Remember to Thank Your Thanksgiving Hostess

Whether you're a house guest or dinner guest, a gift to thank your Thanksgiving hostess will always be appreciated. Personally, I think it's particularly thoughtful when you've asked what you can bring and your hostess tells you don't need to bring anything. You know the effort and the thought as well as the time that goes into preparing for guests and a surprise gift tells your hostess that you … [Continue reading...]

Being Prepared for Thanksgiving Makes It More Enjoyable

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Thanksgiving is just a week away. That could mean you're looking forward to it with excitement or dreading it or even a mixture of both. This is especially true if you're newly-separated and are still figuring out how to collaborate with your ex but the challenges of celebrating Holidays after divorce continue as children grow older or leave home or new partners need to be incorporated. Either way … [Continue reading...]

The Surprising Lessons From Divorce

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Unlike a marriage or the birth of a child, divorce is not one of life's major events that anyone wants. It's emotionally and logistically challenging and in the moment, it seems never-ending. You doubt yourself and doubt that you'll survive. Yet, you will get through this. You may even grow from the surprising lessons from divorce. Wendi was married for about 22 years and has been divorced now … [Continue reading...]

Stepping Up After Divorce

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Developing A New Career After Divorce

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There is inevitably less money after divorce and that means adjusting your lifestyle and/or increasing your income. It can also mean developing a new career after divorce. Wendi was a nurse when she met her husband who was a physician. After their marriage she helped run the medical practice for much of their 22-year marriage. Given the hostility of their divorce and the small town where they … [Continue reading...]

Helping Your Child Accept Their Other Parent

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The process of getting divorced often puts parents in opposing corners and that can bring out the worst behavior in any of us. What may have been hidden during the marriage is now exposed. However, you and your ex are both still parents and it's your responsibility to help your child accept their other parent. Wendi was married for about 22 years and while she has very little contact with her … [Continue reading...]

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...]