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Coparenting Advice

5 Things Dads Can Do to Help After a Divorce

Michelle Matthews | Posted 08.04.2015 | Divorce
Michelle Matthews

Divorce brings with it many challenges but none is more challenging than trying to negotiate/navigate the world of co-parenting with your ex-spouse.

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Final Part

Mark Baer | Posted 06.26.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Since this is the final article in this series, I am finally going to share the answer I gave the attorney colleague of mine who asked me the following question: "Any thoughts on how to make money as a family lawyer when you're not prepared to screw the other side?"

6 Steps To A Peaceful Divorce

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 05.06.2015 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

That statement in itself seems contradictory. A divorce is a total dissolution of a relationship and maybe even a family. Destruction. A collapse. How could something initially so sad--yet sometimes so happy--be considered peaceful? Here's how.

To Resolve or Manage Conflict, You Must Address the Actual Cause of the Problem

Mark Baer | Posted 06.21.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I recently had the most fascinating consultation with a gentleman who was interested in the possibility of my representing him as his lawyer.

When New Wife and Ex-Wife's Worlds Collide

Shelley Wetton | Posted 03.23.2015 | Divorce
Shelley Wetton

We had not planned for this life when we were young and dreaming of our futures. There's no training or preparation. But there's one thing we knew for sure -- we might have to suffer each other's presence for the rest of our lives.

When Co-Parenting Is A Necessary Evil

Tara Fass | Posted 03.01.2015 | Divorce
Tara Fass

Putting the financial and care-taking assistance on the back burner for a moment, the impulse to reach out to share your news and the experience of parenting is part of what it means to be human. You can't avoid it.

Co-parenting Tip of the Day: Don't Give Spineless Support

Christina Pesoli | Posted 07.23.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

Spineless support is when a parent deliberately leaves the tough decisions and unpopular positions to his ex, so that he can be more popular with his kid by comparison.

The Truth About How Hard Single Parenting Is

Lara Lillibridge | Posted 06.25.2014 | Divorce
Lara Lillibridge

If you are contemplating leaving your marriage, it's probably not because you are happy. Parenting when one or both of the parents are miserable is far more difficult.

Your Behavior, Your Kids and Divorce

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 08.12.2013 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

Ask anyone who's been through it, and they'll tell you one of the most gut-wrenching aspects of separation and divorce is figuring out how to co-paren...

WATCH: TV Star Shares Her Best Co-Parenting Advice

Posted 06.04.2013 | Divorce

Actress Garcelle Beauvais stopped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday and shared her best co-parenting advice. Warning that it's "not easy," Beauvais said...

My Kids Are Struggling Because of Our Divorce

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Adjusting to divorce takes time. Be patient and kind to yourself so you can be there for your kids. If you take things slowly and prioritize your energy so you're focusing on the things that nourish you all, you and your family will get through this rough time.

Tweeters Weigh In: What's Your #1 Piece Of Holiday Co-Parenting Advice?

Posted 12.16.2011 | Divorce

We know that holidays can be hellish post-divorce, especially when kids are involved. Expert advice for how to split holiday custody abounds, but we w...