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67 Questions about Divorce

67 Questions about Divorce

. “Generally speaking, there are two kinds of learning: experience, which is gained from your own mistakes, and wisdom, which is learned from the mistakes of others.” – John Maxwell . On Mandela day (18 July), I set out to answer 67 questions about divorce, as my goodwill contribution. It took several days of diligent […]

22nd July 2019 | By More
21 Fair Divorce Lessons

21 Fair Divorce Lessons

21 Fair Divorce Lessons (extracts from the book by divorce mentor, Sinta Ebersohn) 25 June was Global Fair Divorce day and in my book, 21 Fair Divorce Lessons (which will be published soon), I offer 21 significant elements that ensure a fair separation and divorce. Here are the first five: Choose the right process: Litigation […]

24th June 2019 | By More
Organised Communication for Divorced Parents

Organised Communication for Divorced Parents

Not only will this tool simplify your life as a single parent, it will reduce conflict and make your children happy! It is already being used by more than 100 000 families in over 100 countries worldwide. . . 2Houses helps you to organise your schedule and keep track of all activities, manage your expenses […]

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Why Mothers Leave their Children

Why Mothers Leave their Children

In South Africa, only three out of every ten children live with both their parents. Three out of every ten children live with their mothers and one out of every ten live with their fathers. The rest live with family members or other care-givers. Here is an interesting perspective from women who choose to leave […]

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Why Fathers Leave Their Children

Why Fathers Leave Their Children

Millions of poor children and teenagers grow up without their biological father, and often when you ask them about it, you hear a litany of male barbarism. You hear teens describe how their dad used to beat up their mom, how an absent father had five kids with different women and abandoned them all. The […]

22nd August 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Children of Single Parents Need Support from Courts

Children of Single Parents Need Support from Courts

Single mothers are not the ones in need of support from courts – our Children are the ones who desperately need support from our courts. News24 article, ‘Single mothers need support from courts’, 2017-08-01, by Aishah Cassiem refers: If a single mother is raising her child without the financial support of the child’s father, it […]

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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. […]

31st March 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
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