Divorce Coping Basics

A guest post from Dr. Kristine Turner… What is the number one issue between divorcing couples? I believe that control is the number one issue in any relationship and it becomes particularly clear when that relationship is falling apart, i.e. a divorce. How do control issues affect the divorce process? How you act in the divorce process can ultimately...

Holidays: How to WIN

A recent blog post from the authors of Love for Grown-Ups discusses a few tips that you can use to not feel like a loser this holiday season. We’ve highlighted a few below: Find out which days you have the kids ASAP. You don’t want to cook a wonderful Christmas dinner and find out the kids aren’t coming. You also don’t want to plan a trip...

Co-Parenting Successfully

Being a parent is the most demanding, most rewarding, and most important job in the world. We get very little, if any, training for the position. Ideally there are two parents working together to help carry the load. Even when the parents live in the same house it is exhausting and difficult. Things get even more challenging when there is a divorce or...

Mother’s Day for Single Moms

This past weekend was Mother’s Day.  It is a day to celebrate all the hard work our moms put into making us grow up to be noble citizens of society.  We oftentimes overlook all the things our moms do in order to maintain a stable and healthy family.  The sacrifices our moms took, even before we are birthed, can be easily taken for granted.  Therefore, it...

Co-Parenting Post-Divorce

The challenge of co-parenting arises from honest communication between you and your former spouse.  Trust acts as the glue that keeps both parents sincere about co-parenting.  One of the main components of success in co-parenting is when you and your spouse “both deeply care about your children and want to continue raising them in the least-disruptive...