Celebrating Valentine’s Day With Your Kids

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Valentine's Day used to be a day for lovers but these days V-Day celebrations with your children are the norm with classroom parties and art projects to make Valentine Day cards. Being a family with two homes and especially, if you're in transition, can make this occasion particularly hard but celebrating Valentine's Day with your kids after divorce is a great opportunity to reinforce that are … [Continue reading...]

Who Needs A Handyman After Divorce?

Judy Nelson

Guest Post by Judy Nelson In every marriage there's a division of labor, certain tasks you take on, certain tasks your spouse does. Living alone after divorce means there is no longer someone to share those tasks. You're responsible for them all and that can be intimidating. You might not know how to do them but that doesn't make you stupid. It just means you haven't had the experience. When it … [Continue reading...]

Should I Blog About My Divorce?

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Therapists and coaches often encourage clients to write about the end of their marriage to help process their emotions. Given how wired our world is now, the logical question then is, "Should I blog about my divorce?" My current guest Liv writes a blog Live By Surprise - she started blogging after her divorce and after she had remarried. While much of her blog is about life after divorce and … [Continue reading...]

Finding Love Again After Divorce

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Not finding love again after divorce is a common fear among people ending their marriages. While dating again may be intimidating and feel strange, there are many options today that make meeting new people easy. Liv was in her early 30's and pregnant when she left her marriage. With a toddler and an infant, adjusting to living alone and co-parenting with a difficult ex, dating was important to … [Continue reading...]

Dating After Divorce Will Help You Get To Know Yourself

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Dating after divorce is complicated. For one thing it can be hard to choose dates when you're not sure what you're looking for. However, dating after divorce will help you get to know yourself. Liv was in her early 30's when she left her marriage. That was seven years ago and since then she's remarried and had another child. In between leaving and get remarried, Liv learned much about dating … [Continue reading...]

Shared Parenting And Helping Your Child With Their Homework

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When it comes to homework, most children do better with at least some assistance from their parents. However, shared parenting time adds another dimension to helping your child with their homework. My current guest, Liv ended her marriage seven years ago and her children are now aged nine and six. While her youngest is only just starting to get homework, it's part of every day life for her son … [Continue reading...]

Handling Communications With Your Child’s School

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Once you and your STBX have separated and you're going public with your divorce, your child's school needs to know. You'll need to consider how best to handle communications with your child's school. Liv has two children with her former husband. Her children are now aged nine and six and it's seven years since Liv ended her marriage. The conflict between her and her ex has continued … [Continue reading...]