Articles

Below I’ve listed a variety of articles that address key issues for parenting kids through separation and divorce.  Some are  more relevant to parents in the beginning stages while other posts touch on topics related to parents further down the road.

As new stuff gets churned out, I'll be adding to the list, so be sure to check back.

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Bypassing Battles with Your Ex Over Parenting Styles

From what time Jacob should go to bed to whether or not Haley should be allowed to go to a concert with her friends.  What one parent sees as a perfectly acceptable parenting choice may very well be the exact…

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Middle Ground – Handling Discipline Differences Between Two Households

When discipline differences between divorced parents rear their ugly head, even the most amiable co-parents can begin to feel edgy and frustrated. Navigating issues such as what’s an appropriate bedtime for 5-year-old Rebecca, to at what age should Charlie get…

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Paving the road with more than good intentions: tips for talking to kids about divorce

Whether it’s the first heartbreak, a scraped knee or losing a beloved pet watching your children hurt is undeniably harder than hard.  When life presents a potentially unpleasant or painful situation, our gut tells us to protect and shield our…

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“Oh no, you didn’t!” What to do when kids tell you they want to live with the other parent

Imagine. Life is just humming right along that is…until 13-year-old Abigail asks to stay out until midnight. Seems some of her friends have planned to hang out at a local movie theatre. According to her, everybody will be there and…

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