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The Impact of Divorce on Children

Children are often a central point of conflict in a divorce, and ironically, parents are typically concerned about how the conflict will impact their children. Conflict is inevitable when people separate, but it is important to avoid a cycle of conflict. While you may try your hardest to hide arguments and disagreements from your children,…

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How to Explain Divorce to Your Children

Many close friends and family members will try to give you advice on how to deal with your divorce. One of the most difficult matters to deal with is telling the kids. It may be tempting to put it off for as long as possible, but prolonging the process will not prevent you from getting…

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8 Ways to Improve Communication With Your Ex-Spouse

Communication is an integral part of our lives, as we are constantly called to interact with others to complete tasks, gain information, etc. While communicating should be easily performed, unforeseen circumstances may make even the simple act of saying “hello” difficult. Divorce taints the line of communication between couples, as the multitude of emotions circulating…

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Creating Effective Parenting Plans: Working With Your Children’s Developmental Needs

Co-parenting does not work unless parents strive to cooperate with each other for the benefit of their children, and while cooperation is certainly important, parents should also consider how their children may respond to separation at different ages. It is important to follow certain guidelines closely when figuring out how to best divide custody between…

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Successful Co-Parenting

Successful co-parenting is important for the long-term happiness of your child. Getting involved in conflicts with your co-parent will elicit a range of negative responses, as is documented in this video.  See the link below. Co-Parenting Video If you have any questions or concerns about mediation, or would like to schedule a no fee mediation…