When children have two parents who live together or live apart due to a divorce, it's important that they know that they are united in supporting the child's venture into the new school year. Make sure every day each parent talks with the child about their day and sets up a routine for having a snack after school, doing homework, and playing.
Let go of what you cannot truly control and just make lots of memories. Turn your house into a home.
Thanks to the research and development over the last 15 years there are both desktop and mobile applications that allow you to co-parent without speaking to each other.
There's another option that more and more people are paying attention to. It's called a Parenting Marriage and it actually isn't a new concept. A Parenting Marriage happens when the romantic aspect of the relationship has gone by the wayside but you have kids together and you don't split up.
Divorce is complicated. Of course you know that. What you may not know is that divorce isn't just a family issue.
There is no perfect way to learn how to become a stepmom. There isn't a template or "How-To" book with all of the answers. Figuring out everything you need to know before you become a stepmom is impossible.
When kids go back to school at various ages, new demands pile on parents very quickly. New schedules, new homework, new teachers, and new schools are just the beginning.
When it's their turn for parenting time, your former spouse has no problem letting your child spend hours playing Pokémon Go. It's a great incentive to get outside, he or she claims. But you've been reading up about kids and technology addiction and this latest gaming craze seems to fit all the criteria. What happens when you're a divorced parent who just wants to see Pokémon Go, Pokémon gone?
Going through a divorce is one of the most stressful transitions you can have in your life. It is even more challenging when you have children togeth...
The hardest part about coming to terms with divorce is managing the painful rollercoaster of emotions that typically ensue. It can be so overwhelming, even when it is not a surprise, that a person may lose track with what's important.
We hugged hard, seemingly too hard for her little ribs, but as I began to let up she squeezed even harder. It was painful, but because the separation was usually just a few days, bearable. She sat back down on the couch.
I watched producer, Garry Marshall's, Mother's Day last night with my stepdaughter, and learned this morning of his unfortunate passing yesterday. Th...
When we agreed to end our marriage, I sat in my therapist's office, crying those big ugly tears one cries when they're surviving solely on chocolate malt milkshakes. I cried to him in exasperation, terrified of the stigma that would forever follow my girls now that they were children of divorce.
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Here's to raising strong people. Strong humans. Strong little girls AND strong little boys.
I found myself Googling, "Should I stay for the kids." I begged God to tell me what to do. I cried daily as I walked around my perfect house. Six y...