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”

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.

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”

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.

Co-parenting in the era of the McDonald’s hamburger: does divorce make the Big Mac more “evil”?

Everybody knows that kids love fast food and that parents love to give kids what kids want. But after divorce, parents are not always in agreement of what to feed the children. One argument I recently heard is that a custodial parent who feeds a child fast food – including the big mac – should lose … Continue reading “Co-parenting in the era of the McDonald’s hamburger: does divorce make the Big Mac more “evil”?”