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7 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur after Divorce

7 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur after Divorce

You’re never too old to start a new venture. Three years ago almost to the day, I returned to work after being a stay-at-home wife and mother for more than a decade. My marriage had abruptly ended about a year earlier, even though looking back I realized our relationship had begun unravelling long before that. […]

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Uncoupling

Uncoupling

Uncoupling by  Sara Davison, is based on her own experience of divorce as well as her work as a divorce coach. Having worked with various top personal development coaches and won an APCTC (Association of Professional Coaches, Trainers & Consultants) Award in 2015, Sara aims to teach people how to take control and create the […]

5th December 2016 | By More
Two Books about Divorce

Two Books about Divorce

. Recognised as an Exemplary Christian Self-Help Book by the Illumination Book Awards, Peace after Divorce: Choosing Concrete Actions Rooted in Faith, helps you with real-life issues to change your life for the better. . Author Renee Smith Ettline, founder of After Divorce Ministries, shares her own painful experiences of divorce and her journey to […]

28th October 2016 | By More
12 Reasons NOT to Change Your Last Name After Divorce

12 Reasons NOT to Change Your Last Name After Divorce

Traditionally, women used to take their husbands’ last names when they got married and children born from these unions, got the father’s last name. In certain parts of the world it has been customary for generations to use both parents’ last names in hyphenated form for children.   Another growing trend is for women to […]

29th July 2016 | By More
Solo Parenting or Single Parenting?

Solo Parenting or Single Parenting?

My Facebook feed is regularly filled with friends, mostly moms but the occasional dad, lamenting that their partner is away on a girls/guys getaway or business trip and they’re having to take on single parenting. Early mornings, late nights, taking on the burden of being the sole source of emotional support, physical transportation, not being […]

8th March 2016 | By More
8 Survival Tips for Christmas without your Kids

8 Survival Tips for Christmas without your Kids

As the festive season approaches, you might be dreading Christmas without your children. Whether it will be your first time or you have accumulated many bad memories of lonely Christmas Eves and days, consider this: . . 1. Accept it This is the reality of your separation and divorce. Instead of pondering everything you have […]

12th December 2015 | By More
Father’s Day tips for Divorced Moms

Father’s Day tips for Divorced Moms

If you or your ex-spouse are one of those sceptics, arguing that it is just another money-making gimmick, take a moment to read and reflect on these notes.   On father’s day, we have the opportunity for an annual show of honour and appreciation for fathers – not only your own father, but also the […]

8th June 2015 | By More
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. This year, father’s day is on Sunday 19 June. Being divorced, […]

4th June 2015 | By More
Mother’s Day Tips for Divorced Fathers

Mother’s Day Tips for Divorced Fathers

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

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