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Rosalind Sedacca
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Rosalind Sedacca, a Certified Corporate Trainer, is recognized as The Voice of Child-Centered Divorce. She is founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network which provides valuable resources for parents facing, moving through or transitioning after divorce. She is a Divorce and Parenting Coach and author of How Do I Tell the Kids about the Divorce? A Create-a-Storybook Guide to Preparing Your Children -– with Love! This internationally acclaimed ebook is unique because it doesn’t just tell parents what to say. It says it for them -– using fill-in-the-blank templates to help parents create the best possible outcome for the entire family!

Rosalind is also a Relationship Coach and co-author of 99 Things Women Wish They Knew Before Dating After 40, 50 & Yes, 60! Her book, eCourse and workshops guide mature women toward developing the healthy and fulfilling relationships they desire. She is on the Board of Directors of ChildSharing, Inc. and WE Magazine for Women, an Advisor at, and Contributing Writer for numerous blogs and magazines. She was the 2008 First Place Winner of the Victorious Woman Award and the 2011 International Women’s Day Outstanding Service Award winner for her work with divorce and parenting issues. To learn more about Rosalind, her books and services, visit,, and

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Divorce Often Tougher On Men Than Women: How To Move On!

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2016 | 1:17 PM

While we all know that divorce can be one of life's most stressful experiences for both partners, many factors seem to indicate that separation and divorce may be even more stressful for men.

Here are a few reasons why:

Men Are More Likely To Be Caught Off Guard

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Let Children of Divorce Love Their Other Parent Without Guilt

(8) Comments | Posted May 16, 2016 | 2:47 PM

We've all heard again and again warnings for parents to not badmouth their former spouse to the children following the divorce. Clearly, while it's tempting to put Mom or Dad down for the way they've hurt you in the marriage, venting to the kids puts them in a very uncomfortable...

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Coping with Guilt As a Divorced Parent

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2016 | 10:41 AM

Many caring parents I speak to admit to feeling tremendous guilt during and after their divorce. It's easy to understand why. Parents who are aware of the emotional toll a separation or divorce can take on their children feel torn about whether they made the right decision.

Are they...

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Consistent Coparenting Eases Life for Children After Divorce

(4) Comments | Posted February 29, 2016 | 2:48 PM

Parenting after divorce takes patience, cooperation and collaboration. It's not uncommon for one parent to notice behavior differences in their children when they return from a stay with their other parent. This can be extremely frustrating or irritating, especially if your values and parenting style doesn't match that of your...

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No-Cost Advice, Support and Resources for Parents Coping With Divorce Issues Available in January

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2016 | 4:33 PM

It's no surprise that more divorces are filed in January, following the holiday season, than in any other month. That's why, as founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network, I selected January to be recognized as International Child-Centered Divorce Month each year.

The goal is to educate parents about how...

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Divorced Parents: Make the Most of Alone Time This Holiday Season

(0) Comments | Posted November 15, 2015 | 2:52 PM

The holiday season can be a challenging time for divorced parents, especially the alone-times when your children are visiting their other parent.

It's easy to feel overwhelmed with grief or self-pity. Dwelling on what used to be, and on holiday memories of the past, takes us into a downward...

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Divorce Litigation: Can Parents Afford the Real Price?

(4) Comments | Posted October 23, 2015 | 11:43 AM

You're getting divorced and you're angry, resentful, hurt, vindictive or any combination of other painful emotions. You want to lash out, to get back at your spouse or boost your own sense of esteem. Hiring the most aggressive litigious divorce lawyer you can find seems like your smartest choice. Your...

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Can a Puppy Help the Affleck-Garner Children With the Divorce?

(2) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 5:18 PM

The Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorce is making headlines once again. The couple have just given their children a new puppy, hoping to help the kids better adjust to the inevitable changes resulting from the divorce.

Can a pet be helpful to children during a divorce and the...

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Why YOU, Not a Judge, Should Resolve Child-Related Disputes

(2) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 4:00 PM

Family-focused divorce attorney Larry Sarezky is passionate about keeping parents out of court when handling disputes over child custody. Based on decades of experience Larry knows that long-term outcomes work out better when the decisions are made by the parents themselves rather than left to the legal system.

Most parents...

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10 Key Questions for Caring Co-Parents to Support the Kids You Love!

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2015 | 5:49 PM

Divorced parents face challenges that are not only complex; they are long lasting as well. There are many variations of joint parenting, co-parenting and other forms of divorced parenting based on how well both parents get along, their geographical proximity, the age of the children and other contributing factors. Every...

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Parental Alienation Following Divorce: Too Easily Rationalized or Overlooked

(4) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 4:27 PM

Parental Alienation Awareness Day was recognized on April 25. However, on any day 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 the emotional and psychological well-being of their children.

One behavior commonly overlooked as...

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Consistent Co-parenting Eases the Way for Children After Divorce

(1) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 2:58 PM

Parenting after divorce takes patience, cooperation and collaboration. It's not uncommon for one parent to notice behavior differences in their children when they return from a stay with their other parent. This can be extremely frustrating or irritating, especially if your values and parenting style doesn't match that of your...

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Divorcing Parents: Avoid the Celebrity Path. Don't Blindly Go to Court

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 1:33 PM

When famous celebrities like Maria Carey, Tom Cruise, Halle Berry and others battle through a divorce, the stakes are high. Millions of dollars are often in contention, blurring issues related to child custody and visitation. These couples hire killer attorneys and commit to paying an enormous price -- which includes...

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Coping With the Holidays When Divorced With Children

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 1:03 PM

What makes the holiday season so challenging for parents considering divorce, moving through the process or transitioning after divorce? Memories of the past. So many difficult emotions come up. It's frightening to think of what lies ahead when a marriage breaks apart. It's hard to face the differences in our...

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Domestic Violence: The NFL Needs to Step Up as Role Models

(9) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 10:27 AM

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a timely reminder for the NFL to do the right thing, to forget about the good ol' boys club and to change social consciousness when it comes to competition, aggression and power.

Aggression has its place when defending our country, suppressing our enemies,...

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Parental Conflict Alienates, Hurts and Changes Children of Divorce Long-Term

(5) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 6:04 PM

In a newsletter from Dr. Mark Goulston I read that: "A majority of teenagers, when asked if they had the choice between their parents being nicer to them or more loving towards each other, will pick the latter. The animosity between parents is very painful to their children."

Stop and...

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Divorcing Parents: 10 Questions to Ask Before Fighting Over the Kids

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 10:11 AM

Divorce attorney Larry Sarezky has created a short film to stop divorcing parents from engaging in high-conflict custody battles for the sake of the kids. I saw the film, Talk to Strangers, and was dramatically impacted by its message. Larry also provides ten questions divorcing parents should ask themselves before...

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Divorced? 4 Valuable Life Lessons to Master Now

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 6:03 PM

The aftermath of divorce can be a sense of self-discovery or internment in a self-made prison of depression and resentment. It's all about our acceptance of what is and determination to use the divorce as a pathway to a new and better life. The good news: It's all up to...

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10 Signs Your Kid Is Handling Divorce in a Positive Way

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 5:59 PM

We all know divorce can take its toll on both parents and their children. However, that doesn't have to be the case. Parents who focus their love and attention on safeguarding their children's well-being, who provide security, make sound decisions and keep their children away from adult conflict and anxiety,...

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Are Your Kids Sabotaging Your Dating Life After Divorce?

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 12:43 PM

Dating after divorce can be quite challenging for many parents who have been out of the market for some time. But it's even more challenging for your children. It's only natural for them to be resistant to any new partner you bring into their lives. And sometimes they can be...

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