Tag Archives: children

When Parents Part

This book by well known research psychologist, Penelope Leach, is chock full of information that can help separated parents make decisions related to their children. This book combines practical advice with up to date research on child development. In her … Continue reading

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“The ‘Good’ Divorce”

Read this terrific blog by Christine Carter, Ph.D.in the Huffington Post 4/3/12. Dr. Carter’s ideas may help you prepare for divorce mediation. Posted: 04/03/2012 3:11 pm EDT Updated: 06/03/2012 5:12 am EDT Is there such thing as a “good” divorce? … Continue reading

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Prepare for Summer

  It may be hard to imagine while we are still enduring frigid temperatures, but in a few short months schools will close, and summer will begin.  For divorced or separated parents, the end of winter is a great time … Continue reading

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Replace “Custody” with “Parenting Plan”

Two adults generally participate in mediation.   However, these adults make many decisions that will affect the daily lives of important younger people who do not participate in mediation sessions, their children. Frequently the conversation about children begins when one parent … Continue reading

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“Making a Child, Minus the Couple”

two parents agree to share parenting, not romance Continue reading

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Playing the College Game

Planning for college is an important issue to consider during divorce mediation. Continue reading

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October is Depression Awareness Month

  Dealing with a divorce is very stressful.  It is very common for people who are planning to separate or divorce to experience uncomfortable feelings like depression.  About 10% of all Americans are diagnosed with depression.  It is likely that … Continue reading

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