Tag "divorce"

Who Gets Custody of the Holidays?

Adding flexibility to holiday traditions can maintain joy for children of divorce BY KARYN BRODSKY Many view their holiday traditions as “the way we’ve always done them,” but a divorce or separation can throw a monkey wrench into the best-laid

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What Should A Dad Look Like?

by Alicia Wanek How many times have you caught yourself saying something to your kids that your parents said to you like, “Don’t make me pull this car over!” or perhaps “One day you’ll thank me,” or “Because I said

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You’ve Been Served

    What to Do When You Are Caught Off Guard by Divorce by Paula Bennett | Contributor Few things can leave you feeling as emotionally blindsided as hearing your spouse, the person you once trusted above all others, say that

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Happiness After Heartbreak

  Here you are facing a new year that looms large with all the feelings of loss and anger left over from your divorce. Try as you might to put on a smile for your kids, you’re left wondering, how

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Holding the Holidays Together

  At this time of year we wish for good will and peace on Earth. But what about when you can’t even guarantee peace within your own family? by Deb Silverthorn When your children have more than one home, “home for

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Take the High Road

  Leave the Salacious Details to the Tabloids by Brad LaMorgese | Contributor Whether it is from tabloid TV shows, pop culture magazines, or online gossip pages, it is hard not to feel inundated by today’s celebrity-driven media coverage. That

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Torn Between Two Parents

  6 Do’s and Don’ts to Keep Kids Out of the Conflict Children caught in the middle between two conflicted parents is challenging to say the least. Parenting can already be quite daunting. Then throwing in high conflict between two

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When Divorce Happens

  Maintaining Balance within the Family by Kristin Cicciarelli Sometimes, divorce is unavoidable, no matter how much resistance from one or both spouses. Even worse, it can be mentally, emotionally, and financially devastating, not just for the couple, but for

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