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Divorce

When My Ex Took My Daughter Away 

When you think about divorce these days, the stereotypical assumption is that a mom gets full custody (or majority custody) while the dad is given visits a few weekends a month. The father pays child support an...

How to Negotiate Custody and Support the Right Way

When my stepdaughter's mom served us paperwork last year to modify our custody agreement, my husband and I were shocked, angry, and scared. We're both conflict avoidant people, so the idea of going to court to...

How to Answer Your Child’s Questions About Divorce

When a mother and father separate, it can be hard for children to wrap their heads around. Even if they know you and their father (or mother) are splitting apart, they may not fully comprehend what that means for some time. You may expect older children to har...

Become a Co-parenting Champion!

Are you ready to stop fighting... and start CO-parenting? Whether you're divorced or separated from your child's mother or father, or marrying into a family with children, working together with the other parent...

Divorce and Children: Get Over Yourself

Stop fighting over time, stop putting all your focus on counting days, stop disrespecting the other parent’s time. Just stop it. Your child loves both of his parents, and he wants to spend quality time with bot...

The Hardest Thing I Had to Learn as a Divorced Mom

Divorce is hard. Divorce with kids is harder. Getting divorced with kids and trying to fix the relationship to a point where you can co-parent because you want to do what’s best for the kids? That’s the hardest. And when stepparents come into the picture, a...

Divorce with Children: What Not to do

This is probably one of the hardest posts I've chosen to write about, considering how personal the information is and how touchy the subject. I'm human, just like you, and I've made my share of mistakes. Of co...