Parenting Schedules

3 Tips for Parenting Separate Yet Successfully

During a live chat with Kim Iverson on her nationally syndicated radio show “Your Time With Kim,”  I offered some tips on what it takes to create the best living situation for children when parent’s split up. Figuring out how to take care of children after you separate is perhaps one of the most stressful…

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Tennessee proposing 50 /50 split in time between parents

Are we throwing the baby out with the bathwater?   I consider myself a pretty laid back kind of gal. However, there are a few words that have a permanent place on my “words I wish never existed” list. Words like residential parent, non-custodial parent, visitation, contact, custody, contact arrangements, custodial parent and possession make me…

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Preparing children for the summer when parents live apart

As the end of the school term draws near many parents start feeling anxious about transitioning their children into a summer schedule. Historically this time of year is when many children spend longer periods of time away from one or both parents due to vacations and/or scheduled extended periods of time with one parent or…

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