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 few hours from home. In order to return the kids to Spouse B in time for the … [Read more...] about BACK TO SCHOOL FLEXIBILITY AND GENEROSITY
The Huffington Post which regularly posts articles on divorce recently published an article that laid out the “Top 10 Reasons to Mediate your Divorce.” Valuable excerpts from the article are outlined below: “Mediation is a process for resolving conflict and coming to an agreement where decision-making remains with the parties. A neutral mediator assists parties in arriving at a mutually … [Read more...] about Top 10 Reasons to Mediate Your Divorce
I am always a huge proponent of divorcing couples remembering to behave appropriately as parents during the divorce process. As such I was very happy to see the recent article, A Young Adult’s Reflections About Her Parents’ Divorce in the Huffington Post. The teen of divorced parents who was interviewed provided the following important guidelines: 1. Therapy is important so that the teen has … [Read more...] about Guidelines for Divorced Parents of Teens
Unless you are a multimillionaire with unlimited resources, you will feel the financial effects of dividing your funds and assets after divorce. Whether you are a one or two income family, you are no longer sharing expenses. You must now each support your own individual household. Times can be tough these days and some couples consider continuing to share a residence. Some couples also … [Read more...] about Is Nesting (Continuing to Share Residence After Divorce) a Good Idea?
This blog has repeatedly reinforced the concept that it is of utmost importance for divorcing and/or divorced parent to be respectful of the other for the sake of their children. The Huffington Post article,”Sharing Custody of My Child: What Do I Do?” suggests some proactive ideas for how to make the most of your shared custody arrangement. 1. “Make the phone call or Skype visit count.” As … [Read more...] about Shared Child Custody Tips