5 Ways to Cope with School Holidays Post-Divorce

School holidays can be stressful even in the best of circumstances, from taking time off work to entertaining the kids to orchestrating how you’ll get together with all your family and friends; there’s so much to plan. But the thought of all the added stress sure to come with navigating school holidays post-divorce may make you want to skip them altogether. First, there’s the emotion you and the kids are likely to Read More

5 Tips to Resolve Disputes with a Narcissist (from a Certified Divorce Specialist)

Regardless of whether your ex has actually been diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) or exhibits similar traits, you know how easily even everyday disagreements can escalate and how futile your attempts at rational discussion can seem. So, when it comes to complex issues such as divorce, child custody, child support or spousal support you may wonder if there is any hope for a mutually agreeable Read More

4 Mental Health Tips During Divorce

World Mental Health Day is coming up and we know there’s almost nothing that takes more of a toll on mental health than a divorce. In fact, according to the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, a list of 43 stressful life events, divorce comes only second to the death of a spouse or child. Along with stress also comes a higher risk of depression and anxiety among those going through a divorce versus the general population. Read More

How Mediation Helps with Modification of Court Orders

Your divorce may be final but as you likely know all too well, life is fluid. Circumstances change and sometimes that means court orders issued during your divorce may need to be modified. If you’re still shell shocked from a hard-fought litigation battle to settle your divorce, know that with modification of court orders you don’t have to go down the same path. See how mediation can help make the process easier. Read More

Spring Clean Your Relationship: 5 Tips to Keep Your Marriage Happy from a Divorce Lawyer

It’s the time of year where many of us begin spring cleaning, a time of renewal and change. We’ll tackle the house, the garage and the yard, but what about our relationships? Yes, you read that correctly. Relationships need attention too – especially after all the stress we have endured  during a pandemic and quarantine this past year. Now is the perfect time, as Spring is all about renewal and revitalization. These Read More

How Divorce Coaching Can Support You When You Need It Most

You’ve made the gut-wrenching decision to divorce, but now what? Most of us don’t have any idea where to start. And why would you – divorce was never something you imagined would happen. While a search of Google on “How to get divorced” gives you a mind-blowing 778,000,000 opinions on the subject, that’s not exactly the personalized support you need. That’s where divorce coaching comes in – yes, it’s a thing! Here’s Read More

Five Ways to Help Your Child During Your Divorce

Through the ups and downs of the divorce process, most parents are acutely aware of how the end of their marriage is impacting their children, but many struggle to productively address the issue. Sometimes it can be difficult to support and reassure your child when you are in the midst of your own emotional battle. In today’s blog post, we’re looking at the top five ways you can help your child during your Read More

Cohabitation Agreements: Can’t Live with Them, Without One of These

As recently as the mid-1990s cohabitation was practically unheard of; only 3 percent of U.S. adults did so (or at least admitted to living together). But today the share of adults ages 18 to 44 who have ever cohabitated (59 percent) has surpassed the share who has ever been married (53 percent) according to a Pew Research Center analysis of the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG). With so many couples choosing Read More

Three Co-Parenting Tips for the Newly Divorced

Sometimes co-parenting with your ex can be really challenging, even when you know it’s the best way forward for your child. Many newly divorced parents feel a strong urge to be finished with interacting with their former partner once the end of the marriage is finalized, but cutting ties isn’t quite so possible when you share a child. It is important to keep in mind that despite all your differences, the fact that Read More

Dealing with Divorce: 5 Tips for People Who Don’t Like to Journal

When it comes to processing your emotions after divorce, journaling is often touted as a must do. But what if writing isn’t your thing? Or what if, after perusing the subject on Instagram or Pinterest, the pressure to create one of ‘those’ picture perfect journals makes you feel even more stressed? First, take a deep breath. Second, put what you think journaling is supposed to look like out of your mind. Third, check Read More