How to stay resilient when life gets tough

coping with divorce is difficult, but you have options

  I hope that you and yours have managed to stay safe and healthy over the past couple of months. For some of you, it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me. I thought you should know why. I don’t know one single person whose life hasn’t been impacted by the multitude of challenges…

One Mindset Shift That Could Change How Divorce Affects Your Children

Over the past week, how many emails have you gotten so far that read something like this…“Welcome to 2020! A brand-new year and a brand-new decade,” or “OMG, it’s 2020!!! Happy Freaking New Year!! If your inbox is anything like mine, you’ve probably gotten quite a few of these. TBH, I’m not feeling it. I…

One Coparenting Mistake You Should Avoid This Holiday Season

HANDLING HOLIDAYS AFTER DIVORCE AS COPARENTS CAN BE TRICKY. The holidays are here. Although it’s meant to be a warm and fuzzy time of year when goodwill prevails, sadly for many coparents, the reason for the season transforms into a vicious game of “one-upping.” If  “one-upping” isn’t part of your day to day vocabulary, it…

Starting a New School Year – Tips for Coparenting After a Divorce.

Anybody else feeling a little frazzled over the start of a new school? Yeah, me too. The start of a new school year always feels a little bittersweet. Part of me is super pumped about having a predictable routine again (and getting my life back ? ). Another part of me dreads spending those last…

Helping children of divorce become resilient

HELPING CHILDREN LEARN HOW TO COPE DOESN’T HAPPEN WHEN WE TRY TO FIX THEIR PROBLEMS. And yet, parents do it all the time. I personally happen to be a frequent offender in this department. Even though I teach my clients about this parenting strategy all the time, it’s amazing how often I still catch myself…