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The Importance of Family



Posted on May 28, 2015

When there isn’t a good level of symmetry between their two houses, the children tend to become confused and frustrated. In turn, this creates conflict not only between the two parents but also between parents and children. Giving your child a sense of stability and equilibrium between your two houses will play a significant role in easing their stress and reducing conflict between all family...

Posted on May 26, 2015

After a divorce or separation, it isn't uncommon for children display some behavior. A child acting out shouldn't come as a complete surprise because after all, a divorce or separation is a challenging obstacle for the entire family to go through. Depending on age and other variables, children aren't always emotionally mature enough to understand why these things happen, so their frustration...

Posted on May 19, 2015

Keeping track of spending related to your child can prove to be a tedious task for any parent, but this responsibility can prove to be twice as tedious (not to mention, complicated) for divorced or separated parents. Even if you can say that your current relationship with your co-parent is amicable, disagreements surrounding money have a tendency to in incite conflict. This can be avoided if...

Posted on May 12, 2015

Going through a divorce or separation is never easy, and your emotions may feel very intense or out of the ordinary. High tensions and hasty actions can make working out a child custody plan much more difficult. Your demeanor during the time that your custody plan is being determined is crucial to its outcome. While it may be easy to get overwhelmed by your feelings towards your ex-spouse...

Posted on May 8, 2015

The rise of technology has forever changed the ways in which people communicate. Emails and text messages are just two of the ways that have made it possible for people to connect from long distances.

Posted on May 1, 2015

While every family needs to plan for the summer season, it’s especially important for divorced parents to plan ahead for the summer routine.

Posted on April 20, 2015

For ex-couples with shared parenting obligations, keeping lines of communication open with your co-parent will become a necessary aspect of your life post-split.

Posted on April 8, 2015

The kitchen calendar was a central hub of information vital to keeping the whole family on top of their schedule. Keeping a family calendar today might feel different, but in reality, only the medium has changed.

Posted on April 8, 2015

If you find yourself starting to consider divorce, thoughts of endless courtroom battles and years of paperwork may come immediately to mind. With all the stress brought on by the mere thought of divorce, you may start to believe that this is the only way it can be done. Some couples involved in a very contentious relationship may find that the courtroom is where their case must be handled,...

Posted on February 24, 2015

For those who feel they may need a crash course in family law lingo, here are a few common family law terms.