Tag Archives: children in divorce

January 26, 2016

Childfocused Resolutions

Categories: Children in DivorceDivorceParents

Here are five suggestions for how divorcing parents can provide support to their children in the new year: 1.  Keep expectations realistic.  Children go through a grieving process just as their parents do when the marriage ends.  Their energy and Continue reading…

January 25, 2016

Patience & Divorce

Having friends scattered throughout the country has shown me just how drastic divorce proceedings and turnarounds can be. My friend in Baltimore, Maryland, who was married for 5 years with no kids, had no battles over property division, and her Continue reading…

December 7, 2015

Don’t Divorce Me! An HBO Special

Categories: Children in DivorceDivorceParents

Late night browsing on HBO recently brought me to a refreshing and wonderfully honest documentary on kids of divorce. The 30-minute film focuses on children who have recently gone through divorce – it asks them questions and captures their honest Continue reading…

November 24, 2015

Bonus Families – The Best Way to View Divorce

The viral video of a father reaching out to his ex-Wife’s new husband, his daughter’s stepdad, and asking him to join him and walk their daughter down the aisle has had a huge impact. It has been shared millions of Continue reading…

November 2, 2015

Vacations and Divorce

Vacations are a common part of family life.  Some families like to camp or take close-to-home trips to a local hotel or amusement location.  Other families have vacation traditions, such as family reunions or a favorite locales that they visit 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 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 6, 2015

5 School Tips for Divorced Parents

Now that everyone is back to school, here are some important things to remember for divorced families: 1. Be Mindful of the Schedule. Parents often look forward to the routine and structure of school, that is often lost in the summer Continue reading…

September 29, 2015

People Before Numbers

It does not matter in the life of a child how much money you have in your bank account or really how fancy of a home you may live in. What matters most to that child is the quality time Continue reading…

September 18, 2015

3 Ways to Support Children in Divorce

Divorce is a challenging life experience for children, and parents worry what the impact will be on their children’s lives.  Based on my work with families of divorce, I have three specific suggestions for how parents can empathetically support their Continue reading…