Moving On

The Single-Parenting Perspective: The Case for Keeping Kids’ Lives Consistent

“She’s a teenager–she’ll get over it.” Actual stellar advice spoken aloud to my mom when my parents separated. Besides the obvious uncaring nature of the insensitive comment, it’s completely false.


What Can I Do If My Former Spouse Keeps Badmouthing Me in Front of Our Child?

“Your father is a worthless loser.” “Your mother is a horrible b**tch.” For children going through or living in the aftermath of divorce, hearing these types of offensive statements from

You Made It! – Post-divorce Nirvana

Divorce is Not the End? Pippin: I didn't think it would end this way. Gandalf: End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path, one that we

Motivational Monday

  Get Motivated – “Being sweet doesn’t have to rot your teeth.”  Thom Be Kind. You can do this. Keep breathing and keep moving on. To help you on your

Try Something New: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Hiking

Get outside and enjoy one of the simplest, most reinvigorating hobbies there is: hiking. If you’re new to hiking, read on to learn what you need to know before you

Finding a Way Out of the Sadness of Divorce

Despair takes full advantage when the chink in our armor finds itself exposed. Desolate. Quiet. Too quiet. One miserable emotional ghost town where nothing good takes place except getting the

Surviving The Holidays During Divorce

Holidays are typically the time that families get together and enjoy each other’s company. Vacation time is abundant and adults and children are available to spend quality time together…more

Does My Child’s School Have to Enforce My Custody Agreement?

If you live in Illinois, have children, and are in the middle of a divorce, you probably have a parenting plan or agreement. This can cover many areas, but one of