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Co Parenting Divorce

Five Seemingly Simple Tips for Fostering a (Sometimes) Positive Co-Parenting Relationship

Leah Porritt | Posted 05.13.2015 | Divorce
Leah Porritt

Co-parenting is hard. There is just no other way to describe it. Raising a child is difficult... and doing it with someone you are no longer with, likely for some pretty major reasons, is just... well, hard.

Divorcing Parents: 4 Ways You Can Be Super Heroes To Your Children

Michael Aurit, JD, MDR | Posted 05.06.2015 | Divorce
Michael Aurit, JD, MDR

The most heroic gift you can give your children is taking every opportunity possible to speak positively about your co-parent. Divorce in itself will not likely damage your children. However, how you choose to get divorced and behave after your divorce will make the difference.

The Most Important New Year's Resolution You'll Ever Make

Kate Scharff | Posted 03.01.2015 | Divorce
Kate Scharff

I listened hard in 2014 -- to kids, to parents, to other divorce professionals. I curated my collection, adding new pearls and polishing old ones. This year I offer The Divorced Parents' Pledge. Let's take it, and take it to heart. It's what our children need and what they deserve.

The Problem With Covenant Marriages and Fault-Based Divorce

Mark Baer | Posted 01.06.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

On October 30, 2014, I was contacted by a reporter, who asked if I could explain the Arkansas "covenant marriage" law to them. Among other things, if...

3 Steps To Successful Co-Parenting

Caroline Choi | Posted 07.09.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

It's important to look at the big picture in your divorce and focus on what is in the best interests of your children. When you get along as co-parents, your children will likely be happier given the difficult circumstances that they are already facing with the divorce.

26 Promises All Divorced Parents Should Make To Their Kids This New Year

Kate Scharff | Posted 03.01.2014 | Divorce
Kate Scharff

We'll compliment the good traits we still see in each other, and we'll tell you how, if given the choice, we'd do it all again -- because not being your parents is unimaginable.

The Father-Daughter Bond: A Dress Rehearsal for Life

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 07.23.2013 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

Why is the father-daughter relationship so vulnerable to disruption after a parents' divorce?

How to Tell Your Children You're Dating Again

GalTime | Posted 06.26.2013 | Parents
GalTime

The subject of dating may be a burn that your kids are not yet ready for. It is important to be patient, loving, and understanding as you help them navigate the post-divorce dating waters with you.

We're Divorced! What's Left to Argue Over?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 06.26.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Welcome to the unknown, brave new world of co-parenting, or perhaps its more complicated sibling, co-parenting with stepparents! Splendid. Little disagreements that turned into giant disputes when you were married are now exponentially worse as a divorced couple.

What Happens When A Child Of Divorce Gets Injured?

Divorced with Kids | Posted 06.13.2011 | Divorce

On Sunday night, the phone rang. "We're at Gymnex," my ex-husband said. This is a well frequented workout venue as well as a hospital, though the ...