Changing Your Child’s Last Name

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The question of your last name is a common one for many women and even some men these days. But it doesn't stop there. You may also have to consider changing your child's last name. Wendi had been married for about 22 years when she and her husband divorced. During the divorce her children started to open up to her about their relationship with their father. That resulted in her seeking … [Continue reading...]

Time To Create Your Own Thanksgiving Traditions

The Holidays are often challenging for families with divorced parents especially in the early years following the end of the marriage. It's like learning a new dance. You have to figure out how to share parenting time and celebrations with your ex, which may mean adjusting your own traditions and rituals while taking into consideration your children's expressed needs and wishes. You likely … [Continue reading...]

What (or Who) Completes You?

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Sometimes Parenting Time Has To Be Restricted

Your child may feel many of the same emotions about divorce as you.

In the majority of situations, children of divorced parents do best when both parents remain actively involved but there are times when that isn't advisable. Sometimes parenting time has to be restricted. When Wendi and her husband divorced their two sons were aged about 13 and 16. For her, 50/50 parenting was never an option and her children had very limited time with their father. Here's … [Continue reading...]

Collaborative Divorce Ensures Your Privacy

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Many of the documents filed as part of the legal divorce process are available to the public and that can be a concern on many levels. One option then is to use the Collaborative Divorce process because a Collaborative Divorce ensures your privacy. Wendi and her husband were married for about 22 years. Wendi says they got married for the wrong reasons and it was a difficult relationship from … [Continue reading...]

Starting Divorce With A Note

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Telling your spouse you want a divorce is a hard conversation but sometimes, having a conversation doesn't happen. Sometimes, people choose to start divorce with a note. Wendi was married for about 22 years. She has two boys who were aged about 13 and 16 at the time of divorce. She husband left her a note to say he was leaving. After the initial shock, she was relieved. Here's … [Continue reading...]

Parenting is a Full-Time Job, Even After Divorce

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