How to Help Kids Cope with a Parent’s New Romance

For many parents, divorcing and carrying out a formal parenting plan is the first time they may be spending significant time away from their children. It's heart-wrenching and takes time to adjust to. Add the complication that Mom or Dad has … [Read more...]

What Else Does Your Parenting Plan Need to Have?

One of the most important parts of a mediated agreement is the parenting plan. How will each parent stay connected and spend time with the children? In legal jargon, this is often referred to as physical custody. That label doesn't do … [Read more...]

9 Reasons to Use Divorce Mediation

Reason #1: Divorce Mediation Puts Your Children First Creating a parenting plan in mediation is a collaborative process with a common goal in mind: to do what is best for your children. A mediator can help educate both spouses in a neutral manner … [Read more...]

Divorce Parenting Plans That Work

More and more separated and divorced parents are opting to spend time with their children as often as possible. Managing this requires a parenting plan, part of the legal agreement (MOU) that spells out a clear, specific schedule for children as well … [Read more...]

The Top Dozen Parenting Issues in Divorce

Whether you are married or divorced, children need both parents to be active, loving, and involved in their children’s lives. You are the only and the best mom or dad your children will ever have. Now that you and your spouse are living in … [Read more...]

Creating a Good Divorce Parenting Plan for Your Children

There are no conversations more poignant or heartfelt than those in which you and the other parent discuss how you will take care of your children during and after the divorce. When your children were born, you imagined parenting with your spouse … [Read more...]