Tag: Children of Divorce

Equally Shared Parenting

Equally Shared Parenting

Parents in the stage of separation and divorce shall submit a jointly agreed parenting plan to the court specifying how their children are to be raised including decision making authority, time sharing allocations and a method for resolving/mediating disputes outside of court. . In the event parents cannot reach agreement on a parenting plan either […]

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Christmas Trees for Alienated Families

Christmas Trees for Alienated Families

101 Alienated Children’s Names from 9 Countries World-wide, Pinned to Christmas tree for Alienated Families so far. . Missing someone this Christmas? Claim the rightful place of your alienated child or grand-child in your family! Hold a space for them in your circle of celebrations and honour the tremendous trauma of everyone involved. Millions of […]

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Children’s Rights to Parental Care Protected, but at Whose Expense?

Children’s Rights to Parental Care Protected, but at Whose Expense?

Sport24 article refers: Ex-Proteas star Cullinan convicted over child maintenance The good news is that two children’s basic right to parental care from both parents, have finally been protected by the court, as it should be. But the bad news is that the State neglected its duty to protect children’s rights in the first place: […]

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August Give-Away

August Give-Away

Our August Give-Away guides parents to help their children cope with divorce! South African Anne Cawood, author of Adjusting the Boundaries has generously donated two autographed copies of her book, one of which will be kept in our Library and the other will be given away in a lucky draw. To enter the draw, please comment below […]

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Divorce Contributes to High School Dropout Rate

Divorce Contributes to High School Dropout Rate

After the experience itself, children of divorce face a lot of difficulties. Their lives can change drastically, and given their age, they do not necessarily have a lot of input on the matter. It’s when they start getting older, their opinions on the matters at hand start surfacing, causing emotional reactions and behaviours. High school […]

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Switching Schools is Difficult for Children of Divorce

Switching Schools is Difficult for Children of Divorce

For children of divorce, routines can be a safety net, which allows individuals to escape the harsh realities of parental discord. They seek comfort in the mundane, day-to-day activities of school, but for many children of divorce, their lives are being upended through moving to a new house and switching to a new school. It’s […]

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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
Elements of Successful Blended/Step Families

Elements of Successful Blended/Step Families

          Did you know that one in every three people live in a blended / step family world-wide? That means 30% of the world’s children are currently growing up in a blended family. It could take several years to form new bonds, so here are some of the basic elements that […]

16th September 2015 | By More