Let’s Talk About Divorce

6 Tips That Will Help You Survive Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a polarizing holiday to say the least.  Some people love it and others loathe it.  Especially when going through a divorce (or recently having gone through one), Valentine’s Day can be one of those days you want to crawl into bed and not come out until February 15th.  Here are some tips […]

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Celebrating Hanukkah and Co-Parenting

How to plan Hanukkah after divorce Hanukkah is an 8-day long Jewish holiday also commonly known as the “festival of lights.”  It celebrates a military victory of a small army of Jews (the Maccabees) over the large Greek army, as well as the miracle of burning the menorah candles for eight nights using only a […]

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4 Reasons Why I Love Being a Stepparent

By guest blogger Amy Clites I know what you’re thinking – what is there to love about being a stepparent? Those of you out there who are stepparents know that it’s an incredibly challenging job. Shuttling one or more kids back and forth between homes, navigating difficult relationships – especially with the ex – and […]

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The Fun Parent Syndrome

Recently I felt like watching something funny and easy, so I ordered the film Daddy’s Home, thinking it would be your typical Will Ferrell movie. The movie was pretty funny but unfortunately, on a night where I was exhausted and just wanted to tune out, it got me thinking about one of my biggest divorce […]

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Summer Parenting Styles

Being A Parent During The Summer My parenting style in the summer is very relaxed. As long as the kids are safe, healthy and happy, I am not one to stress over naps, bedtimes, food choices, etc. My kids are used to this, and thrive on it. However, I know many kids and families where my […]

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Co-Parenting in a Divorce and Taking Children in a Bar

Can You Ever Have Your Children In A Bar? Months ago, following a firm happy hour, I wrote a blog post about having children at bars and how to handle other controversial parenting time issues while going through a breakup or co-parenting in a divorce. The blog post turned out to be a popular blog […]

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