Nourishing your Stressed-Out Brain

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  These nutritional tips can help you think more clearly and make better decisions as you navigate your divorce. By Trish Krause, Certified Holistic Nutritionist February 02, 2015 There are hundreds of studies that show the effects of stress on our bodies and our brains. Humans are innately capable of handling a single stressful incident without much residual effect on long-term health – but what about the chronic stress that comes as part of the lead-up to and aftermath of … Read more »

Excluding Kids from "Family" Vacation is a Bad Idea

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Excluding kids from ‘family’ vacation is a bad idea Ex-Etiquette for Parents DR. JANN BLACKSTONE Syndicated Columnist     Q: I recently got divorced and my ex-wife has custody of our three children. I remarried a woman who has custody of her three children. Living with the three stepchildren has been a difficult transition. It has been difficult for me to deal with fathering my biological children at a distance. They do come over every other weekend, and my wife has her … Read more »

4 Things to Know About Filing Your Taxes After Divorce

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    By Lauren Young NEW YORK, April 10 (Reuters) – “Conscious uncoupling” might become all the rage now that actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin have announced they are separating in a cooperative and respectful way. But there is nothing touchy feely about divorce in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service. In fact, filing taxes after you divorce, or even separate, may be trickier than when you were together. And, as if to add insult to … Read more »

How to Avoid a Nasty and Costly Divorce War

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by Constance Gustke Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 9:29 AM ET After attorney Joryn Jenkins’ parents divorced when she was seven, she never saw her father again. Experiencing firsthand how divorce can destroy a family forever, Jenkins never wanted other families to go through that. Yet after 35 years of trial work, the attorney was convinced that the grueling divorce court process results in a long and painful experience for the entire family. So a little more … Read more »

10 Rules of Good Ex-Etiquette for Parents-Help on How To Talk to Your Kids

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 It’s Up to Dad to Reveal Details of Divorce to Kids Ex-Etiquette for Parents DR. JANN BLACKSTONE Syndicated Columnist    Q: My husband and I have been married for 10 years. He has adult children from a previous marriage. We have a 9- and 10-year-old together. His adult children have begun to ask why their dad and mom got a divorce. Their mom told them that they grew apart … Read more »