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.

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I don’t want to!!! What to do when kids have a meltdown over seeing or talking to the other parent.

Your stomach starts knotting up and a sense of dread washes over you. You wonder to yourself, “How did it get to be that time again so soon?” Holding your breath, you enter the room desperately hoping that this time…

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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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