Tips for Divorced Fathers

Mother’s Day Tips for Divorced Fathers

If you are one of those sceptics, arguing that it is just another money-making gimmick, take a moment to read and reflect on these notes. Read Father’s Day Tips for Divorced Moms On mother’s day, we have the opportunity for an annual show of honour and appreciation for mothers – not only your own mother, […]

8th May 2015 | By More
Happy (Divorced) Mother’s Day

Happy (Divorced) Mother’s Day

Once a year, we have the opportunity to honour our Mothers and show our appreciation for everything that they mean to us. It is also an opportunity to teach our children to consider the relationships they have with the women who gave birth to them and the roles that their mothers play in their lives. […]

6th May 2015 | By More
Be a supportive friend through divorce

Be a supportive friend through divorce

There are countless ways to help a person through divorce, but all of these involve understanding your place in the divorce process. I have been a practicing attorney for over 30 years with the cornerstone of my practice being family law. Family law involves divorce, child support, custody and spousal support. I believe divorce has […]

22nd April 2015 | By More
Letter to my Husband’s Ex-Wife

Letter to my Husband’s Ex-Wife

Dear Ex-Wife, I love my husband dearly and I am trying my best to understand your situation. Yes, I know you have a history and precious children. I have no desire to erase you or take your place as their mother. Be assured that I realise I’ve only heard one side of the story, therefore, I do […]

21st April 2015 | By More
My Beautiful Divorce

My Beautiful Divorce

A year ago today, my wife and I decided to end our marriage. But while our marriage had run its course, what we’ve found since then is that our friendship, relationship, and commitment to each other and the family we’d built, hadn’t. We’d been friends for almost 10 years before we were a couple. We […]

25th March 2015 | By More
Once a father, always a father

Once a father, always a father

Seconds after my daughter’s birth, she was put in my arms. There I was, holding this little bundle with a pretty decent mop of black  hair, crying desperately and still quite messy from the birth. At that point I had no time to decide whether I wanted to be a father or not. The fact was […]

25th March 2015 | By More