Radical Acceptance: How parents dealing with divorce or separation can stop being miserable during the holidays

“Pain in life is inevitable, suffering is optional… even during the holidays.” Just last year, here at the McGhee household, we were having a pretty dismal December… TBH, the whole Christmas thing, was looking awfully darn bleak. See… around that time, I was working away on developing a BRAND NEW online course for separated, divorced, and never-married…

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Tips for parents on balancing stress

It seems yet another sensationalistic parenting story has caught the media’s attention with a vengeance when 45-year-old mom, Madlyn Primoff, had enough and  ditched her arguing daughters, (10 and 12 years old) on the side of the road three miles from home. While the details vary some from story to story, without a doubt it…

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Dealing with the stress of divorce by taking action

In three words, I can sum up everything I learned about life…It goes on. Robert Frost Recently while working with a client, I was once again reminded of the powerful connection that exists between action/inaction and our emotional health. Sally had been dealing with a number of significant changes in her life including a recent…

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