divorce

  • Divorced Parenting: Biting Your Tongue!

    Your child has two parents and although you are not in love with each other anymore, and in fact, may not even like each other, it's best for your child if you work together as parents.

  • Parenting After Divorce: Terrible Terminations

    Parental termination is a legal process in which a parent's legal rights are taken away. In the eyes of the law, that person ceases to be that child's parents, and has no more rights or responsibilities towards the child.

  • Co-Parenting in a Recession

    The recession has hit all of us where it hurts the most -- in our wallets. If you're looking for ways to save money, don't forget to look to your co-parenting agreement for ways to make some cuts.

  • Parenting Apart: Coping with Visitation and Your Baby

    It's no one's dream to be a single parent, but since half of all marriages do end in divorce and at least as many unmarried couples break up, single parenting is reality for many mothers. Arranging visitation is easiest if you remain flexible and patient.

  • Your Child and Co-Parenting

    Is the parenting plan working? Successful co-parenting means not only that the parents work together, but that the children cooperate with the process as well. All of you have to work together to help this new family structure work effectively. Here are tips to get past common problems:

  • Co-Parenting an Adopted Child

    As if divorce isn't hard enough, it can be even more complicated when you are trying to work out custody of an adopted child. Adoption often makes the situation emotionally more difficult for the child, and may make you concerned about what your rights are.

  • Don't Kill the Messenger

    It's easy to see your child as a simple way to convey a message to the other parent but it's a bad idea. When you ask your child to be a messenger, you're unwittingly asking him or her to be the receptacle for emotional feedback from the other parent.

  • Divorced Parenting: Relationship Talk

    The divorce rate for children of divorced parents may be as high as 57%. If you want to give your child a chance at developing healthy adult relationships, there are some things you can do now.

  • Divorce: How To Help Your Children

    No matter what you may think about divorce. No matter what you may feel about divorce. No matter what your situation or experience, life will change for you and your children. Follow these guidelines of how you can help them cope.