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The Things Children Say

My topic this week is prompted by an issue that has come up in my own life, and I see come up over and over with clients – what to do with negative or concerning information said by the children regarding their other parent or other parent’s home. All of us want nothing more than […]

Back to School

Back to School Advice for Divorced Families

School is now back in full swing, and many newly divorced parents are having to adjust to parenting during the school year from separate households.  The following tips can help ensure your children’s success. If your children spend some weeknights at both homes, get on the same page with your ex regarding bedtime during the […]

Children

Children Adjusting to a Parent’s New Relationship and Remarriage

No matter how amicable your divorce, it is hard for children to adjust to their parent being in a new relationship. If your divorce was contentious and/or you and your ex have conflicts about co-parenting, then it is typically even more difficult for children to adjust to a parent in a new relationship. Here is some information […]

How to Handle Children’s Transitions Between Homes

There are a number of adjustments children and parents must make after divorce, and one is the children going back and forth between two homes.  While it used to be somewhat standard for children to live primarily with one parent and spend every other weekend with the other parent, the recent trend is toward liberal […]

Co-Parenting: Follow Through with Consequences

In my last post, I discussed the advice from the parenting coach regarding implementing five family rules.  In addition to this, she gave my boyfriend and I some helpful advice for controlling negative behaviors.  Here are some tips. Refuse to engage in negotiations!  You also must follow through with given consequences.  Otherwise, there will be […]