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What Raising Kids Alone After Divorce Feels Like

What Raising Kids Alone After Divorce Feels Like

Dina Strada  05.22.2015
The other night, I had a few friends over to what I consider to be my lovely new home. It's all mine. Paid for by me. Decorated by me....
How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part IV

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part IV

Mark Baer  05.16.2015
On July 10, 2011, Joan T. Daniels, Esq. posted the following comment on the listserv for the members of the Family Law Section of the Los...

Are Single Parents All Created Equal?

Stacey Freeman  05.13.2015
Not all single parents are created equal. Some of us have it easier than others, and in different ways. Some of us have it more difficult,...
How To Tell The Kids You're Splitting Up

How To Tell The Kids You're Splitting Up

George Sachs, Psy.D.  05.11.2015
If we consider our spouse as a part of our growth, we can offer them our love regardless of what has happened in the past. We want our...

But Mommy, You'll Be Alone

Laura Lifshitz  05.11.2015
On Mother's Day, I said goodbye to my dog. She didn't die. No, she's still alive and perky at almost eleven years old, but I gave her to...
10 Things Single Moms Want Their Kids To Know

10 Things Single Moms Want Their Kids To Know

Stacey Freeman  05. 9.2015
Today, deep into my routine as a single mom of two teenage daughters and an elementary-school-age son, hearing those criticisms has yet...
Parental Alienation Following Divorce: Too Easily Rationalized or Overlooked

Parental Alienation Following Divorce: Too Easily Rationalized or Overlooked

Rosalind Sedacca  05. 7.2015
It's important for all divorced parents to reflect on their relationship with their former spouse and how it may be subtly or overtly affecting...
6 Steps To A Peaceful Divorce

6 Steps To A Peaceful Divorce

Laura Lifshitz  05. 5.2015
That statement in itself seems contradictory. A divorce is a total dissolution of a relationship and maybe even a family. Destruction....
How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part II

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part II

Mark Baer  05. 2.2015
Except for the years I was in Juvenile Dependency court, where mediation was available for each case set for trial (but not presently,...
Competing for the Kids

Competing for the Kids

Marina Sbrochi  04.27.2015
Even with all the data pointing to the fact that using your kids as pawns and competing for your kids is not good for them, people continue...
How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part I

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part I

Mark Baer  04.27.2015
On April 23, 2015, I read an article titled "Solid negotiation skills crucial for family lawyers," which I felt was an important read for...

No Honey, Mommy Doesn't Have the Money

Laura Lifshitz  04.20.2015
One day instead of saying "No Honey, Mommy Doesn't Have The Money," I will be able to say, "You know what? I think I can swing it. Do you...
A Note To My Ex-Husband

A Note To My Ex-Husband

Nicole Jankowski  04.16.2015
It's been three years since the divorce, but it occurred to me this morning that I had something I needed to tell my ex-husband. And it's...
When It Comes to Parenting, You Gotta Have Faith

When It Comes to Parenting, You Gotta Have Faith

Tammy Kahn  04.15.2015
What if we replace guilt with faith? Faith that we can exist in a world where we work hard, take care of our kids but also take care of...