May 26, 2017

Talking with Your Children About Your Divorce

The article 7 Tips for Communicating with Your Children About Your Divorce is a wonderful guide to how to talk with your children about your divorce. It is key that both parents are together when speaking with the children. I would add that determining whether you speak with each child separately or not would depend … Continue reading Talking with Your Children About Your Divorce

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September 2, 2016

BACK TO SCHOOL FLEXIBILITY AND GENEROSITY

Flexibility and generosity should always be your guiding mantra as you navigate through your shared parenting time arrangements.   Human nature being what it is, your ex-spouse will be more willing to work with you instead of against you if you offer the same. For example, Spouse A has a family gathering on a Sunday a … Continue reading BACK TO SCHOOL FLEXIBILITY AND GENEROSITY

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March 7, 2016

TED TED TALK—PARENT CONFLICT WORSE THAN DIVORCE

When I sit across from a couple who is embarking on the divorce process I ask them about their greatest concerns.  The vast majority of divorcing couples fortunately say, our children. Tamara D. Afifi, currently a professor at the University of Iowa, presented a TED talk on the impact of parental conflict on children.  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKcNyfXbQzQ) … Continue reading TED TED TALK—PARENT CONFLICT WORSE THAN DIVORCE

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