Tag: Shared Parenting

The Honest Truth with Smile Radio

The Honest Truth with Smile Radio

The Fair Divorce Platform was featured in an interview with Benito Vergotine, in The Honest Truth, on SmileFM Radio. Listen to the conversation as Sinta Ebersohn discusses the impact of divorce and various relevant matters.     Gratitude to Benito for the opportunity to reach out and help others! . Learn Everything You Need to […]

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Best Practice: Equally Shared Parenting

Best Practice: 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 in […]

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Mother-Child Bond vs Father-Child Bond

Mother-Child Bond vs Father-Child Bond

Equal Parenting is really possible. Fathers can do just as well as mothers, as seen in this interesting perspective on how we have evolved as families. Is the long-held belief that mothers have a stronger bond with their children really true? Scholars investigate this theory and examine how fathers interact with their children. From the […]

25th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Why You Need to Use Parenting Plan Software

Why You Need to Use Parenting Plan Software

Even the most drama free divorces can turn ugly at any point in time. While this is a problem for couples without children, when children are involved it can be even more complicated. Any couple that is or has gone through a divorce with children knows they need a parenting plan. One of the major […]

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A Father’s Loss – Moving Out

A Father’s Loss – Moving Out

A common divorce scenario for families with children, looks like this: Dad moves out of the marital home into a small apartment while Mom and the kids remain in the family dwelling. While it seems like a sensible option, it is important not to underestimate the severe sense of loss a father has to deal […]

23rd November 2015 | By More
Best Practice: Regular Overnight Care From Both Parents

Best Practice: Regular Overnight Care From Both Parents

110 Mental health experts from 15 countries, endorse a report that recommends overnight care of children from both parents, after separation. The days are past when experts advised divorced dads to make a clean break from the family and remain, at best, visitors in their children’s lives. Growing awareness that children do best with two […]

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Back to Normal after the Holidays

Back to Normal after the Holidays

Holidays for divorced families are often a stressful time as routines and rules are different from one household to another and as a result, children tend to be over-stimulated and sleep-deprived. Symptoms include fatigue, sleep disturbances, separation anxiety, withdrawal, rebellion, aggression, tantrums, regression, eating disorders, nervous habits etc. Ideally, separated parents ought to maintain similar […]

14th July 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
Safety Tips for Visitation

Safety Tips for Visitation

Your kids are going to visit your ex regularly and if the level of safety consciousness is not quite the same as yours, this is for you. Instead of getting furious and having another unresolved argument because the other party simply doesn’t get it, why don’t you rather teach your kids some basic emergency tips […]

24th March 2015 | By | Reply More
Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent

Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent

Divorce sucks. It doesn’t matter if you were the divorcer or the divorcee, it doesn’t matter who was at fault, none of that matters – what does matter is that it’s a time in your life when you are forced to hit a reset button. You can choose to use that reset button for good […]

24th March 2015 | By More