The story is all too familiar. The kids stand on the front steps, consumed by sadness. They watch their father walk toward the car. Silent tears roll down their cheeks while their dad gets in the car and drives away. As soon as he’s out of view, he chokes up and pulls over. He doesn’t want to lose … Read more about Shared Parenting v. Equal Parenting: 5 Ways the New Laws Will Hurt Kids
You’re getting divorced. You have kids. You know that you are going to need to make some sort of a parenting plan with your soon-to-be-ex. But you don’t have the faintest idea how to go about doing it. You have no idea what is supposed to go into a parenting plan, and what is not. Of course … Read more about How to Make a Parenting Plan
If you have been fighting in court with your ex for years, it is not surprising if you feel like you never want to see him or her again! You are probably exhausted, emotionally drained, and financially wrecked! You probably feel like you (and your kids) would be so much better off if your ex would … Read more about Can I Keep My Ex Away From My Kids?
Yogis know it. Philosophers know it. Parents know it: What doesn't bend, breaks. In other words, flexibility – in your body, in your life, and in parenting – is key. But even though most parents understand that to raise happy, healthy, kids they need to be flexible, it is not uncommon for divorcing … Read more about Maintaining Flexibility in Your Parenting Plan: Don’t Be a “Parenting Plan Nazi”
Tom Cruise's recent admission that his ex–wife Katie Holmes filed for divorce to protect their daughter Suri from Scientology highlights what can happen when divorce and religion mix and go awry. While religion may not be a motivating factor in most people's divorce, it can be an important part of a … Read more about Divorce and Religion: How Do Parents of Different Religions Deal if They Divorce?