Divorce

The BEST TV Shows with Nontraditional Families

If you know me personally, you know I’m a TV junkie… and I love it all! From comedy, to drama, and even the shows made for kids… if it has even a little bit of a story line, I’m all in! As we are fighting da...
15 Mind-Blowing Facts about Blended Families

15 Mind-Blowing Facts about Blended Families

This weekend, my husband, stepdaughter, and I attended my sister's high school graduation. My inquisitive 8-year-old asked me how I was related to the graduate, and thus, a detailed family tree conversation ens...

A Quick Reference to Common Custody Schedules

There's a big "C word" in the shared parenting world: custody. Parents love their children so much, and it's hard to be satisfied with the time you have. Whether it's 80% or 20%, it never feels like enough. Have you heard the saying, "The days are long but the...

Building Confidence after Divorce

Going through a divorce can really put your self-esteem through a loop. Whether you wanted the divorce or not, either way you'll be battling some pretty confusing emotions. You might be wondering why you weren'...

How to Negotiate Custody and Support the Right Way

When my stepdaughter's mom served us paperwork last year to modify our custody agreement, my husband and I were shocked, angry, and scared. We're both conflict avoidant people, so the idea of going to court to fight for time with our daughter was nauseating...

How to Answer Your Child’s Questions About Divorce

When a mother and father separate, it can be hard for children to wrap their heads around. Even if they know you and their father (or mother) are splitting apart, they may not fully comprehend what that means f...

Divorce and Children: Get Over Yourself

Stop fighting over time, stop putting all your focus on counting days, stop disrespecting the other parent’s time. Just stop it. Your child loves both of his parents, and he wants to spend quality time with bot...