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Parenting Post Divorce

The Best Gift Divorced Parents Can Give Their Kids

Amy Arndt | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce
Amy Arndt

If your primary goal is to protect your children from pain, by simply handling situations with your former spouse in a positive manner, the children reap the benefits.

What Everyone Wanted To Know The Moment I Announced My Divorce

Craig Tomashoff | Posted 03.30.2014 | Divorce
Craig Tomashoff

When they were younger and divorce was still new, we stuck together so we didn't have to navigate our new world alone. Now, they have friends and interests that have nothing to do with me.

Which Would You Choose -- Mediation or Litigation - When Seeking Child Support Modification?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Since the amount of child support one is required to contribute is formulary and based on statutory guidelines, it stands to reason then that modification of child support would be requested when there is a "substantial change of circumstance."

How to Tell Your Children You're Dating Again

GalTime | Posted 06.26.2013 | Parents
GalTime

The subject of dating may be a burn that your kids are not yet ready for. It is important to be patient, loving, and understanding as you help them navigate the post-divorce dating waters with you.

10 Ways To Make Co-Parenting Less Stressful

Posted 12.20.2012 | Divorce

As any co-parent will tell you, it's not easy to keep it strictly about the kids when you call up your ex. All too often, the same communication probl...

The Most Heartbreaking Thing My Son Said To Me After Divorce

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 12.18.2012 | Divorce
Carolyn Bucior

A year after the divorce, Erik said the words that changed our family's course. "It's my fault Daddy left," he said. "If I was perfect, he wouldn't have left."

How To Be There For Your Kid After Divorce

Rosalind Sedacca | Posted 08.23.2012 | Divorce
Rosalind Sedacca

Parenting before after divorce can be complex, frustrating and confusing.

How To Tell If Your Kid Is Depressed About Your Split

Rosalind Sedacca | Posted 08.11.2012 | Divorce
Rosalind Sedacca

Depression is one of the more common reactions we see in children of divorce. Unfortunately, many parents entirely miss or misinterpret the signs of depression.

13 Secrets Of Successful Communication With Your Kids Post-Split

Rosalind Sedacca | Posted 07.25.2012 | Divorce
Rosalind Sedacca

It's no secret that one of the biggest challenges a parent faces after divorce is staying in good communication with your children.

How To Fix Parenting Mistakes Post-Divorce

Rosalind Sedacca | Posted 07.01.2012 | Divorce
Rosalind Sedacca

Whether you got divorced several weeks ago or it's been several years since your split, most of us can acknowledge that we've made some mistakes.

The Strong Male Who Saved Our Family

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 05.07.2012 | Divorce
Carolyn Bucior

Almost immediately after my ex-husband moved out, I felt vulnerable, as if my 3-year-old son, Erik, and I could fall victim to a saber-toothed tiger, a dust storm, or an unethical door-to-door salesman.

How To Parent A Teen Post-Split

Risa Garon | Posted 05.07.2012 | Divorce
Risa Garon

Raising a teen post-separation can be challenging. The following tips will help make being a single parent to teens easier.

How To Resolve Parenting Issues Post-Split

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 05.06.2012 | Divorce
M. Gary Neuman

My son is three years old and we have a great relationship. But his mother and I are divorced, and every time I go to pick him up he runs around and sort of avoids me. Shouldn't his mom be helping the situation instead of doing nothing and complaining?

Why I Could Still Kill Him

Melani Robinson | Posted 03.27.2012 | Divorce
Melani Robinson

If he were dead the hurt would stop. I could systematically build him up -- make him better -- create a complex character who loved his daughters, but was incapable of showing it, and alas, tragically, time ran out.

What Happens When A Child Of Divorce Gets Injured?

Divorced with Kids | Posted 06.13.2011 | Divorce

On Sunday night, the phone rang. "We're at Gymnex," my ex-husband said. This is a well frequented workout venue as well as a hospital, though the ...

Can I Marry Your Mom?

Strollerderby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

In August of 2006, I married my beautiful Caroline. Together, alongside her 5-year-old daughter, we entered the complicated world of blended families....

Single Parenting: No Picnic

Judith Wallerstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Judith Wallerstein

People who divorce usually know what they are running from. Often they have too little knowledge of what lies ahead.