COVID-19 & the Future of Custody Battles in the US

Nowadays, both parents are so much more involved in the day-to-day of their children. The argument that one parent does not know the child’s routine is no longer true.

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Breaking the Evil Stepmother Stereotype

“Being a stepparent can be as simple or as difficult as all the parties involved choose to make it.”

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5 Tips for Moms Dealing with Divorce

“If you’re in the throes of divorce, it may be difficult—if not impossible—to see a silver lining in such a mess. Yet, it’s important to remember that you’re doing this for your kids if nothing else. “

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’Tis the Season to Be Flexible

The holiday season can be difficult for divorced parents to co-parent but that doesn’t mean they have to be. Here’s a little advice from someone who knows about it all too well.

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Thinking about Divorce? Here’s 10 Things Every Wife Should Know

Like childbirth, I feel that no one tells you the real truth about the divorce process.

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Co-Parenting During the Holidays (Without Losing Your Cool)

We can effectively co-parent through the holidays if we are willing and follow a little bit of the same advice that we give our children.

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BTW, Prince William & Kate Middleton Don’t Legally Have Custody of Their Kids

Wait, so who DOES have custody? The answer is actually pretty surprising.

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12 Things No One Ever Tells You about Being a Single Dad

Nothing can fully prepare you for raising your children as a single dad.

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Lawmakers Propose “Shared Custody Act” for Divorced Parents

Michigan lawmakers are pushing for equal parenting as the new standard for divorce settlements.

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To the Good Dads From a Single Mom

Photo: Stephanie Portell
Nobody ever mentions the single dads.
And they are out there.

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My kids have one.
They hardly mention the dads who became moms, or the dads who still sent their ex flowers…

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Letter To The Man Opening His Heart To A Single Mama (And Her Cub)

Being a single mama is full of moments that melt your heart; you get to experience almost every single milestone and memory all to yourself.
But while your heart is absolutely full of love and pride to and from your…

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Does Having Children Really Change Who You Are?

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As I was walking home from dropping off our kids at school with my neighbor, he confided in me that his daughter had come home to him the night before in tears. He…

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How to Minimize Conflict When Sharing Child Custody

Photo: Stuart Townsley
Unfortunately, nearly half of marriages end in divorce. For couples with children, this means potential conflict that can disrupt children’s lives and have a long-lasting negative emotional impact on them, unless the break up is handled in…

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My Light Went Out

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I found myself Googling, “Should I stay for the kids.” I begged God to tell me what to do. I cried daily as I walked around my perfect house. Six years of marriage counseling, three beautiful boys, no…

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12 Things Moms Should Openly Admit

I am a mom in many ways… I have 2 kids I gave birth to, 4 step-kids and 1 we recently gained custody of through a family member. Yep…You counted that right…7 kids in all. Clearly, I love kids but…

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