Category Archives: Co-Parenting

Co-Parenting and Summer Access

It’s summer. The glory days of youth. Most kids are out of school at least part of the season and they’ll be ready to spend time with both parents. Have you read your divorce/custody decree about who’s supposed to have … Continue reading

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Co-Parenting: Putting the Past Where It Belongs

Happy New Year everyone! I hope your 2011 was a year of wonderful blessings and new opportunities. Hopefully you took advantage of each and every one. If the year didn’t go as planned, don’t fret. You have a whole new … Continue reading

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Set Your Kids Free on Independence Day

I’m back. Did you miss me? Thank you for being so patient with my absenteeism from the blog the last two or three weeks. My dad had knee replacement surgery and my mom doesn’t really drive anymore. Don’t ask me … Continue reading

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Respect: An Integral Element of Co-Parenting

Basically co-parenting boils down to “cooperative parenting” or parenting together. It is a firmly held belief with professionals that children fare better when parents can minimize any trauma during and after their divorce and can communicate, cooperate, and compromise with … Continue reading

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Don’t Use Your Kids to Communicate With Your Ex

A friend reported over-hearing a conversation between a mother and child recently. The mother was telling the child to tell her father things that basically the mother should have been discussing with him. And the child was telling the mom … Continue reading

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Social Media Is Not Always Your Friend

Facebook, twitter, and myspace can all be fun and entertaining. They have their uses. They’re great tools for building a business platform. Facebook is an excellent way to stay in touch or even get back in touch with family and … Continue reading

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Spying on your estranged spouse or ex

Many times over the years, people would bring in copies of emails (or phone records, etc.) from their ex or soon to be ex as part of their interview for their social study. Their hope was that the information in … Continue reading

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Prescription drug abuse is still a drug problem

When people talk about drug abuse, they typically mean illegal drugs. Heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamines usually come to mind. And, yes, if you are using any of these, you need to get help as soon as possible. I’ll talk … Continue reading

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Toxic Relationships

Let’s say you have a child with someone. And, that someone and you have an on again off again kind of relationship. One that sometimes gets very volatile. In most instances, it’s probably best that this relationship end and that … Continue reading

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My blog, my world and blending the two

I just started blogging last week. So, I’m still trying to work out a strategy/theme. My problem is that I’m interested in and care about a lot of things. There’s my writing of course, which I’ve barely mentioned so far, … Continue reading

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