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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued