Coparenting and Discipline Handovers: Who Gets To Call The Shots?

Kids act up. Testing limits is just part of the package. Deciding what to do about your child’s momentary lapses in judgement is one of the challenges of being a parent. It gets even harder when you’ve laid down the law only to realize it’s Friday afternoon and it’s Dad’s weekend. While it would be…

6 Things Children of Divorce Want From Their Parents This Holiday Season

  Dear Mom and Dad, We know this divorce stuff isn’t easy and that you’re doing the best you can. When the holidays hit, life gets a little stressful for us. Here are a couple of things we’d like you to keep in mind this holiday season that would really help us out. Thank you.…

7 Tips for Keeping it Together at Work When Your Marriage is Falling Apart

We’ve all heard the sage advice when things aren’t going your way at work, “Don’t take it home with you.” However, what do you when the stresses and worries of your home life follow you to work each day?  While a “leave it at the door” attitude sounds good in theory, creating that kind of…

My Ex wife continues to break promises – how can I help my son?

Q – I have been divorced for a couple of years and tried to be supportive of my Ex having a relationship with our son.  Even though I have made it easy for her to spend time with him,  my Ex frequently doesn’t show up and rarely calls.  She is constantly making promises to our…

Should kids be around my new boyfriend?

Q – I am in the process of getting a divorce after a 2 1/2 month separation. I have met someone else and we have been seeing each other for about a month.  My Ex has a problem with it and says it’s too soon for the kids to be around someone I’m dating.  I…