Successful Holidays are About Planning

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We are coming up on some of the most difficult times of the year when parents are newly separated or even divorced-Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas. The bottom line is-holidays will be different but they can be less stressful with planning. Don’t set yourself up for disappointment. Children can adapt to different rituals. They can eat a traditional meal at a non-traditional time. They can eat a non-traditional meal and turn it into a “new tradition”. They can open presents on … Read more »

How Will Your Children Remember Your Divorce?

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Do you want your children to remember that you and your spouse acted in ways you would not be proud of later? Do you want them to remember feeling insecure and that there would not be enough money? Or would you rather them remember: They were assured they would spend time with you and your spouse. They were secure that each of you loved them and approved that they loved their other parent. That both parents made sure that they … Read more »