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Celebrating Actively Involved Divorced Dads

As Father’s Day approaches, let’s take a moment to celebrate caring, actively involved divorced and divorcing dads: Fathers who put their children first even when their marriage is falling or apart or has ended Dads who recognize and acknowledge their ex’s strengths instead of bashing them in front of their kids Fathers who keep a […]

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How To Talk With Your Kids About Divorce

One of the hardest things for parents who are divorcing to do is find the best way to tell their children. We’ve asked Jill Valenti, a Family Counselor & Parenting Coach, to share some ideas about how to talk with your kids about divorce. Jill has been certified to lead the Quality Parenting Program, is […]

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How To Tell If Your Kids Are Handling Divorce In A Healthy Way

I recently came across an article on the Huffington Post entitled “10 Signs Your Kid Is Handling Divorce in a Positive Way”, written by Rosalind Sedacca. I thought she made some great points on this important and helpful topic. I’ve summarized a few of these below, but I encourage you to read the orignal post […]

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Courteney Cox & David Arquette: Modeling Amiable Divorce

Courteney Cox and David Arquette are showing Hollywood (and the rest of us) how it’s done. In a society where divorce is often bitter and antagonistic, they are modeling how to achieve an amiable divorce that is so much better for the entire family. They met on the set of the 1996 movie Scream, and […]

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Benefits Of A Peaceful Divorce

I know it seems counterintuitive, but it really is possible to have a peaceful divorce. And when people understand the benefits of getting through a divorce at least civilly, if not amicably, most will want to do just that. But how do you achieve a peaceful divorce? The first thing to do is make up […]

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Divorce Court—Private School Issue?

You want your children to go to private school, so do you hire an attorney and battle it out in court or try to talk to each other?  Depends on the process you use to go through your divorce.  If you have an attorney, they will tell you not to talk to your Ex.  My […]