What Can I Expect When Deciding Child Custody

A guest post from Dr. Kristine Turner… What can I expect when deciding custody or parenting time for my child? Every family that divorces has to deal with where the children will reside. It’s a very difficult question, and it’s a question that causes many people a great deal of pain and consternation. Child custody or parenting time, as it is...

Focus on the Kids!

Almost everyone knows someone who has experienced their parents getting a divorce. The breakup of a family is always challenging and emotional. It’s tough on everyone and the children often feel that their whole world is coming apart. How to help your children get through this life altering transition is critical to their well being. The most important thing...

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...

Children and Divorce: Commonly Asked Questions

A guest post from Dr. Kristine Turner:   When do we tell our children we’re divorcing? It’s important to make sure that the decision to divorce is final before telling your children about the divorce.  The mistake that some people make is to tell their children they’re going to get a divorce when they’re not sure the divorce will...

Maintaining Your Relationship with Your Adult Children

Professional Counselor Katie Saint wrote an article earlier this year about how to rebuild relationships with adult children post-divorce. According to the AARP, divorce for people over the age of 50 has nearly doubled since the 1990’s. Adult children take the news harder than one might think. Many of them question how their parents’ relationship...