Monthly Archives: October 2015

October 30, 2015

Finding Your New Normal This Holiday Season

Categories: Divorce

Whether this is your first holiday season post-divorce, or you’ve been through several, it’s likely one of the hardest time of the year for you. Navigating the holidays after a divorce is much like navigating the holidays after the loss Continue reading…

October 29, 2015

Forgiveness in Divorce

“Many promising reconciliations have broken down because, while both parties came prepared to forgive, neither party came prepared to be forgiven.”  – Charles Williams, British author and translator I recently came across this quote about forgiveness and reconciliation and it Continue reading…

October 28, 2015

Keeping Your Money in Your Family: Part II

In part I of keep more of your money in your family; choosing your process wisely I wrote about the well known traditional litigated court based divorce process and mediation. In this issue, I will cover Collaborative Divorce. Collaborative divorce Continue reading…

October 26, 2015

Twin Cities Fun on a Single Parent Budget

Looking for some Twin Cities fun on a budget? Going from a duel income to a single income is not only difficult, but can bring on many emotions, especially if it leaves you feeling inadequate with providing for your children. Continue reading…

October 23, 2015

To Forgive or Not in Divorce

“Many promising reconciliations have broken down because, while both parties came prepared to forgive, neither party came prepared to be forgiven.”  – Charles Williams, British author and translator I recently came across this quote about forgiveness and reconciliation and it Continue reading…

October 21, 2015

Helping Children Cope with the Stress of Divorce

Your divorce probably has you feeling like everything is beyond your control. Now imagine the lack of control your children are feeling. Yesterday they had a family with two parents living under the same roof, and today their family life Continue reading…

October 20, 2015

Keeping Your Money in Your Family: Part I

Getting married sometimes can be expensive if you let it. Getting unmarried can be even more expensive if you and or your spouse allows it to get that way. In divorce, emotions are high and often contribute to higher levels Continue reading…

October 19, 2015

The Divorce Continuum

Categories: Divorce

When a couple decides to get a divorce, they have options. The continuum of divorce processes range from a kitchen table or “pro se” process where the parties work on their own all the way to a full litigation in Continue reading…

October 17, 2015

Use Random Acts of Kindness to Lift Your Own Spirit!

Categories: Divorce

Back in August we blogged about the quote by Aung San Suu Kyi that reads, “When you feel helpless, help someone.” As humans, the simple act of helping others makes us feel good about ourselves, and when you are going Continue reading…

October 16, 2015

Getting Unmarried: Divorce & Why Goals Matter

In my financial planning practice and working as a financial neutral helping divorcing couples sort out financial issues it is often challenging for clients to clearly articulate future goals. I am not talking about the kinds of goals such as Continue reading…