Are You Prepared To Be A Single Parent?

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Few of us are prepared for parenthood and we’re even less prepared to be a single parent. David has three children who are now aged 17, 14 and 10. For the past seven years he’s been a single parent and he’s the first to admit that he wasn’t prepared. Here’s David: I think the most […]

Schools Don’t make It Easy For Single Parents

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Considering how common divorce is and how many of the adult population experienced divorce as a child, it’s surprising that schools don’t make it easier for single parents. David has been divorced for about seven years now and has three children who are now aged 17, 14 and 10 so he has lots of experience […]

How Do I Cope With My Ex’s No Rules Parenting?

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Expecting your ex to follow the exact same parenting rules as you is unrealistic but when you’re the disciplinarian and they’re the fun parent, you could be left wondering, “How do I cope with my ex’s no rules parenting?” David has been divorced now for over seven years and his three children are now aged […]

Help! My Ex Has A Very Different Parenting Style Than Me

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You and your spouse may have had disagreements over parenting while you were married but now you’re divorced, they may have you screaming, “Help! My ex has a very different parenting style than me.” David was married for about twelve years and has been divorced now for over seven years. His children were aged 12, […]

Creating A Parenting Plan That Works Is Difficult

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Anyone who’s been required to have a written parenting plan as part of their divorce knows that creating a parenting plan that works is difficult. My current guest David, has been divorced for over seven years now. He has three children. The parenting schedule he has now is not the schedule he had when he was […]

How To Make Living In Two Homes Work For Your Children

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While some parents do adopt a nesting arrangement so their children stay in a single home, the children of most divorced parents end up rotating between their parents. So the big question becomes how to make living in two homes work for your children. My current guest, David has been separated now for over seven […]

How Do I Stay An Involved Father After Divorce?

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Divorce for most parents means seeing less of your child and that physical time apart may have you questioning how you can stay an involved father after divorce. Today, I’d like to introduce you to a new guest, David. He was married for twelve and half years and has been divorced now for about seven […]

How Do Children React to Divorce?

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Are You Wondering How Does Shared Parenting Work?

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One of the top concerns for parents getting divorced is how does shared parenting work. The good news is that there is no rigid plan or formula that you have to follow for shared parenting. That does mean it’s up to you and your STBX to figure out what works for your family which always […]

How Do I Minimize My Child’s Anxiety During Divorce

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By Nancy Samalin You may be wondering, “How do I minimize my child’s anxiety during divorce?” Watch your words! As a parenting educator having worked with so many well-meaning, loving parents for so many years, I believe it’s a divorced parent’s single biggest responsibility. No matter how much anger and disdain you may feel toward each […]