Tag Archives: unmarried

November 4, 2015

Getting Unmarried: A Roadmap to Resolution

Often when we decide to do something of significance, like go on vacation, obtain a college degree, search for a new job, or save for a future purchase we develop a plan.  If you are serious about the task set Continue reading…

May 15, 2015

Sufficient Conditions

Getting unmarried collaboratively is about having difficult conversations with one’s soon to be un-spouse in order to reach an agreement in which there is mutual gain – think of it as finding a way to divide a dozen oranges so Continue reading…

October 2, 2014

But Where Will I Go Trick or Treating?

The psychologist Anthony Wolf wrote a book about divorce and kids entitled Why Do You Have to Get a Divorce?  And Can I Still Get a Hamster?   I love the title of this book, because it identifies both the big Continue reading…

May 15, 2014

Summer Schedule Stress-Reliever: Effective Co-Parenting

For Minnesota families, summer feels different than other times of the year in more ways than just the warmer weather.   Because most kids don’t attend school year round, the summer months can present unique scheduling challenges.  This is  especially Continue reading…

October 10, 2013

The Collaborative Process is for Unmarried Parents Too

Unmarried and have children? You may be interested to know that “Collaborative Divorce” is not just for divorce. Learn how the collaborative process can help you. First, it may be relieving to know that you are not alone. There are Continue reading…

July 24, 2013

The Two Words Not to Use With Children During Divorce

Categories: Children in DivorceDivorceParents

As a Neutral Child Specialist, I often meet with parents who have not yet told their  children about their decision to get divorced or unmarried.  I encourage parents to create a We Statement that helps children understand what is going Continue reading…

July 18, 2013

Getting Unmarried Part II: How To Get Divorced

Categories: Collaborative LawDivorceMediation

In Part I of this series titled “Getting Unmarried” (my story), I wrote about making the decision to get divorced as being the most important and most difficult step for me.  I will tell you that after finally deciding to Continue reading…

April 16, 2013

Divorce Sounds Too Jaggedy!

As a neutral child specialist, I value the opportunity to learn from the children with whom I work, all of whom have parents who are ending or have ended their marriage or partnership.  Parents add a neutral child specialist to Continue reading…