5 Simple Steps to Keep the Holidays Special for your Children After Divorce

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Holidays are often filled with joy and excitement for children but can also be a source of pain and sadness when the family is no longer together. Navigating two households during the holidays requires adults to put their own feelings aside and focus on the children first. Here are five simple steps to assist in keeping the holidays special for everyone involved. Start new traditions – This is a big one. This is an opportunity to … Read more »

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In honoring the brave individuals who are breaking the cycle of abuse, Little, Gilman-Tepper & Batley is partnering with Jenell Pagan, an independent Mary Kay Representative, in sponsoring Halloween pumpkins to be delivered to victims living in local safe houses. These pumpkins are filled with Mary Kay products good for pampering the body and spirit. The hard truth about domestic violence is that every 9 seconds a woman is beaten in … Read more »

Divorce Island-How People Change When Getting Divorced

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 by Mark Banschick M.D. from Pschology Today Your Your ex-wife’s different now, and dismisses what you have to say about the kids or undermines you as a parent. Your can’t get money from your ex-husband, something he never did in the past. Your seven-year-old is wetting her bed again. You discover that your eleven-year-old is sucking his thumb. Your angry adolescent has become a goody two-shoes. Your friends don’t call. And, you are surprised by the people that do call. What is going … Read more »