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Tips for Managing the Holidays during Separation or Divorce

Nov 30, 2018

The holiday season is here! For most people, this is the happiest Christmas Candles & Baublestime of the year. For those that beginning or completing a separation or divorce, they may be dreading the holidays. Whether you are spending Christmas … Read More

Stress Management For Parents

Nov 30, 2018

Parenting can be very stressful. Whether you are a stay at home parent or a working parent, a single parent or a married parent, mother or father, parent of one child or several children; remaining cool, calm and full of … Read More

Getting through the Holidays with Grace for Your Kids

Nov 30, 2018

Create a Conflict-Free Zone The holidays can be extremely stressful time of year for many people, and this is especially true for many children and parents in a divorce situation. Divorced parents have an added challenge in maintaining their grace … Read More

What Makes a Healthy and Happy Relationship? The Million Dollar Question

Sep 25, 2018

What’s the key to a successful relationship? What’s the secret? Making sure your relationship goes the distance means remembering to do the simple everyday things for each other, while not being afraid to address the big issues important to both … Read More

Parenting Children with Disabilities

May 08, 2018

Being determined Parenting a child with a disability is exhausting, overwhelming, and rewarding all at the same time. A parent’s love and guidance help that son or daughter overcome many obstacles and do what doctors, teachers and other helping professional … Read More

Creating a Long-Term Plan for Special Needs Child During a Divorce

May 04, 2018

Although divorce is hard on any child, taking care of special needs children is more complex. If you are the custodial parent, you need a long-term plan to care for your child beyond his or her age of majority and … Read More

Summer Planning for Two Household Families: Getting It Right

May 04, 2018

More Free Time for Children – A Co-Parenting Challenge Summer schedules are challenging for two household families. During the school year, there is an agreed on schedule. They know which nights the children will sleep on school nights, how shared … Read More

Forgiveness: Healing Yourself

Mar 15, 2018

Forgiveness is your choice. Forgiveness is all about healing your pain. Forgiveness is not something you are doing for the other person. Forgiveness is your path to emotional freedom from resentment. In Janis Abrahms Spring’s book How Can I Forgive … Read More

Using an “I” Message Can Flip a Difficult Conversation to a Positive One

Mar 13, 2018

How many interactions do you have with people in a single day? How would you rate them? We feel great when they are positive. Especially when it involves people we care about. But even the people we care about have … Read More

Getting Through the Winter ‘School Blues’

Jan 18, 2018

It’s January, It’s Cold, It’s Back to School. Ugh! Re-entry into the new semester for students of all ages, including college students, is often quite a struggle. Getting back into the swing of things after being off for several days … Read More

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