Failings are like Filings

Failings are like filings... like chips being chopped off a block, fragments of rock from the sculptors chisel, like iron filings being removed with a rasp. Rasp off your rough edges

Misery LOVES Company

You have been there. You text your BFFs in the middle of the night, “I’ve found my soul mate. We have been chatting and texting and we have 5 hour conversations and he understands me better than anyone ever has.”   “She just gets me. It is so powerful and amazing

Three Parenting Mistakes Good Parents Make — Mistake #3

The Third Mistake parents make is speaking negatively about one another in front of their child. Let me widen the definition of speaking negatively to include disparaging body language, undermining indicators of disapproval at the mention of the other parent, and oversharing with the child the “truth” about their other parent. Anything

Three Parenting Mistakes Good Parents Make — Mistake #1

Married and divorced parents are capable of good and terrible parenting. Most parenting mistakes come from good intentions gone slightly askew. Parenting with some particular vulnerabilities look different in a

Spousal Support

When should you pay alimony? There are factors to consider by the judge in deciding whether alimony is appropriate. The court can order alimony if the spouse asking for alimony does not have enough to support himself and one of the following: • If one spouse is convicted of committing

What is Mediation?

Divorce cases have shown a new trend over the past few decades, with mediation becoming an increasingly popular form of resolution. When you consider the costs and emotional weight that comes with divorce, coming to an amicable solution is often the best way to move forward. In fact many of

How a Life Coach Saved My Sanity

Sometimes when I look back on my marriage, I wish my husband had been cheating on me instead of cheating on me. That statement can be a little confusing… let

How To Tell Your Children About Divorce.

Divorce can be a traumatic experience for your children. No matter how old they are, the divorce will be hard for them to understand and eventually to accept. Some children in fact harbor hopes that their parents will get back together even after several years of living apart. Many children

The Secrets To Moving On

We all have been at a place where we feel paralyzed. We can’t move. We hyperventilate and feel like we are going to faint. Losing confidence is part of life and if you have not you might be a liar or were weaned on some magic medication. There seems to