Courts are supporting shared parenting arrangements with both parents significantly involved more and more. As you can see from the article, “After divorce, shared parenting is best for children’s health and development,” the psychological research shows that significant time with both parents profoundly helps your children.
The article, Reduce the Stress of a Divorce, addresses some well-advised coping techniques for going through a divorce. In general, don’t go it alone. Cut yourself a break. Take time for yourself and don’t beat yourself up. Break down your tasks into manageable pieces. While you need to listen to your inner voice to make the… [Read More]
It can be so hard to be strong when you are going through a divorce. It is the time you most want to wallow. There is time for wallowing on a Saturday afternoon, but you also must keep your head and your wits about you while going through a divorce. The article below succinctly lists… [Read More]
You will always be the parents to your children. Forever. Please remember to keep the adult issues between the adults. Your children have enough to deal with adjusting to life’s changes, so please be careful. I recommend that mediation parents consult with a therapist to learn the best way to tell their children about their… [Read More]
Don’t speak ill of the other parent in front of your children! Your children are half of each of you and if you criticize the parent, you are criticizing, and hurting, your child. Your child will notice somewhere inside them and will be grateful that you didn’t disparage the other. Time will tell and they… [Read More]