The term custody refers to how parents make decisions for their children. Joint Custody means that the major decisions are made by the parents together. Sole custody means that one parent makes the major decisions. If the other parent has sole custody, you have a legal right to access information about your children from caregivers
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
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 …
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…..
The Parental Planner is a new way for separated parents to communicate with one another. It is a essentially a communications journal that is passed between parents at the time of exchanging the children.
The advantage to using a communications journal is that it avoids face-to-face confrontations. You can also ensure all the pertinent information…
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…
Are you confused by the different types of custody? You are not alone. Most people find the terms confusing.
Many people think joint custody means the children spend equal time with both parents. Actually it means that the parents make decisions together. It has nothing to do with the amount of time the children spend with…
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?
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…