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Summer Sun – And Summer Burnout

How to Work From Home With Kids Tired, stressed, angry— burnt-out. The summer sun’s out, the school’s out, and parents are burnt-out. That was the takeaway in an interesting piece The New York Times published recently, and honestly, who couldn’t relate? With various states in various stages of reopening (and re-closing), many of us are […]

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Pride Month: Adoptions

Adoption by Same-Sex Couples The Uniform Parentage Act (“UPA”) establishes the parent-child relationship, or the legal relationship between a child and the child’s natural or adoptive parents, between a child and the child’s co-parents, or between the child and the child’s intended parents pursuant to a gestational carrier agreement as to what rights, privileges, duties, […]

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Keep the Fireworks in the Sky – Not in Your Marriage

Tips for Co-Parenting on The Fourth of July 2020 As New Jersey enters Phase II of its reopening, and with the official arrival of summer on Saturday, June 20th, more and more people will be venturing out of quarantine, and into what’s being called ‘the new normal’: six feet apart, outdoors, wearing a mask, etc. […]

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Pride, Even In The Pandemic

Same-sex Divorce in New Jersey During the Pandemic Although the 50th anniversary of the New York City Pride parade may be virtual – on Sunday, June 28th, with the hashtag #thefutureisvirtual – even the novel coronavirus cannot cancel Pride. June is Pride month, during which the LBGTQ + community rightly celebrates its victories in civil […]

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From Thriving to Surviving: More Musings from a Single Dad in Quarantine (Part 2)

Guest blog post by Alexander Zarwi As my home state of New Jersey starts to tactfully reopen, the Governor has also announced that schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year. As a working father of two elementary school-age daughters who has had more than his share of common core arithmetic, the […]

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Office for Three: Musings from a Single Dad in Quarantine (Part 1)

Guest blog post by Alexander Zarwi Out here in my neck of the virulent woods, my two daughters and I are entering a new month of quarantine. For us, that means my house has become the place where we share an office, an elementary school, and our collective sanity in unprecedented ways. Balancing homeschooling for […]

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