The Art of Giving, Even After Divorce

The holidays are a time of gift giving. Most of us have a list of friends and family and loved ones we want to present with a gift this time

Having the First Thanksgiving After Divorce

It can be hard to be thankful immediately after a marriage is dissolved. Parents and children are often still feeling a very raw pain. And since the holiday occurs only

Preparing for Peaceful Holidays this November

In a poignant essay about her thoughts on splitting time with her mother and father, Elizabeth Perez describes the anxiety she feels as an adult trying to make Thanksgiving plans.

Family Fun on the First Coast

Let’s face it, times are tough for divorcing parents. And money can be very tight during this tough time. The good news is that there are still many inexpensive activities

Extracurricular Activities: Providing Consistency and Support

Imagine the following scenario of a couple: They divorced while their 2 young sons were in elementary school. Both parents shared 50/50 time with the children and they rotated on

Ideas for Divorced Parents and School Consistency

As the school year begins, it is important to share ideas for how to achieve consistency in homework routines and school preparation. Parents who are divorced or separated and timeshare

Back to School Time: Tips for Divorced or Separated Parents

Back to school time is hectic. Children are not used to early bed-times and mornings after a summer break. Parents need to purchase supplies and adjust to a new routine.

Increasingly, “nesting” is being used as a temporary parenting arrangement during divorce proceedings and sometimes after a divorce is finalized. Nesting is when the children remain in the marital home

In NPR’s series “Been There”, people who have gone through an experience share their wisdom with others who are currently going through something similar. In the link below, Melissa Smith,

Co-Parenting: Hard Work, But Worth It

A recent viral photograph is making its way around the internet. In it, four parents are seen attending a soccer game, each wearing a team jersey with a special monogram