08.23.13

How to Talk About Your Divorce

Talking about your divorce can be problematic. Many stumble from over-sharing or feel trapped, not being able to share at all. Below are some pointers to help you talk about your divorce. Remember, you have the power to say as little or as much as you’d like in any situation and you can stop the […]

09.18.13

Dealing with Your Ex’s New Other

  For many, some sort of relationship with your ex exists beyond divorce. Whether you have children, business interests, or other things in common after divorce, you may have to confront a new love interest in your ex’s life. Below are five tips to help you interact with the new other and maintain your personal […]

08.19.13

Co Parenting Strategies

Co Parenting Strategies 1. MaintainConsistency. Set boundaries and routines for daily practice. Choose quality time of quantity. 2. Share Parenting. Set routines for visitation and exchange. Even when you can’t look at your ex, be sure to send an email with important family issues. Be a role model for good behavior. Act the way you […]

08.16.13

Tips for Dealing with Your Ex’s New Other

Accept and Move On: The first step in maintaining a friendship with the new person in your ex’s life is to accept that your marriage has ended and acknowledge that both of you are moving on. Release yourself from the past to find peace in the present. Act with Integrity: Make kindness your language. If […]

Change is always a choice. - Allison Pescosolido M.A.

5 Tips to Prepare for Divorce

Have Self Compassion. Treat yourself with the same compassion and understanding you would show others. Break/Take the News. Do it sooner rather than later. Don’t extend the pain. Keep it short and avoid details. Be clear about what you are hearing. Is it a break, break up, separation, divorce? Take time to process your feelings and emotions. It’s […]

07.11.13

5 Tips for Single Parenting

5 Tips for Single Parenting Generate Support. Hire a babysitter, get family to help, join other parenting groups to give yourself support. Involve Your Children. Assign chores, ask the kids to help, teach them new skills around the house. Organize Your Life. Use structure as a tool to maintain sanity. Maintain Firm Boundaries. Keep firm […]