SO... WHAT IS THIS BLOG ALL ABOUT?
It’s right up there with telling your children about the split — another anxiety-producing, watershed moment in your life as a divorcing parent. The day one of you moves out. Whether you’re staying or going, you’re worried about your kids. Even if you know lots of...read more
Whatever your politics, you'd have a tough time arguing that the recent tax overhaul is good for divorcing families. Rather, it adds insult to injury for folks facing the financial challenges that come with having to stretch an already tight budget to cover a second...read more
Here are 8 tips for learning to disengage from a harassing or overly-emotional ex spouse.read more
At its best, parenting is a series of educated guesses and course corrections. Parenting during divorce? It’s like trying to paint a still life in a sandstorm. You want to get it right, but you’re only human.read more
Many separating and divorcing parents (as well as parents who have never been married) hire divorce experts from the mental health field (like me!) for help crafting their custody agreement -- the document that describes how they will make decisions and take care of...read more
We’ve been divorced almost 2 years now and my ex still won't make eye contact when he drops the kids off at my house. I always ask him how he's doing or invite him in for coffee, but he just grunts "no thanks" and heads back to his car. I don't get it- he must know...read more