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Shared Parenting

Lifting Blanket Restrictions

Richard Warshak | Posted 07.04.2014 | Divorce
Richard Warshak

Big changes are afoot Down Under. And these presage changes in the U.S. and Europe as well. For the past few years, a research report issued by the office of the Australian Attorney General, with statements of its lead author, has exerted a disproportionate impact on the lives of young children whose parents are separated.

What Kids Want for New Year's

Beverly Willett | Posted 03.09.2014 | Divorce
Beverly Willett

I'd bet the house (if I still had one) that no kid sitting on Santa's knee this past Christmas wished for mommy and daddy to split up and live in sepa...

The Pressure to "Have It All" and the Need to Redefine Success

Lisa Levey | Posted 12.12.2012 | Women
Lisa Levey

We need to redefine success in more human terms rather than the fantasy of women -- or men -- that have it all. Real success -- the true definition of having it all -- is getting clarity on what success means for you and putting your energies there.

5 Ways To Co-Parent Without Killing Each Other

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

However you may feel about your ex-spouse, if you have kids, you are still co-parenting. That's right: "Co".

The Biggest Delusion Couples Have About Splitting Up

Vicki Larson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Here's how most of us who are thinking about leaving our marriage imagine divorce will be like: We've had it with our partner, and we think -- finally, freedom.

Can High-Conflict Couples Make Shared Parenting Work?

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 05.06.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Increasingly, parents and the public are in favor of shared parenting arrangements following divorce. Although shared parenting arrangements still represent a small amount of the total arrangements, they continue to increase.

What Do The Kids REALLY Think About Your Divorce?

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 12.11.2011 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

There has been a steady stream of scientific findings indicating that children whose parents do not resolve their marital conflict have difficulties adjusting.

The Super Bowl: A Metaphor for Shared Parenting

Rob Hahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Rob Hahn

When people think about divorce proceedings and parenting time discussions, it's likely not many have football on their minds.