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When Divorcing, Beware of Meddlers!

When Divorcing, Beware of Meddlers!

Mark Baer  07.26.2015
I was recently contacted to potentially mediate a litigated divorce matter prior to trial, which is rapidly approaching. My name had been...
Hope and Empowerment For Alienated Parents and Their Children

Hope and Empowerment For Alienated Parents and Their Children

Dana Laquidara  07.24.2015
When I was almost four years old, my father threw my mother out of our home, quite literally. In the months that followed, when he had...
10 Ways Divorce Changes Your Parenting -- For The Better

10 Ways Divorce Changes Your Parenting -- For The Better

Brittany Wong  07.22.2015
 You don't know how strong and capable you are as a parent until you're forced to raise your kids on your own. Whether you have full...
A Resource for All Ages

A Resource for All Ages

Michael Neill  07. 7.2015
This is something that those of us who are parents often seem to forget, and in our love and care for our children we try to protect them...
My Parents Split Up When I Was 13. Here's Why I'm Glad They Did

My Parents Split Up When I Was 13. Here's Why I'm Glad They Did

Brittany Wong  07. 7.2015
"When My Parents Split Up" is a HuffPost series that explores what it's like to have your parents divorce at all ages, from infancy to...
The Day I Told My Daughter We Were Divorcing

The Day I Told My Daughter We Were Divorcing

Rosemond Perdue Cranner  07. 6.2015
There are those moments in our life that change us forever. Those moments that we remember so vividly. The sounds. The colors. Tiny details...
Is It Brave or Insane to Choose to Divorce?

Is It Brave or Insane to Choose to Divorce?

Laura Lifshitz  07. 5.2015
Originally when we separated, a year or more seemed so far away. I thought for sure I would feel better -- for good. I didn't predict how...
10 Key Parenting Questions To Ask Yourself After Divorce

10 Key Parenting Questions To Ask Yourself After Divorce

Rosalind Sedacca  07. 3.2015
To help parents co-parent more effectively I've created a list of significant questions to ask yourselves. I share these during mentoring...
The Truth of Divorce

The Truth of Divorce

Susanna Sung  06.30.2015
That kid has some sort of Spidey sense. He just knows certain things. But see, I think we all know certain things, we feel them, our guts...
5 Tips for Sharing Custody

5 Tips for Sharing Custody

Marina Sbrochi  06.25.2015
Divorce. Not fun. Messy. Kids in the middle. It doesn't have to be this way. I had a "nice" divorce. This doesn't mean it didn't suck or...
How Do You Tell Your Children That You Are Getting a Divorce?

How Do You Tell Your Children That You Are Getting a Divorce?

Jim Halfens  06.25.2015
Despite parents' best intentions, the wrong approach can create irreparable damage that follows children into adulthood. For this reason...
How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Final Part

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Final Part

Mark Baer  06.24.2015
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...
6 Ways To Make Co-Parenting Less Stressful

6 Ways To Make Co-Parenting Less Stressful

Brittany Wong  06.23.2015
The goal of co-parenting after divorce is simple: Like any other parent, you want to ensure that your kids are happy, healthy and set...
How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part VI

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part VI

Mark Baer  06.18.2015
A great many of my family law attorney colleagues believe that mediation only works under such narrow circumstances, that almost no cases...