The Collaborative Divorce Process: A Six-Legged-Race

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Clients want a divorce to be as efficient and effective as is possible. Of course we want this in most things we do.  Clients also want to protect their children as much as possible from the effects of divorce.  The Collaborate divorce process is a newer alternative dispute resolution process that incorporates a multidisciplinary team of professionals […]

Parenting Strategies to Create A Calm Environment At Home

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Being a parent can be overwhelming. Especially nowadays during our new norm: COVID. Since the pandemic began, I have noticed an overall pattern when working with parents and families. The majority of families have been facing increasing overwhelm at home since the pandemic began due to many factors. Here are some strategies that can help […]

Divorce: What About The Kids?

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While divorce can be very stressful for adults, it is often the children who suffer as a result of this major disruption in their lives. It is important to know that each child reacts differently to their parents’ divorce. Some suffer from extreme anger or destructive behaviors, while others experience emotional sensitivity or guilt. Some […]

Divorcing Smoothly when children are involved

For most people, parents going through a divorce is one of the toughest things having to deal with. Whether the divorce took place years ago or is happening right now, many kids and teens tend to feel alone and unsure on how to cope with the divorce. Parents, on the other hand, are constantly looking […]

Understanding and Supporting Teens

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Many parents struggle with finding ways to support their teens, engage their teens, or connect with their teens. As a teen specialist, the challenges are understandable to me, and especially now as a parent of a 9 and 12 year old (the teen years are around the corner and seemingly already here sometimes..lol). As a […]

Protecting ​Your​ Kids When Facing Divorce

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Getting divorced is HARD. Although we would like to manage all things in life with stability and resilience there are many times through a divorce that even the most stable, positive, strong individuals are vulnerable and will experience the ups and downs of emotions. Divorce is a process of grieving and part of this grieving […]

Co-Parenting Strategies for Divorced Parents

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Going through a divorce can bring the worst out of a couple that once promised each other forever. Your world might feel like it’s falling apart, and trying to co-parent when you’re struggling to simply keep going can be overwhelming. Learning to co-parent won’t be easy, but it’s not impossible. Use the five strategies below […]

How to Talk to Your Kids About Divorce

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Going through a divorce can be one of the most stressful and emotional times in a person’s life. It’s hard enough wrapping your own head around the event, but trying to break the news to your children can be especially difficult. Many parents struggle having this conversation because they worry they may not be able […]