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Children and Divorce – How You Can Help Your Child Adjust

A child of divorce writes on how to help your child during divorce. What better source? Thanks to Melissa Farrell a freelance writer who lives in Kansas for her insights. Speaking as a child of divorce, every situation is different. My parents were high school sweethearts and were together for over 10  years before they decided to … Continue Reading

Four Steps to Take with Your Child After Divorce

Helping your children adjust after your divorce is essential. Heather Smith offers excellent advice on what you should do to help you child after the dust settles.   Here is Heather’s blog:     4 Steps to Take with Your Child After Divorce You have sat your child down and given the dreaded speech that you … Continue Reading

Kids in Divorce. What Do They Need?

              Here is a link to a fantastic set of articles about children and divorce. It includes the following: What children of divorce need Age level reactions to loss 10 Commandments of Divorce Steps for Recreating a Strong Single Parent Family Four Types of Parental Relationships Post-Divorce Plus more…..  It … 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

Deciding Whether to Vaccinate for H1N1

We are experiencing a pandemic of H1N1 influenza worldwide. As a result, governments around the world are asking everyone to become vaccinated. Kysa Crusco of New Hampshire has recently done an excellent blog about this issue from an American perspective. Parents everywhere are wondering  "should I vaccinate my child?"  My own opinion is that the … Continue Reading