Tag Archives: communication

Divorce Apps: “There’s an app for that!”

Yes, there are apps to help make divorce go more smoothly. Edward Weinstein’s most recent blog introduces some new ones that can help make divorce less stressful and more functional. In addition, I encourage you to use Skype or Google Hangout. These are great ways of doing video conferencing with your children when you can’t see … Continue Reading

Co-parenting Rules and Breathing

 Parenting is not easy. Parenting when separated is even more difficult.  Mark A. Nacol, a Texas family law lawyer, in his blog Nacol Law Firm Blog does an excellent job describing the rules for effective co-parenting.  Mark’s list of rules may seem to be "common sense" but when you are the parent trying to work with … Continue Reading

Keeping Healthy Boundaries While Co-Parenting

Co-parenting after divorce is not easy. It’s like walking a tight rope at first.  You want to be cooperative and communicate well but on the other hand how close is too close with your ex spouse? Karen Buscemi wrote a great blog in the Huffington Post about keeping boundaries with your ex spouse. Karen says there are … Continue Reading

How Do We Tell Our Children We Are Divorcing?

Are you dreading the idea of having to tell your children that their parents are divorcing? Do you want to minimize the pain and confusion for your children? I remember the day when my ex and I told our children we were getting a divorce. It was a sad day indeed. We got some good advice … Continue Reading

Scheduling Events When Divorced

Have you been unaware of an upcoming school event (like the Christmas concert) or an extracurricular event because your spouse forgot to tell you? Isn’t it frustrating? And disappointing? It’s also embarrassing when you drop the ball and forget to pass on important information. Scheduling events, holidays and other activities for children can be difficult for any family, … Continue Reading