Life After Divorce

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…

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I feel so overwhelmed, what can I do?

Q – I feel so overwhelmed and raw.  Between taking care of the kids, juggling schedules,dealing with my Ex and working, I am exhausted mentally and emotionally. One day just rolls into the next.  I know I need time for me but I feel so guilty taking time away from my kids. What can I…

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Going from we to me

As a divorce coach, I’ve seen lots of parents radically transform themselves when their relationships begin to unravel. While embracing change and using it as catalyst for redesigning your life, isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Hopping on the life makeover train without bothering to look at where you’re headed isn’t the answer either. Choosing to…

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Fiancé feels frustrated with my kids behavior

Q – I am planning to re-marry this year. I have two sons ages 8 and 10.  My fiancé is a really good man but he finds it stressful when the kids make a mess or leave their stuff out.   He also feels like my Ex doesn’t help the situation. When my kids spend time with their Dad it’s…

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