The Weekend Dad & the Unavoidable Anguish That Comes From Divorce

Part time fathering is not ideal for every divorced dad. But it often cannot be avoided. Even in best case scenarios, where both parents have a joint custody arrangement where they co-parent almost as well as Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, still, many dads end up with the short end of the stick. And they … Continue reading “The Weekend Dad & the Unavoidable Anguish That Comes From Divorce”

PARENTING AFTER DIVORCE: “Perfect Parent” Pressures & Confidence Issues Can be a Challenge

Pressures to be the perfect parent after divorce can destroy your confidence and lead to mental issues The other day, I read that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, had made a comment about parenting that intrigued me. Apparently she said something to the effect that while parenting is rewarding, it can be overwhelming, exhausting … Continue reading “PARENTING AFTER DIVORCE: “Perfect Parent” Pressures & Confidence Issues Can be a Challenge”

5 Ways to Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce

Five Ways the Help Kids Cope After Divorce: Children often struggle with divorce and transitioning to the new family life that comes with this situation they didn’t sign up for. How can parents help children to deal with some of these emotional challenges and redirect their thinking to positive things? Below are five ideas: Encourage … Continue reading “5 Ways to Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce”

Is Getting Your 4 Year Old a Lip Ring Grounds for the Court to Change Custody?

There has been a lot of hoopla lately after Keeping up With the Kardashian’s Kourtney Kardashian’s daughter Penelope, who is four, was seen with a lip ring- a situation that ignited heated debate on social media. We have been discussing the Kardashians quite a bit as I mentioned in this post and this post and … Continue reading “Is Getting Your 4 Year Old a Lip Ring Grounds for the Court to Change Custody?”

Divorce with an Autistic Child: Custody, Child Support & Single Parent Challenges

PARENTING: Custody and Support of Children With Autism After Divorce The divorce rate for parents with an autistic child has been described as “terrifyingly high” by one blogger who put the rate at 90 percent! Is this an accurate statistic? It depends on who you talk to. The figures fluctuate wildly depending on the source. The … Continue reading “Divorce with an Autistic Child: Custody, Child Support & Single Parent Challenges”

11 Rules for Surviving Divorce (A free download for men)

This download from a Washington law firm promises to help men deal with divorce and answers many frequently asked questions about divorce from the perspective of men.

This download from a Washington law firm promises to help men deal with divorce and answers many frequently asked questions about divorce from the perspective of men.

Why Do “Stay at Home Dads” Have Such a High Rate of Divorce?

Not only that, but for stay at home dads, it seems the whole arrangement is a libido killer. They just lose their mojo and sex appeal.

Not only that, but for stay at home dads, it seems the whole arrangement is a libido killer. They just lose their mojo and sex appeal.

COPARENTING: Why Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick Are Great Role Models for Parents

If more parents could do like Kourtney and Scott, more children of divorce or broken relationships would probably have a healthier, happier childhood in spite of their parents having split.

If more parents could do like Kourtney and Scott, more children of divorce or broken relationships would probably have a healthier, happier childhood in spite of their parents having split.

How to Win Custody When Your Ex is a Duplicitous, Pathological Liar

Winning Custody When Your Ex is a Sociopath is Challenging to Say the Least Oye. Sometimes your ex is just a sociopath and you really are in for quite a treat trying to protect your children from this eight-faced monster. Good luck convincing the court that you are not crazy. And good luck getting your … Continue reading “How to Win Custody When Your Ex is a Duplicitous, Pathological Liar”

Are Divorced Men Scared of Remarrying?

Are Men Who Got Divorced Scared to Marry again? I don’t think I am qualified to answer that question for every guy out there. I know for myself, I got remarried less than two years after I split from my first wife. I met my second wife about six months after my divorce and I … Continue reading “Are Divorced Men Scared of Remarrying?”

The Difference Between Parallel Parenting and Co-parenting Explained

Parallel Parenting vs Co-parenting My understanding is that parallel parenting is a form of co-parenting but co-parenting is more than just parallel parenting. For example, coparenting could mean just joint custody and sharing both legal and physical responsibility for minor children – whether 50/50 or in any other ratio – after a divorce has occurred, and … Continue reading “The Difference Between Parallel Parenting and Co-parenting Explained”

Quiz: Test Your Vocabulary for Custody and Child Support Terms

About this quiz: “Test Your Child Custody & Support Vocabulary” is a quiz designed by Divorce Saloon to help you better understand custody and child support issues in your divorce. It is based on the glossary for custody and support which you can find here.  With our custom designed quizzes, we test you using various variables … Continue reading “Quiz: Test Your Vocabulary for Custody and Child Support Terms”

Cheer up the Kids (post-divorce) with Marie Antoinette Cookies

Hey, sometimes good parenting for children going through their parents divorce is all about baking cookies. Victoria Magazine’s newest issue has these amazing Marie Antoinette cookies which were created by a chef in New York. How about them for the kids this weekend? Divorce is a sad time for children but maybe you can do … Continue reading “Cheer up the Kids (post-divorce) with Marie Antoinette Cookies”

Q&A: Are Parenting Classes Mandatory After Divorce?

Research has shown that there are a number of ways that parents harm their children or inappropriately trap their children in the middle of their conflicts.

Research has shown that there are a number of ways that parents harm their children or inappropriately trap their children in the middle of their conflicts.